Network Engineer

Location: Lincolnshire, Illinois
Posted On: 10/13/2017
Job Code: 4402_NW_Engineer
Job Description
Position WiFi Engineer
Duration 6 to 12 Months
Location Lincolnshire, IL

The corporate network engineering delivery team is responsible for deploying and supporting global network operations for a broad reaching, high performing internal network with high reliably and at scale. The wireless network engineer assigned to the team will implement, and optimize our wireless local area network (WLAN) and other wireless technologies.
As a member of the team, this role has a direct impact on design and feature enhancements to keep our global WLAN systems running smoothly.
The engineer in this role will help define technology standards and policies for our global wireless infrastructure.
The person in this position will have a high level of interaction with our infrastructure vendors for customizing hardware and software to meet our needs.
The engineer in this role will work with our WAN/LAN wired network design engineers, infrastructure operations team, software teams and automation teams.
The person in this role will also ensure that WLAN network operations are safe and efficient by monitoring network performance, coordinating planned maintenance, adjusting hardware components and responding to WLAN network connectivity issues.
The sustained growth of our network generates a constant stream of challenges which will require the person filling this role to continually be innovative with an evolving set of WLAN architectures and technologies. As such, the person in this role will fill the role as an expert trusted advisor for our teams and external vendors with the ability to work autonomously.

Responsibilities Include (not limited to):
- Plan, design, implement and maintain wireless networks to meet the business needs of a large enterprise
- Develop and recommend solutions to enhance system performance and stability
- Program and install wireless products from Aruba and others as required
- Maintain Aruba equipment and perform system upgrades including code and hardware upgrades and equipment moves
- Implement and manage rouge detection and containment, and other security requirements as recommended by information security leadership.
- Build out and manage centralized management platform (Airwave) and add all sites and equipment.
Establish and manage monitoring, alerting, and visual dashboards.
- Find ways to fine-tune existing wireless networks by adjusting RF settings, Client Matching, band steering and adjusting/changing areas of the network to provide optimal wireless solutions to the end-user population
- Write scripts to resolve support issues or automate infrastructure deployment and collect metrics
- Work with third party vendors and assist with equipment configuration, placement and provide suggestions for optimal equipment performance
- Work with internal groups to implement new sites including network security, end-users and other interested parties
- Develop training materials for the Helpdesk and TRACC so they can provide first through 3rd-level support to end user and system issues
- Document every new and existing site with network diagrams, management IP addresses, hardware lists, backup running-configuration and other information needed to troubleshoot any wireless issues
Come up to speed quickly on the existing architecture and design
- Perform spectral analysis of existing installations and recommend and implement needed changes based on recommended service levels and equipment load.
- Recommend and develop best practices for new locations
- Analyze existing architecture and implementation and make recommendations and changes needed to support VOIP and other real time applications.
- Implement rouge detection and containment, and other security requirements as recommended by information security leadership.
- Build out centralized management platform (Airwave, Prime) and add all sites and equipment.
Establish monitoring, alerting, and visual dashboards.
- Cross-train other members of the network team and provide documentation so that any member of the group can support and troubleshoot wireless network issues
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
HPE- Aruba, WLAN, Network Design,Network Security,Training,VoIP,WAN,Wireless,

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Matthew Larocca
Matt LaRocca