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Wireless Access Network Planner


Posted 17 Days Ago18015094-1563014

Job Description

At Rogers we're for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you're a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.


Wireless Access Network Planner - Central Region
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.
Rogers is currently 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 Wireless Access Planner in the Network Planning team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the RF planning of the radio networks UMTS-HSPA and LTE.     
What you will do..
. Identify site capacity requirements
o Analyse low capacity / low throughput sites for capacity planning or capacity optimization
o Drive Radio Engineering for RF capacity optimization and track progress for implementation success
o Provide inputs to senior wireless access planners for  new capacity sites
. Localise immediate and event capacity requirement
o Identify sites requiring hot spot capacity
o Find technical solution for hot spot
o Cost estimate and CA for hot spots
o COW deployment
. Plan, budget and initiate expansion / rollout projects to support network evolution and to meet growing subscriber demand.
. 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.
. 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 RF Engineering to apply the appropriate actions to address any network capacity requirement and quality issues in a timely manner.
. Collaborate to develop Three Year Network Capital Plan.
. Recommend course of action to Senior market Planner 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 Regional Network Implementation and RF team for support and guidance for site acquisition, lease and design issues.
. Conduct studies fort special projects
What you have..
. Undergraduate degree with 3-6  years of work experience in a wireless environment
. Professional designation is preferable
. Strong understanding of Wireless Network functionality and elements.  Full Scope of HSPA/LTE Radio Access
. Strong knowledge of HSPA and LTE capacity requirements and capacity KPIs
. Strong understanding of the RAN (Radio Access Network) capacity
. Familiarity with Ericsson radio base station hardware and configuration
. Strong aptitude for research, data analysis and trend development.
. Strong planning and budget skills.
. Microsoft Office suite
. Ability to provide direction and guidance to internal and external groups.
. Specific background in projects involving multiple geographic regions, cross-functional teams
. Ability to manage and track project (or projects)
. Ability to operate autonomously, within general direction guidelines.
. 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: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Rd - Store (5439), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 118053
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We've been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we'll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today.
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 can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering || Canada (CA) || ON || Brampton || SF:LI-DG1 ||


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