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Planner, In Building & Small Cells

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Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Burnaby, BC, CA, V5H 4H4

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.

Planner, In-Building and Small Cells Planning

As a Planner on the In-Building and Small Cells Planning team, you will be responsible for scoping the investment and direction needed to evolve the Rogers Wireless networks in the areas of In-Building and Small Cells to meet the present and future needs of customers.  In this role, you will have opportunity to apply your superior analytical skills and wireless technical knowledge, as you innovate cost effective plans for solutions to provide the best customer experience.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

    Reports to the Manager, In-Building and Small Cells Planning
    Collaborate on development of a national 3 yr plan for in-building and outdoor small cell applications
        Develop analysis algorithms to use geodata sources and other network statistical data to identify the most beneficial investment opportunities for in-building infrastructure.
        Interface with Macro Planning Team to identify all areas requiring challenged coverage augmentation where Macro sites cannot be implement for whatever reason (eg, high end residential, specific municipal restrictions, etc), and plan outdoor small cell requirements to address)
        Interface with internal design and implementation groups for best fit solutions and costing
        Analyse/prioritise most needed indoor small cell requirements to provide experience enhancement and capacity augmentation
        Execute network stats analysis and work directly with Business Units to identify in-building needs and incorporate into network plans.
        Assist in the preparation of the budget for inclusion in large network CAs.
        Provide guidance and direction to internal design groups to oversee realisation of plans
    Prepare competitive analysis to fully understand competitor’s small cell and in-building investment motivations and tactics.  
    Maintain current knowledge of vendor small cell technology evolution roadmaps and initiate appropriate first technical implementations as necessary to investigate applicability to address Rogers needs
    Work with municipalities and large landlords together with internal Real Estate specialists to develop strategic arrangements for small cells and in-building coverage solutions.
    Monitor spend and progress for In-Building and Small Cell network investment

Collaboration

    Collaborate with other internal and external departments as required
    Assist the manager to execute actions and deliver results in an organised fashion

Reporting

    Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
    Financial reporting knowledge for cost modelling and budgeting
    Ability to work effectively with equipment and service vendors
    Prepare executive level professional presentations of engineering plans and recommendations

Qualifications

    Extensive experience in data analysis for development of business and technical modelling to determine feasibility and to drive beneficial outcomes
    Minimum 4 years experience in the wireless telecom industry
        Preference given to extensive experience in the area of 3G/LTE network design
        Extensive in-building design experience using IBWave would be an asset
    Strong organisation and presentation skills including proficient use of PowerPoint and Excel and experience preparing highly effective presentations and reporting.
    University Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Telecommunications) preferred
    
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 4710 Kingsway, Suite 1600 (157), Burnaby, BC
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 114207
 
WHY ROGERS?
 
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:
 
    Simplify and innovate
    Take ownership of the what and the how
    Equip people to succeed
    Execute with discipline and pride
    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 RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
 
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City: 
Burnaby
Employer Company: 
Rogers

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