WLAN Network Engineer - Must have SECRET Clearance
View more Careers at EPSILON Follow us on: LinkedIn | Twitter | google+ WLAN Network Engineer Job Number: 20-00083 Security Clearance required: Interim Secret/Secret with Eligibility for Top Secret US Citizenship Required Location: Washington, DC URL: www.epsilon-inc.com/careers Position Summary: The WLAN Network Engineer is expected to be a business professional with experience in WiFi systems design and implementation. The engineer will work under the direction of the WiFi team. They will support the survey, design, logistics and implementation of a large WiFi network. The engineer will be responsible for the pre-deployment provisioning of switches and access points. They will coordinate with cable technicians for implementation and ensure clean quality installations. After installation, the engineer will perform on-site or in-house servicing, repairs and/or installations of network components. Must be a great team player with positive attitude, have very good Visio documentation skills, possess exceptionally high customer service skills, and a commitment to excellent customer support. Position Responsibilities: Lead the staging and pre-deployment of all network equipment. Rack/ stack network equipment and provide connectivity using very detailed cable management and labeling techniques. Lead WiFi deployments with cable technicians to ensure quality installations. Assist in managing the WLAN infrastructure and device configurations using Cisco DNA and Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Provide technical support to customers and serve as customer contact on technical and service-related problems. Assist/lead the creation of technical manuals, operating procedures and other support documentation Conduct site survey and plan network layouts and configures systems to user environments. Hands-on experience with troubleshooting and site-survey tools such as Ekahau Site Survey Participate in special projects as required Experience with building out network, design/documentation Essential Skills, Experience, and Certifications: US Citizenship is a requirement of this position in accordance with 8 USC 1324b(a)(2)(C) 3-5 years related WLAN engineering experience Must be able to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance. Must be able to travel. Minimum Bachelor's Degree and work experience in configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting and general network upkeep. Fundamental knowledge of switching / routing protocols and authentication. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification required Knowledge of Cisco devices such as Identity Service Engine (Client), CMX, Prime, DNA, and SD Access Deep understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, and security, including IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLANstandards and industry best practices Experience testing wireless products including access points, controllers and other WLAN infrastructure and client devices for evaluation. Experience with installing and testing cable (fiber, copper etc) Must have excellent time management, oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to quickly troubleshoot problems. Experience with building out network, design/documentation Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands : While performing the duties of this job, this position requires the ability to sit for potentially long periods of time throughout the workday. Hearing sufficient to understand conversations, both in person and on the telephone. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components for potentially long periods of time without experiencing abnormal hand, wrist, or eye strain. Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings. Lifting and transporting moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Work Environment: Includes a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, including exposure to heat, cold, inclement weather conditions, and occasional environmental hazards. Local, regional, and national travel may be required. Epsilon Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision Plan AD&D and Life Insurance Paid Federal Holidays Paid Time Off 401(k) Retirement Plan Education reimbursement Referral Bonuses View More Careers at EPSILON URL: www.epsilon-inc.com/careers Follow us on: LinkedIn | Twitter | google+ Epsilon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. EEO/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets. Please click here to review your rights under EEO policy. If you are an individual with a disability and need special assistance or reasonable accommodation in applying for employment with Epsilon, Inc., please contact our Recruiting department by phone 828- - or by email @epsilon-inc.com .