Wireless Network Engineers perform tier three wireless network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. This position requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills and must be knowledgeable about both wired and wireless network technology. An in-depth background in wireless equipment, standards, protocols, and security standards, as well as wireless local area network (WLAN) design is necessary. 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. Wireless Network Engineers should also demonstrate leadership skills and excellent customer interaction skills.
Typical duties include:
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 and site surveys
Documenting network infrastructure and design
Educational Requirements: None
DOD 8570 IAT Level II or higher
And at least ONE of the following certifications:
CCNP Enterprise with one network wireless concentration
CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator
CWNP Certified Wireless Technology Specialist
Aruba Certified Mobility Professional
Eight or more years in LAN/WAN engineering and design work.
Including 3-5 years specializing in wireless technologies, such as WiFi and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX).
Work will be performed inside a large facility. Work assignments vary based on client requirements. .
Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying computer equipment, boxes of supplies or files up to 55 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.
Equipment and Machines
General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment. Servers, routers and other computer equipment used in network operations.
Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).
On-Call or after hours support to provide expert recommendations for troubleshooting issues will be required.
Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.
Other Essential Functions
Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.
Weekly Scheduled Hours:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Clearance Level Must Be Able To Maintain:
No Suitability Required
Telecommuting Not Allowed
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