Wireless Network Engineer Senior

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Raleigh, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ55358

Travel Required: 25-50%
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description Summary:

GDIT is looking for an immediate hire of a Senior Wireless Network Engineer responsible for voice, video, radio frequency and/or data communications networking. Candidate must be proficient with wireless technologies such as WiFi, WiMAX and WAP with strong knowledge of 802.11b/g/n/ac.  Duties include: conducting wireless surveys & assessment; predictive wireless assessment and deployments; wireless infrastructure and associated wireless technology projects.

Candidate must have experience in managing and tracking to completion 3 to 4 simulations deployment/upgrade projects per quarter.

NOTE: Must be available to work onsite at client facility in Raleigh, NC (no remote work).

TRAVEL: The Program requires 30% travel.

Job Description:

Required Skills:

  • Support a Cisco centric WAN, LAN, and WLAN environment. This includes routers, firewalls, security, WLAN.
  • Own and fulfill small to large strategic or tactical wireless projects.  Function as point of escalation for project execution issues.
  • Paired with another junior engineer, manage 3-4 large simultaneous wireless refresh projects per quarter to completion
  • Conduct and or coordinate site surveys, develop site plans to gain total coverage of facility
  • Build BOM, coordinate resources, track execution, and validate deployment/upgraded equipment/site.
  • Supervise and or performing site installs, maintenance, upgrades or software enhancements to support the network infrastructure needs.
  • Function as a point of escalation for operational entities regarding regular or complex issues.
  • Monitor system for trouble areas and proactively resolve and document root cause. 
  • Work on daily service tickets while engaged on enterprise wireless deployments.
  • Strong experience with both centralized and local Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers.
  • Strong experience with Cisco Lightweight Access Points. 
  • Strong understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards. 
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and experience with analysis tools such as Ekahau, Air Magnet, Wireshark, etc.
  • Design, test and implement new Wi-Fi deployments and upgrades to existing infrastructure
  • Engage with manufacturer technical support centers to quickly resolve issues as they arise as necessary.  
  • Candidates should be able to understand scripting languages: Bash, Perl or Python.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline (or relevant work experience) or business

 Preference will go to those that have:  

10+ years of Enterprises WAN/LAN/WLAN experience and high density deployments.
5+ years of Cisco devices configuration experience.


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.