Technical Manager Service Expansion

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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.


PLEASE NOTE:  Position is based in Burnaby / Calgary / Edmonton


Technical Manager Service Expansion

Imagine working for an exciting entrepreneurial company where employees are committed to meeting big challenges and making a real difference. That's Rogers. A leading communications and media company where people come to do great work. Right now we are looking for talented individuals to join our winning team where you will have a chance to innovate, grow and to do what really matters

As a Technical Manager Service Expansion in the Engineering team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the service expansion plans of the wireless, FWA, PTP, PTMP, and Fibre/DOCSIS networks in Western Canada.      


Responsibilities Include:

  • Technical review of markets recommending the most economical last mile solution to maximize the revenue, while growing the wireline and wireless networks.   The network plan should be executable using existing and future network infrastructure and determining the best deployment for an area for the next 3,5,10 years.  The plan includes gathering input from appropriate business units, vendor capability, and annual growth models provided by the national teams.
  • Develop and analyze alternatives in order to recommend the most economical solution to meet departmental and organizational objectives regarding network expansion, subscriber growth and usage patterns.
  • Develop Three Year Network Capital Plan for Market and present the capital requests to senior leaders in organization for approval.
  • Recommend course of action to management to resolve capacity and technical issue within the wireless/wireline/FWA/PTMP/MW transport network. Provide comparison of costs and/or impact of these recommendations versus other options.
  • Collaborate with Regional Service Expansion and network teams to communicate priorities, support and guidance for site acquisition, GPON/DOCSIS deployments and to ensure timely delivery of planned programs.
  • Responsible for the design and planning of standard and new optical architecture, considering optical link reach, fibre design efficiency, network reliability, redundancy and scalability. 
  • Plan end-to-end fibre solution and/or provide instruction to support staff and engineering contractors for the successful delivery of plan. 
  • Review business requirements and engineering plans and deliver accurate and reliable last mile solutions including FWA/PTP/PTMP/DOCSIS/Fibre solution. 
  • Provide fibre network design alternatives in optimizing fibre network capability. 
  • Prepare full budgetary costing to include in CA’s which will lead to BOM and POs



Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate degree with 7 years of work experience in a wireless environment or equivalent work experience.
  • Professional designation recommended

Technical skills

  • Strong understanding of Wireless Network functionality including Wireless/FWA/PTMP/MW transport and Wireline/DOCSIS architecture.  
  • Able to determine best last mile solution from cost/quality standpoint to serve underserved communities, creative solutioning for last mile solutions.  
  • Solutioning for FWA, Point to multi point, Microwave technologies, and GPON/DOCSIS deployments
  • Strong understanding of the RAN (Radio Access Network) capacity and optimization process
  • Strong aptitude for research, data analysis and trend development.
  • Strong planning and budget skills
  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Competencies
  • Proven ability to lead and direct within department and provide direction and guidance to internal and external groups.
  • Specific background in projects involving multiple geographic regions, cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and track project (or projects)
  • Ability to operate autonomously, within general direction guidelines.
  • Personal Competencies: Leadership; Problem Solving / Judgment; Customer Service Orientation; Teamwork and Collaboration; Initiative; Achievement Orientation.
  • Highly motivated individual with superior organizational and analytical skills.





Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1600 - 4710 Kingsway (016), Burnaby, BC 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 243288
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:  Digital & Technology 





Burnaby, BC, CA Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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