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Sr Wi-Fi Network Operations Engineer

Company: The Computer Merchant, LTD.
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Wi-Fi Network Operations Engineer
Chelsea, MA- Hybrid
50-53.50/hr*: 37.5/hr per week

This contractor will be working specifically on Wi-Fi hardware and software. His main role and responsibility will be to work in an operational role supporting any and all WIFI hardware and software along with any hand held device issues. The contractor will also be responsible for administering our PRIME application, which will include setting up of alerts, maintaining the integrity of all data that is in PRIME as well as work on reporting, and outages. He will also assist with the administration of the wireless controllers, wherever they may be deployed.

There will be be some setting up of new AP's in our Staging Area, configuring the AP's so that they receive an IP Address, downloading new Software compatible with the Wireless Controllers, recording the MAC Addresses for Security to be used for the DHCP Server, Labeling the AP's with correct location. The contractor will also be responsible for adding new heat maps into Cisco Prime, loading AP's into Prime and taking care of Rogue AP's. Additionally, this contractor will perform operational troubleshooting, not only for WIFI, but any network issues when time is available.

Other responsibilities will include performing adhoc Network Operational Engineering tasks as needed by the Manager of Network Operations (Jack Cunningham) as well as fill in as an additional resource on other high priority Network Operational tasks.

Expertise with configuring Cisco Wireless Access Points (AP's), Cisco Wireless Controllers and Cisco Prime.
Experience with Cisco ICE
Expertise with adding heat maps, AP's and switches into Cisco Prime.
Expert troubleshooting skills specifically with Enterprise Wi-Fi deployments.
Strong operational support on a daily and weekly basis.
Expertise in deploying Cisco Wireless, Controllers, and AP's and switches.
Preferred expertise with Cisco Networking, including WAN deployments, routing, routing protocols, QoS, TCP/IP and the ability to troubleshoot complex networks.
Experience with Cisco LAN/WAN network engineering technologies including routers, enterprise class switches, and load balancers.
Minimum 5 years of experience designing, installing, and supporting complex Wireless networks utilizing Cisco Systems hardware.
Preferred formalize Cisco Wireless training.
Understanding of LAN Switching (L2 -L3) including VLANs, Private VLANs, Trunking, EtherChannel, VTP, and Spanning Tree.
Network documentation including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Visio.
Ability to work in a team environment and independently

Top 3 Technical Requirements:Expertise with configuring Cisco Wireless Access Points (AP's), Cisco Wireless Controllers and Cisco Prime.
Expert troubleshooting skills specifically with Enterprise Wi-Fi deployments. Including Cisco switches, AP's and end user client issues
Strong operational support on a daily and weekly basis. Including the ability to produce executive level reports

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

* While an hourly range is posted for this position, an eventual hourly rate is determined by a comprehensive salary analysis which considers multiple factors including but not limited to: job-related knowledge, skills and qualifications, education and experience as compared to others in the organization doing substantially similar work, if applicable, and market and business considerations. Benefits offered include medical, dental and vision benefits; dependent care flexible spending account; 401(k) plan; voluntary life/short term disability/whole life/term life/accident and critical illness coverage; employee assistance program; sick leave in accordance with regulation. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

Keywords: The Computer Merchant, LTD., Chelsea , Sr Wi-Fi Network Operations Engineer, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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