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Optical Transport Planner - 135979

8200 Dixie Rd., BRAMPTON,, ON
Role: Optical Transport Specialist
Key Responsibilities/Job Functions:
  • Issue Network Planning Specifications (NPS) that clearly explain, justify, and initiate augmentations and reconfigurations to the ROGERS transmission network.
  • Monitor transmission capacity usage and initiate timely upgrade plans.
  • Create and maintain a capital budget for their area of responsibility.
  • Maintain network planning documentation corresponding to their area of responsibility.
  • Short-term and long-term IPRAN capacity planning based on demand and projected growth rates to support new Wireless technologies (LTE advanced, 5G).
Job Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of SQL/JAVA/Linux.
  • Experience with APIs such as JSON/REST/SOAP.
  • Familiarity with network technology such as IP/SONET/DWDM/Flexgrid/business grade ethernet services (MPLS/VPLS/EPL/EVPL).
  • Working knowledge of a network inventory tool, such as Netcracker/Objectel/NRM.
  • Experience with system integration and automation.
  • Experience with tool migration.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel.
  • Produce and present technical training/information to a wide audience.
  • Undergraduate qualification, preferably in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication, or Computer Engineering.
  • 7 years experience in engineering/planning transmission networks.
  • In depth understanding of various types of mobile backhaul topology.
  • Knowledge of IPRAN capacity planning/dimensioning principles
  • Experience in engineering and planning of L2/L3 IP networks a definite asset.
  • Knowledge of IPRAN performance management protocols, particularly TWAMP.
  • Advanced understanding of current and next generation wireline transport technologies: CWDM, DWDM, OTN, SONET, PON, Active and Fronthaul.
  • Knowledge of current and next generation wireless transport technologies: licensed and unlicensed microware (MW), LOS and n/NLOS MW, P2P and P2MP MW, mmMW (E-band, V-band).
  • Knowledge of synchronization protocol: PTP 1588, SyncE, NTP
  • Knowledge of 2G/3G/4G/5G architecture and RAN elements
  • Strong business writing skills, particularly in report writing.
  • Advance level of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access) and database software.
  • Strong budgeting and planning abilities.
  • Proven analytical, planning and forecasting skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams     

Mandatory Skills:       
SQL (3), PYTHON (3), GIS (3)   

Nice-to-Have Skills:   
ORACLE (3)     

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