Network Manager III (Specialized - Wi-Fi) / Wireless Network Engineer

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Not Applicable, Saudi Arabia

REQ#: RQ121955

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Wireless Network Engineer

Clearance Level: SECRET

  • Performing systems engineering, design, analysis, and experimentation of wireless networks.
  • Evaluating the performance of Media Access Control (MAC) and higher layers of various types of wireless networks.
  • Researching, designing and implementing wireless networks, including the definition of applicable engineering specifications and resource requirements for network hardware and software.
  • Making recommendations for wireless network optimization, additions and upgrades to meet the Government’s requirements.
  • Conducting and documenting radio frequency (RF) coverage, site surveys and providing heat maps for the area of responsibility.
  • Familiar with multi-vendor wireless technologies; Cisco Meraki, Cisco Catalyst 9800, and Aruba Wireless controllers.
  • Provide responsive services to include real-time network-level configuration control, network restoration, quality control and performance standards.
  • Managing networks with industry standard platforms, Network Performance Analysis, Cisco IOS Network Configuration, and Network Troubleshooting.
  • Deep understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, and security, including 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards and industry best practices.
  • Experience implementing high-density Wi-Fi solutions.
  • Fundamental knowledge of security protocols and authentication (WPA2, EAP-TLS, 802.1x, AAA).
  • This role must be well versed with the advanced engineering and administration of Cisco devices, multiprotocol (EIGRP, OSPF) routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems.
  • Wireless Network Engineers must also be effective communicators with excellent written, verbal communications, and presentation skills in order to collaborate successfully with network technicians, vendors, and managers.

Additional Equipment/Software Supported

  • Cisco Works
  • Cisco Call Manager
  • Cisco Meeting Place
  • Cisco Router and Switches
  • Cisco Adaptive Control Server
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
  • Open Shortest Path First Protocol
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • HP OpenView

Certifications

  • CompTIA Network + or higher (DoD 8570.01-M)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – Enterprise or Data Center or Collaboration
  • Certified Wireless Network Associate (CWNA) or equivalent or higher

General Experience

  • Minimum of six years of experience in design, maintenance, and operation of medium to large networks. Must have experience in systems management, monitoring and sustainment.
  • Including three to five years specializing in wireless technologies.

Specialized Experience:

  • Must have experience on military networks.
    • Cisco routing and switching technologies
    • Managing networks with industry standard platforms, Network Performance Analysis, Cisco IOS Network Configuration, and Network Troubleshooting
    • Establishing new circuit requirements
    • Documenting network enterprise, developing continuity folders, and as built drawings

  • U.S. Air Force / USAFCENT networking experience desired.

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.