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Wireless Network Engineer

Company: Ihire
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently working with a client within the Higher Education sector who is seeking a Wireless Network Engineer for a 3 month contract with the possibility to extend. This is a majority remote position worked on EST but the client would like to have you on site in Boston, MA a few times a year. This position will be worked on W2 ONLY. This position will be responsible for all-things related to strengthening, augmenting, and evolving wireless connectivity throughout our extensive local and global campus networks. This includes service architecture and design, service optimization and refactoring as well as serving as a technical escalation point for other engineers. In addition, this role will contribute to training, documentation, creation of knowledge-based articles, and collaborating with the Customer Experience team to ensure proper support is maintained. Customer Experience is the first line of IT support for the client, and they will escalate to this role/team. Qualifications Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Technology related field. Working knowledge of best practice architecture and administration of Wireless technologies. Demonstrated experience implementing/supporting campus wireless, specifically controller-based architectures Experience working in a higher education environment supporting faculty and students. Working knowledge of fundamental LAN/WAN technologies and IP protocols such as TCP/IP networking (IPv4/IPv6), BGP, OSPF, DNS, and DHCP. Ability to lead as a technical escalation point in support complex wireless issues in a large campus/enterprise environment. Proficiency in Radius management and operations in support wireless client authentication. Technical writing skills for documenting environments and procedures. Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Desire and ability to work in a highly collaborative work environment with faculty, staff, scientists, and students to achieve a common goal. Preferred Qualifications Previous experience leading and developing multi-site campus Wireless network related architectures. Experience with deploying hybrid Wireless systems with on-premises and/or public/private/SAS cloud components. Functional experience with Wireless network performance monitoring and benchmarking. Advanced degree in science or technology or 5 years equivalent work experience in a related field Past experience in authentication protocols and other methods of providing security for passwords and network communication, including Multi-Factor Authentication in a Higher Education environment. Experience in cybersecurity best practices related to wireless systemsby Jobble

Keywords: Ihire, Portland , Wireless Network Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Portland, Maine

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