Requires a TS/SCI Clearance
The Wireless Network Engineer performs tier three wireless network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidates for the position of Wireless Network Engineer require strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and must be knowledgeable about both wired and wireless network technology. An in-depth background in wireless equipment, standards, protocols, and security standards, as well as wireless local area network (WLAN) design is necessary. Candidates must also be effective communicators with excellent written, verbal communications, and presentation skills in order to collaborate successfully with network technicians, vendors, and managers. Candidates should also demonstrate leadership skills and excellent customer interaction skills.
Typical duties include:
- Performing systems engineering, design, analysis, and experimentation of wireless networks
- Evaluating the performance of Media Access Control (MAC) and higher layers of various types of wireless networks.
- Researching, designing and implementing wireless networks, including the definition of applicable engineering specifications and resource requirements for network hardware and software
- Making recommendations for wireless network optimization, additions and upgrades to meet the Government’s requirements
- Conducting and documenting radio frequency (RF) coverage and site surveys
- Documenting network infrastructure and design
Certification Requirements: CCNP Wireless
Experience Requirements: Eight or more years in LAN/WAN engineering and design work, including 3-5 years specializing in wireless technologies, such as WiFi and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX).