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Wireless Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00763
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Wireless Network Engineer Skills & Requirements:
  • 7 - 10 years' experience with enterprise wireless (preferred: Cisco)
  • Strong experience with Wireless LAN Controllers (preferred: Cisco)
  • Strong experience with Access Points (Client; indoor and outdoor)
  • Knowledge of CPI - Cisco Prime Infrastructure (ideal to have)
  • 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 WiFi solutions.
  • Fundamental knowledge of security protocols and authentication (WPA2, EAP-TLS, 802.1x, AAA) and hands-on experience with RADIUS infrastructure (ClearPass, Client).
  • Experience deploying QoS in LAN/WLAN environments in support of multimedia and voice applications.
  • Hands-on experience with troubleshooting and site-survey tools including Wireshark, Air Magnet, Ekahau Site Survey, Chanalyzer..
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, frequently changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and documentation skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence across multiple teams.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
Responsibilities:
  • Participate in design, build, and test activities related to new WiFi deployments, network upgrades, and technology/platform evaluations.
  • Create technical design documents and implementation plans.
  • Work with the security organization to assess exposure, identify mitigation plans, and ensure compliance with all relevant security configuration standards.
  • Provide input to enterprise network design standards and maintain documentation.
  • Generate report using CPI (WIFI Heat maps, Performance reports)
  • Experience in Wireless Core Networks
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Program certifications or CCIE Wireless
  • Certified Cisco Network Professional - WIRELESS
  • 5+ years of experience with AAA and identity-based access solutions for WLAN deployments
  • 4+ years of experience leading projects using Agile methodologies and tools
  • Experience performing 802.11 WLAN site surveys