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Senior Enterprise IP Network Planner


Brampton Ontario
15 Jan 2018
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Senior Enterprise IP Network Planner

Date: Jan 1, 2018

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

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.


Reporting to the Manager of Enterprise IP Networks, the Senior Enterprise IP Network Planner will be involved in a number of different projects with a focus on Enterprise IP Services. The successful incumbent will perform the role of a senior planner in a diverse area of engineering which includes Internet, MPLS-VPN, SIP and other IP Services. The incumbent will assist in developing plans and criteria for a variety of engineering activities and seek opportunities to optimize networks. The Senior Enterprise IP Network Planner is responsible for evaluating performance reports, integrating new sites / devices into networks, and ensures that specifications/plans have been engineered to acceptable standards.


What you will be doing...

  • Participate in the development of the architectural design of new features and enhancements. 
  • Develop and produce suitable Engineering Design Specification, Engineering Planning Specification. Plan and support the defined services and products within the established architecture and security policies
  • Represent the department by coordinating with peer departments such as Product Development, other planning groups, Implementation, IT, and Network Operations to ensure effective planning and efficient implementation and hand-over between departments
  • Execute and document the necessary testing requirements to evaluate the proposed designs and to validate the technology platform or systems, as well as any new IOS versions (laboratory, network verification, operational readiness), and provide recommendation to Network Operations for Production deployment
  • Identify and devise new and novel approaches and methodologies relative to established guidelines to effectively manage technical, product, or business risks
  • Participate and contribute to the development of the 3-5 year Capital spending roadmap and evolution
  • Produce clear, well-crafted project plans with specified tasks, milestones, and effort required against the desired service introduction and/or modifications to existing Network
  • Accurately determine capital and operating expenses, and obtain required approval for budget funding. Manage spending to budget and manage cost overrun issues
  • Provide Tier 5 & 6 engineering support to Network Planning and Operations, and Enterprise Customers
  • Provide regular project status and issues for escalation.


What you have...

  • Minimum 5 years of technical experience with a major Internet Service Provider (MSO or Telco) and direct involvement in building large communications networks
  • Technical experience with data center network solutions and direct involvement in building data centre geo-redundancy DC
  • Knowledge of Soft Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies
  • Graduated with an undergraduate University degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Cisco CCIE certification (Routing & Switching) or equivalent will be preferred
  • Alcatel Lucent NRSII will be an asset



Experience in business services

  • Architecting and designing Service Provider and Carrier based IP/MPLS Network solutions
  • Experience in a large, diverse, and multi-location WAN and Telecommunications environments preferred
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with IP Multicast and Multicast-VPNs, BGP, OSPF, BGP-VPNs, VLL, VPLS based services
  • Quality of Service (QoS) and Class of Service (CoS) Technologies
  • MPLS networking with VPLSs, VPRNs, Martini tunnels, LDPs, RSVP-TE, FRR, VRRP, VLANs, VLLs, LSPs, 802.1Q/p/x, DSCP and internetworking w/ ATM/Frame-relay
  • Multicast and Multicast routing protocols: PIM-DM, PIM-SM, MBGP, MOSPF, MSDP, SSM, IGMPv3, CGMP
  • Building and support of IPsec VPN and Cisco DMVPN solution
  • Configuration and troubleshooting on access / CPE platforms:
    • Alcatel-Lucent 7750, 7210, GPON /EPON 7360 and 5620 SAM would be an asset
    • Cisco 800, 1900, 6500/7600, 12410 series routers, Nexus 9000 and ASR9000, ASR1000
    • Security platform such as Cisco: FWSM, ASA, PIX, CSM, ACE and Juniper: SRX 5800/3400
  • Data Centre design and VXLAN
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Highly adaptive and flexible to changing environments and priorities
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: 113366
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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