Solutions Architect (Voice Core)

Date: Sep 11, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Reporting to the Manager, Network Solutions, in Technology and Service Integration group, the Solutions Architect will act as a Senior Subject Matter expert to drive Solution Design & Implementation for Voice & Data Services. The Solutions Architect will be a technical SME on Voice services (VoLTE, CS) and wireless networks like LTE & 5G. SI should be able to lead the solution design of the projects and also be able to coordinate the E2E perspective during implementation.


What you will be doing:

  • As a Solutions Architect (other wise known as a System Integrator at Rogers) you take full ownership of your deliverables. This includes:
  • Solution Design of Voice Services (VoLTE, CS Voice, SMS, Voice over NR, Location based services, IMS 911, CS 911)
  • Solution Design comprising of VoLTE & Voice NW nodes, like CSCF, SBG, MTAS, MMTEL-AS, SCC-AS, HSS, HLR, MSC)
  • Review and dissection of Business requirements.
  • End to End network service impact assessment
  • Conduct Requirements Analysis for new and modified services and products and associated required technologies. Solution may involve new and untested technology, applications or approaches. Requirements involve large revenues and/or medium-to-long-term impact to the business. 
  • Participate in developing solution options analysis and providing an optimum recommendation that meets the stated requirements in functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, cost and support.
  • Assign and outline work for the technical staff in developing and producing suitable End to End Solution Design and Network Requirement Specifications
  • Able to review, understand and enforce implementation of 3GPP and other relevant standards, during Solution design phase.
  • Able to make call flows and use cases for VoLTE, SMS over IP, SMS over SG, CS Call, Emergency calls, Voice over NR.
  • Able to make call flows and use cases for 4G & 5G.
  • Development and support of IT interface specifications – Provisioning/Charging
  • Ensure disciplined, methodical and professional design process is executed on a consistent basis.  
  • Represent the department amongst and coordinate with peer departments such as Product  Development, Engineering, Implementation, IT, and Operations to ensure effective planning, design and efficient implementation and hand-over between departments.
  • Identify and devise new and novel approaches and methodologies relative to established guidelines to effectively manage technical, product, or business risks.
  • Manage Vendors to design, deploy, and integrate their portion of the solution, including: reviewing quotes and scope of work documents, requirements and design specifications, acceptance test plans and test results. Assist coordinating Vendor activities with required departments.
  • Able to lead of teams for solution design and implementation, with focus on technical, financial and business aspects.
  • Be aware and adhere to all applicable Health and Safety regulations, in accordance with legislation and related Company policy.


What you have:

  • Education: Graduate or Undergraduate university degree in electrical/computer engineering. Major in telecommunications is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Voice Core, preferable Ericsson Voice Core (CSCF, MTAS, SBG, SCC-AS, MMEL-AS)
  • Minimum ten years of technical experience in Telecom
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Solutions Architect.
  • Knowledge of IMS application servers like MMTEL-AS, SCC-AS, Enterprise AS.
  • Knowledge of Packet core, preferable Ericsson Packet Core including: MME, SGW, PGW, GGSN, SGSN
  • Knowledge of Wireless networks and Data networks including: 4G & 5G
  • Knowledge of User databases including: HSS/HLR/CUDB & SAPC
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and related protocols as well as routing protocols (BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS)
  • Knowledge of DHCP, DNS, NTP, TOD, TFTP, HTTP, POP3, SMTP, NNTP protocols.
  • Knowledge of IOT, M2M, Massive IOT, CAT-M1, NB-IOT
  • Knowledge of virtualization, VNF, SDN, NFV.
  • Knowledgeable of Telecom Industry standards and forums, such as 3GPP, GSMA, OMA, ITU-T, IETF, Cable Labs, Packet Cable, SCTE
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Capable to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work on complex problems where analysis requires in-depth evaluation of various factors in order to determine all options and arrive at the best solution
  • Creative and effective decision making to solve problems/achieve results


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 242152
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 

Job Segment: Solution Architect, Architecture, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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