Wireless Access Planner

Date: Sep 10, 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.

Wireless Access Planner – Service Expansion
Rogers is investing in our service expansion plans and will be growing our Network team to support a number of initiatives to extend our wireless network reach to more costumers and businesses nationally.

This position, reporting to the Manager, Wireless Access Network Expansion, will provide technical experience in coverage and capacity planning against Service Expansion Plans for rural and underserved communities as well as in and out of footprint greenfield projects. 

 

Responsibilities:

  •  Plan, budget, and initiate Service expansion projects to support network evolution and to meet growing subscriber demand.
  • Develop and analyze alternatives to recommend the most economical solution to meet departmental and organizational objectives regarding network service expansion, subscriber growth and usage patterns.
  • Technical review of existing and forecasted network performance which includes gathering input from network statistics, RF Engineering, Network Operations as well as Marketing. Work with Regional RF Engineering and Performance teams to apply the appropriate actions to address any network capacity requirement and quality issues in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with business teams to develop multiyear Service expansion plan for FWA.
  • Recommend course of action to management to resolve capacity and technical issue within the access network. Provide comparison of costs and/or impact of these recommendations versus other options.
  • Collaborate with Business teams, Regional Planning, Network Implementation and Engineering teams to communicate priorities, support, and guidance for Rogers RFP teams to ensure timely delivery of planned programs and RFP submissions.
  • Conduct studies for special projects

 
Qualifications:

  • Highly effective leader & strong communicator with strong understanding of the LTE and 5G RAN (Radio Access Network) capacity and optimization process
  • Highly adaptive and flexible to changing environments and priorities. Ability to lead Wireless Planners to deliver on objectives.
  • Strong understanding of designing & building, Capacity dimensioning and monitoring of Wireless Access Networks and systems including experience with roles and functions of all access network elements. Well versed on industry standards, LTE, 5G, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), Wireless Private Networks (WPN)
  • Strong financial acumen, understanding of project budgets and cost analysis
  • Education experience should include a post-secondary education, Bachelor of Electrical or Telecommunication Engineering preferably.
  • Strong aptitude for research, data analysis and trend development
  • Advanced knowledge of MapInfo, Power BI and other mapping and analytics tools
  • Professional designation with 3 years of work experience in a wireless environment
  • Ability to operate autonomously, within general direction guidelines.
  • Personal Competencies: Self Motivated; Leadership; Problem Solving / Judgment; Customer Service Orientation; Teamwork and Collaboration; Initiative; Achievement Orientation

 

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: 244099
 
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 


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Location: North Vancouver, BC, CA Brampton, ON, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Montreal, QC, CA

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