Overview

Wireless Network Engineer

Wireless Network Engineer (123ww) – Swansea – £30 – £40K subject to experience

Our Client are a Swansea based company offering the leisure industry nationwide access to Wi-Fi services. Working at the This company will be exciting, fun and rewarding. Our client is looking for a Wireless Network Engineer to join their growing team.

DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY, WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO REPRESENT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE EX MILITARY.

They are currently going through a period of rapid growth and are looking for outstanding talent to join the expanding team. They support employees who want to better themselves and challenge themselves daily.

You will have a high level of ownership and responsibility of your work and you will be a respected member of the team.

Role: Wireless Network Engineer

Senior role supporting the design, build, and lead technical overseer of new installations and management of current wireless networks

Location: Swansea Head Office

Reporting to: Managing Director

Salary: £30 – £40K subject to experience

Working Hours: Permanent, Full time – 40hrs per week Mon- Fri

What you’ll be doing – main duties:

– Researching, surveying, designing and implementing wired and wireless networks, including all engineering specifications and resource requirements for network hardware and software

– Surveying, designing, planning and implementing of PtMP networks

– The primary lead engineer for all wireless and wired networking solutions

– The primary lead on network performance, continuous improvement and user experience including authentication and payment processes

– WAN design and network capacity planning

– Lead in technology oversight, equipment strategy and R&D

– Supporting, troubleshooting and solving issues

– Conducting and documenting wireless network surveys

– Producing quotations and bills of materials for new projects / pre-sales engineering

– Specifying and ordering the hardware and assisting the build of the solution

– Project managing the installation including liaising with customers regarding projects

– Writing standard operational procedures and setting standards within the business

– Producing technical documentation (designs, manuals, config files, maps, as-built asset registers etc.) for both customers and internal uses

– Training and developing staff knowledge and understanding of new equipment

– Travel all over the UK and work out of hours to meet business needs

What we’re looking for – key skills, experience and qualifications:

Essential

– Previous experience working within an ISP/WISP

– Knowledgeable about all aspects of network technology with 2 years or more years experience in LAN/WAN engineering and design work; designing, deploying, configuring, troubleshooting and administering wired and wireless networks

– Expert hands on experience with cabling, network equipment and containment installation/commissioning (routers, switches, cabernets, PoE etc) plus fault-finding wireless and wired networking infrastructure

– Experience in Wireless Point to Point, Point to Multi-Point 5GHz & licensed/semi-licensed frequency equipment (i.e. Cambium, Siklu)

– Valid UK Driving License

Desired

– 5 years or more years in LAN/WAN engineering and design work; designing, deploying, configuring, troubleshooting and administering wired and wireless networks

Relevant professional networking or wireless certifications such as the Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP), CWNA, CCNA or equivalent

– Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related field (or equivalent work experience)

– Hands-on experience with Cambium cnPilot or PMP, Silku/IgniteNet, Ligowave/Ubiquiti or equivalent

– Previous experience using Ekahau site survey software / hardware

– Hands-on experience configuring and deploying WAN routers (Mikrotik, Draytek)

– Hands-on experience configuring and deploying managed switches/controllers

– Experience planning and configuring RADIUS/ePSK/dPSK or using wireless/network controllers i.e. RG Nets or Mikrotik

– Experience planning and running projects

– Previous roles may include: Wireless Engineer, Network Engineer, Pre-Sales Network Engineer

Person Skills:

– Highly organised

– Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

– Strong communicators in order to collaborate successfully with network technicians, suppliers, customers and managers

– Strong leadership skills

– Enthusiastic, with get it done attitude

– Drive and determination to succeed

– Proactive and ability to see the gaps in the process and fill them

– Ability create a positive and influence the attitudes of others

– Commitment to keep up to date with latest technological developments

– Tenacious, with the ability to drive change through an organisation

Benefits:

– 28 days paid holiday including bank holidays plus an additional birthday day after first year

– Opportunity for ongoing training and development

– Company pension scheme

– Free tea, coffee, fruit and snacks for employees and Perkbox perk scheme with discounts and freebies from some of the UK’s biggest brands

– Free broadband to home after 1st year of service

For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on (phone number removed) ext 1

£30 – £40K subject to experience