Wireless Network Engineer Contract in Remote, OR at GDH

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDH Consulting is looking for a Wireless Network Engineer to work remotely.


Key Responsibilities
  • Establish relationships with key decision makers in the customer organization in order to contribute to project details and outcomes
  • Implement changes according to project governance. Participate on a number of projects/programs, occasionally a role in the guiding of the project team.
  • Coach team members of lesser experienced wireless or network engineers in Customer Projects to ensure that they are delivered according to expectations and plans and standards.
  • Perform and coach others to continuously document knowledge to enable an effective knowledge sharing process and organizational development.
Qualifications
  • BS Degree in Engineering (IT, Telecom, Computer Science). Preferably over 10 years of relevant experience, of which approximately 5 years is in the area of Wireless Installation, Configuration, Support, and Consulting.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written, spoken, and presentation) and ability to work with clients/customers. Good understanding of wireless networks and services.
  • Is pro-active, with good communication skills (written, spoken, and presentation), creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills. Is capable of working both independently and within teams and be comfortable working in structured and unstructured situations and solving non-standard problems.
  • Evaluate site network infrastructure, and operations; assess customer current and future plans to optimize their wireless architecture and capabilities.
Description
  • Support existing 802.11 infrastructure including Cisco lightweight indoor access points.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco (1131, 1142, 2602, 2702, 3702) wireless access points.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco (2500, 5500, 7500, 8600 series) wireless LAN Controllers.
  • Engineer solutions to integrate wireless LAN coverage into new facilities
  • Engineer solutions to update wireless LAN coverage into existing facilities
  • Experience with Cisco NCS and Cisco Prime Infrastructure Monitoring Platforms
  • Work with outside vendors and internal organizations to have wireless surveys performed and required equipment installed
  • Resolve client connectivity, interference, authentication, and coverage issues
  • Troubleshoot switching issues such as VLANs, VTP, and spanning tree issues.
Requirements
  • Extensive knowledge on the 802.11 technology and Cisco Systems products.
  • Experience performing LAN hardware infrastructure changes (Layer 1-3)
  • Knowledge of ST, SC, and LC fiber optic technologies
  • Knowledge of LAN infrastructure to include Cisco Switches (Layer 2 and Layer 3)
  • Knowledge of LAN switch configuration technologies to include VTP, STP, QoS, and Cisco switch stack configurations
  • In-depth understanding of troubleshooting Cisco router and switch configurations
  • Ability to interface directly with vendors and local support teams regarding LAN hardware implementation
  • Ability to self-manage concurrently running projects