WLAN Systems Engineer, Mid

McLean, Virginia, United States
Aug 09, 2018
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0012860

WLAN Systems Engineer, Mid

Key Role:

Maintain responsibility for the design, development, and integration of 802.11-based communication systems. Apply knowledge of radio frequency (RF) and wireless local area network (WLAN) theory and industry best practices to design end-to-end solutions based on client requirements. Demonstrate knowledge of Wi-Fi fundamentals, security, site surveying, installation and deployment considerations, and troubleshooting.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with wireless and networking in end-to-end engineering and business capacities to deploy mobile capabilities

-2+ years of experience with conducting WLAN enterprise site surveys and network designs

-2+ years of experience with routing and switching fundamentals

-Ability to be a self-starter and work independently, readily communicate, coordinate, and consult with greater internal and client teams to drive solutions towards completion and implementation

-Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to CONUS and OCONUS sites to support WLAN systems engineering projects

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with various WLAN topologies, including indoor, outdoor, high-density, campus, mesh, remote, and industrial

-Experience with WLAN survey tools, including Ekahau and AirMagnet

-Experience with AAA and identity-based access solutions for WLAN deployments

-Experience with wireless intrusion detection and prevention systems (WIDS/WIPS)

-Knowledge of PKI implementation, including X.509 certificates and certificate authorities

-Ability to regularly monitor new WLAN and mobile technology, in addition to vendor and industry landscape

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills to develop technical briefs and convey complex technical topics to a diverse audience

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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