Wireless Engineer

Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We are currently seeking a driven and self-motivated Wireless Engineer with proven experience designing, configuring, implementing, testing, and documenting wireless networks. This individual will provide advanced network implementation, support and troubleshooting services related to Cisco Wireless technologies, and using best practices for implementing wi-fi solutions.

Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Devise, plan, deploy, and improve wireless networks from the beginning to implementation by collaborating with vendors, managers, and network engineers

  • Perform the installation, configuration, and maintainence of wireless equipment, network management, and security standards.

  • Design and implement WLANs and other wireless networks

  • Give technical direction and oversight to operational teams

  • Use tools to evaluate to test and tweak wireless products, such as routers, switches, hubs, bridges, virtual private networks (VPNs), and network amplifiers, among others.

  • Author full site survey reports based on survey data using Visio and Microsoft Word

  • Determine possible risk associated to work being requested to be performed

  • Optimize network performance by supervising performance, addressing network problems and breakdowns, and partnering with network engineers to optimize the network.

  • Develop wireless network infrastructure and make recommendations on system enhancements for optimization

  • Performs analysis of the network capacity from various systems to ensure engineering specifications are compliant with standards

  • Proactively handle all network security solutions

  • Putting solutions in place to continuously test network performance

  • Testing and modifying equipment as needed

Requirements

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Wi-Fi protocols and standards

  • Experience with cloud-connected Wi-Fi systems and equipment

  • Experience in deploying and integrating secured wireless networks

  • Strong documentation skills using Microsoft Visio, Word, and Excel

  • Data Center configuration, and implementation utilizing Cisco Nexus Architecture

  • Experience in deploying or supporting security best practices and technologies such as risk or vulnerability assessments, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, centralized alert logging and monitoring in ICS environments

  • Familiarity with data networking (OSI model, protocols, routing and switching)

  • Wireless Site Survey experience using the AirMagnet toolset, AirMagnet Survey Pro, AirMagnet Spectrum XT, and AirMagnet Wi-Fi Analyzer a plus

Qualifications

  • 4 years or more in the Telecommunications industry

  • Wireless experience is a MUST

  • CCNA or CCIE is a plus

About the Company

OneSource Building Technologies (OSBT) provides integrated, value-added solutions and services to large-scale national and international customers with a global service provider network, a single point of contact, accountability, consistent quality and on-time delivery.