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Added May 31, 2024 Wireless Network Engineer (26329) Overland, MO | Temp to Perm Apply

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Job Description

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Wireless Network Engineer for an exciting contract to hire opportunity with a client of ours in Overland, MO

As a key member of the Tech Ops Infrastructure Engineering team you will fill a critical role supporting the transformation of wireless networking systems and solutions across the organization, and subsequent ongoing continuous improvement. This could be through the creation of strategies, roadmaps and implementation plans, creating low level engineering designs or by providing subject matter expert (SME) level support to the Operations teams. The role will suit an individual who enjoys working collaboratively with Engineers and Architects to create holistic solutions incorporating a wide range of systems and technologies, and who is able to bring creativity to the solutioning process. You will work closely with other Engineers who have specialized skills while cross-training within the client’s core technologies. Both they and you, will be constantly learning from each other. Role Responsibilities
  • Create wireless network engineering solutions and designs within defined standards, or proposing new standards when required, ensuring that designs work holistically within larger solutions.
  • In close collaboration with cross functional architecture teams, develop strategies and roadmaps which support the introduction and continuous improvement of next generation wireless network and control systems across all areas of the company
  • Actively develop Software Defined Wireless Networking models and introduce automation solutions across Wireless platforms.
  • Work closely with the Networking Operations teams to introduce AiNetOps into existing wireless network platforms and future wireless platforms.
  • Design roadmap implementation projects, communicating with stakeholders and operations teams to ensure delivery.
  • Maintain a good awareness of Operations activities through regular communication with operations leads and by attending update meetings.
  • Create build instructions for engineering designs, and support operations teams during implementation.
  • Undertake requirements analysis of incoming requests ensuring deliverables are clearly understood and agreed with stakeholders.
  • Proactively seek out opportunities for continuous improvement of systems and processes and propose improvement activities.
  • Incorporate security-by-design into all solutions, ensuring that security requirements are considered concurrently with technical requirements.
  • Work closely with Tech Ops tower leads as an escalation point, providing SME support to operations teams assisting with P1/P2 incident resolution.
  • Align with 3rd. party vendors when appropriate to create engineering solutions and continuous improvement proposals.
  • Collaborate with Architects to propose, review and implement new standards and technologies.
  • Carry out continuous personal development, ensuring technical skills are kept up to date and non-technical skills are gained and improved.
  • Develop a base cross functional technical knowledge allowing holistic thinking during design processes.
  • Carry out technical reviews of change requests and designs created by other teams.
  • Work with Operations teams to analyse RCA’s and design action plans.

Must have experience with the following:

  • Extensive experience of implementing and developing Next Gen Software Defined Wireless Networking platforms and Network Automation, including provisioning and administration activities using automation technologies within the following environments. o Industrial & Manufacturing (working closely with IT/OT plant support teams to understand and meet requirements) o Office & Campus o Indoor & Outdoor o High density
  • Extensive experience of working with stakeholders to define requirements, select technologies, design, and introduce innovative, performant, and scalable wireless solutions.
  • Experience of integrating automation technologies with a broad range of monitoring tools and introducing AiNetOps solutions.
  • Extensive experience of defining the requirements of wireless surveys in all the previously defined environments, and subsequently understand and utilizing the results in new solution designs.
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrable experience of wireless networking technologies and standards, and global wireless implementations o WiFi, Cellular, Public and Private LTE o Mesh networks including Cloud managed solutions o Wireless Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (WIDS, WIPS) o In depth Routing & Switching (L2 / L3 connectivity) o Routing Protocols (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS) o In depth Routing & Switching (L2 / L3 connectivity) o Firewall Management (policies/rules/security zones) o Identity & Access Management o VPN configuration o DNS/DHCP
  • Experience of creating technology roadmaps based on strategy inputs
  • Experience of working with radio vendors to design and implement management and monitoring services.
  • Ability to carry out requirements analysis and create detailed engineering solution designs using Visio
  • Experience in providing engineering expertise to Operations teams in support of incident and request resolution
  • Ability to create low level implementation and build documentation
  • CWDP or CWNE Certification

Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)

Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.