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Sr. Wireline Engineer-IP Core Eng-135939

Brampton, ON
Wireline Data Core – Senior Wireline Engineer Job Description

Wireline Data Core Engineering under IP Core Engineering Department is accountable for the development and evolution of wireline network technologies including Virtual CCAP, Distributed Access Architecture (Remote PHY and Remote MACPHY devices), Passive Optical Network (PON). The team works to develop architecturally sound and financially viable network solutions that meet approved Product requirements and alignment with business strategies.
The Senior Wireline Engineer position, reporting to the Manager of Wireline Data Core Engineering, will work as a senior technical SME (subject matter expert) primarily responsible for potential Rogers – Shaw integration work in the areas of DOCSIS CMTS network, DAA and PON networks. The position will assess network architecture design and options, financial and cost estimations, integration effort and time assessment. The position will also design, evaluate and recommend architectural design options. The position works with a group of highly qualified professionals engaged in developing complex technical solutions.

General Roles & Responsibilities:

Liaison with Network and IT technical teams, Products/Business stakeholders, and Finance

Participate and contribute on the development of the 1-5 year architectural design, integration options and network evolution strategy

Participate in developing technology options analysis and providing an optimum recommendation that meets the stated requirements in functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, cost and support

Provide financial and costing assessment, including financial comparison, detailed Total-Cost-of-Ownership (TCO) analysis and recommendation

Establish necessary testing requirements to evaluate the proposed designs and to validate the technology platform or systems (laboratory, network verification, operational readiness), and provide direction and supervision of testing activities.

Produce clear, well-crafted design project plans with specified tasks, milestones, and effort required against the desired service introduction and/or modifications to existing services.

Ability to present information and advise internal and external customers on proposed architectures, strategies, products and/or solutions.

Be aware and adhere to all applicable Health and Safety regulations, in accordance with legislation and related Company policy.

Specific Technical Competencies:

Minimum 5+ years of direct experience in working with Passive Optical Network (PON) ecosystem, including GPON and EPON networks

Advanced knowledge and experience in FTTx architecture, GPON / EPON standards, solutions, and implementation

Strong knowledge of GPON eco-system and PON platforms, including OLT, ONT, BNG, PCRF and SPDR

Advanced knowledge of CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0, 3.1, DCA (R-PHY / R-MACPHY), 4.0 standards

Strong knowledge and experience in DOCSIS I-CCAP / CMTS, DCA (R-PHY and R-MACPHY) architectures, DAA architectures, functions and features

Working Strong knowledge of IP networking and related protocols, of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, MPLS), of application services

Strong knowledge and experience in Cable HFC topologies, architectures and design

Strong knowledge and experience in Traditional Video services and IPTV, architecture and technologies

Direct work experience with major infrastructure vendors, including but not limited to Cisco, Casa, Arris, Nokia, Juniper, etc

Excellent communicator - fluent in English, both written and verbal


5+ years experience with a major network service provider and direct involvement in architecting, designing and managing large-scale communication networks

Clearly demonstrated ability to conceive, analyze, manage and implement large-scale technology and/or product deployment, consisting of multitude of dependent and critical platforms, applications, and technologies.

Very strong analytical ability in translating technology capabilities to meet stated service/product requirements.

Excellent leadership and coaching skills and demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member.

A strong and capable communicator both verbally and writing, with the ability to frame technology issues in business terms and vice versa, and to effectively manage and confront conflicts and issues.

Strong and effective public speaker, conducted technical workshops/forums and keynotes

Highly adaptive and flexible to changing environments and priorities

Well-versed in the latest technology offering, industry standards, capabilities and trends.

Mandatory Skills:       

Nice-to-Have Skills:   
ROUTER (3), IPV6 (3), CCIE (3), HDTV OR DTV (3)
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