10 days old
2018-04-122018-05-10

Cisco Wireless Engineer

Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    614108

Job Summary


Sr. Cisco Wireless Engineer focused on both field engineering (approximately 30% of the role) and back-end engineering (70% of the role). Will work with a team of Wireless Engineers in the design and high-level support of a wireless network that incorporates retail stores locations, large corporate offices and distribution centers. Focus will be on the design of the wireless store footprint. Essentially analyzing current wireless coverage and designing alterations such as additional access points and/ or moving existing. Experience with field engineering of Cisco equipment required.


Performs and implements assignments that impact important /complicated components/processes of the specified functional area of the Technology operation. Work is received in short- and mid-term assignments that are important / complicated undertakings and regularly require the application of independent judgment. Operates within the context of approved methods.


Job Responsibilities



  • Actively participates in the daily operational activities that impact important components / processes of the of the IT work function, and may include responsibilities, such as:


    • Utilizing the output of wireless analysis tools such as AirMagnet to design go forward wireless plan at the store level.
    • Development of protocols to support established standards.
    • Improving operation and monitoring of advanced or complex features.
    • Development of processes and interface requirements.
    • Data development and definition of acceptance criteria.

  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.
  • Utilizes experience in order to identify problematic relationships. Anticipates, prevents and eliminates problems and creates efficient fixes. Facilitates elimination of problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Works cross-functionally to accomplish assignments. Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.
  • Mentors less experienced members of the team.
  • May assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on-call rotation.


Qualifications


Basic Qualifications



  • Engineering experience with Cisco equipment such as 2504, 5508 and 5520 controllers is required. Experience with Cisco Access Points required.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with RF Design Engineering, with a preferred focus on dispersed locations (e.g., stores), corporate locations and distribution centers.
  • Experience with Wavelink a plus.
  • Experience conducting site surveys utilizing tools such as Air Magnet, and analyzing the results to determine what corrective action is needed to improve the RF design.
  • Certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CWNA and/ or CWNP preferred
  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.

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