184395 - Sr Network Engineer (Wireless)
NC-North Carolina
Up to $44.31 DOE
6 months, CTH

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer (Wireless) for an opportunity in Raleigh, NC.

We are seeking a Sr. Network Wireless Engineer who is adept with wireless technologies, such as Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and WAP to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Raleigh, NC. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position is part of the Northrop Grumman's ETS Contract with the United States Postal Service, bringing top of the line professional technologists to their teams.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
o Support a Cisco centric WAN, LAN, and WLAN environment. This includes routers, firewalls, security, WLAN.
o Conducting wireless site surveys and wireless assessments
o Conduct predictive wireless assessments and deployments
o Perform installation, maintenance and upgrade of wireless controllers and access points.
o Implement and support a secure wireless network for an enterprise-wide wired and wireless infrastructure.
o Central focus is in supporting the wireless infrastructure and associated wireless technology projects.
o Paired with another junior engineer, manage 3-4 large simultaneous wireless refresh projects per quarter to completion
o Monitor system for trouble areas and proactively resolve and document root cause.
o Performing site installs, maintenance, upgrades or software enhancements to support the network infrastructure needs.
o Function as a point of escalation for operational entities regarding regular or complex issues.
o Work on daily service tickets while engaged on enterprise wireless deployments.
o Own and fulfill small to large strategic or tactical wireless projects.
o Engage with manufacturer technical support centers to quickly resolve issues as they arise as necessary.
o Design, test and implement new Wi-Fi deployments and upgrades to existing infrastructure
o Willing to travel up to 25% for occasional short term assignments.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or an associated discipline and a minimum of 7 years' of relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of Degree.
Minimum 7 years of applicable networking experience.
Must have a thorough knowledge of 802.11n and 802.11a.
Strong experience with both centralized and local Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers.
Strong experience with Cisco Lightweight Access Points.
Strong understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards.
Strong troubleshooting skills and experience with analysis tools such as Ekahau, Air Magnet, Wireshark, etc.
Experience or understanding of scripting languages, such as Bash, Perl or Python.
Past experience working with customers remotely and over the phone to assist with network troubleshooting and ability to escalate issues as needed.
Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
Ability to change physical locations based upon need (walking in and between buildings outside).
Willing to travel up to 25% for occasional short term assignments.
Preferred Qualifications:
Cisco CCNA and CCIE certification.
5+ years of Enterprises WAN/LAN/WLAN experience and high density deployments.
3+ years of Cisco devices configuration experience.
Local to the Raleigh, NC area (this position does not provide relocation assistance).

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or an associated discipline is required. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of Degree.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek.
Candidate must be willing to work occasional on-call and after hours support rotation

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Daniel McGowan
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.