Wireless Engineer

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge , LA 70804

Posted 2 days ago

All Job Postings will close at 12:01a.m. on the specified Posting End Date (if designated).

Job Posting Title:Wireless Engineer

Position Type:Professional / Unclassified

Department:LSUAM FA - ITS - TA - UNI - NE - Network Architecture Wireless and Automation (Sean Gerard Robbins (00001772) (Inherited))

Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge

Pay Grade:

Mid Level position in the Network Engineering and Architecture Group responsible for the day-to-day design, maintenance and operation of LSU's wireless and backbone computer network. This includes the management of all routers, switches, firewalls, wireless unified system, storage area networking devices, vpn concentrators, and network management software. This position is also responsible for the mentoring and possible supervision of student workers.

Support: Responsible for operational support and troubleshooting production issues to optimize wireless networking throughout the campus environment; Assists in the development of wireless network infrastructures and recommendation on systems enhancements for optimization; Designs and validates RF link performance, quality and reliability; Monitors and analyzes statistical data to improve system performance; Performs site surveys of Customer Networks.

Operations: Assists in the evaluation of vendor hardware and software for wireless and other network products; recommends purchases consistent with short and long term objectives.

Participates in the design and implementation of selected software and hardware solutions; This will include both new systems, as well as upgrades to existing solutions. Designs networks, engages with vendors to collaborate on network engineering.

(...Operations): Assists in the development and maintenance of critical network systems including LAN, WAN, wireless LAN, network management systems, and data center operations Uses knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks. Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.

Training and mentoring of junior analysts, student workers and colleagues.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Network Wireless Engineer 1:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, ISDS OR Bachelor's Degree in any discipline plus 1 yr. experience in Ethernet Networking

Preferred Qualifications Network Wireless Engineer 1:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, ISDS plus 1 year experience Ethernet networking, TCP/IP, 802.11 wireless, CCNA Wireless Certification. Coding experience in Python, PERL or a similar scripting language.

Minimum Qualifications Network Wireless Engineer 2:

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline plus 2 years experience in 802.11 Wireless Networking.

Preferred Qualifications Network Wireless Engineer 2:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, ISDS plus 2 years experience Ethernet networking, TCP/IP, 802.11 wireless, CCNA Wireless Certification. Coding experience in Python, PERL or a similar scripting language.

Minimum Qualifications Network Wireless Engineer 3:

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline plus 4 years experience in 802.11 Wireless Networking.

Preferred Qualifications Network Wireless Engineer 3:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, ISDS plus 4 years experience Ethernet networking, TCP/IP, 802.11 wireless, CCNA Wireless Certification. Coding experience in Python, PERL or a similar scripting language.

Examples of Work:

Network Wireless Engineer 1:

Demonstrates an understanding of network protocols including Ethernet, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless.

Network Wireless Engineer 2:

Demonstrates an intermediate understanding of network protocols including Ethernet, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless. Demonstrates a basic ability to independently evaluate wireless technology, design and architect wireless networking solutions. Demonstrates a basic level of personnel management concepts and applies these concepts to management of student employees.

Network Wireless Engineer 3:

Demonstrates an advanced understanding of network protocols including Ethernet, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless. Demonstrates an advanced ability to independently evaluate technology, design and architect wireless networking solutions. Demonstrates an intermediate level of personnel management concepts and applies these concepts to management of student employees.

Special or Physical Qualifications (if applicable):

Per University Policy Statement 18 this position is deemed essential to campus operations and will be required to report to or remain on campus during times of emergency or closure.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:Please attach a Resume/CV.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However,

original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Posting Date:November 5, 2018

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):December 5, 2018

Additional Position Information:

Background Check

  • An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits

  • LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu



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