Senior Wireless Network Engineer

Job Title: Senior Wireless Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Adelaide
Salary: Competitive daily rate
Start Date: 2020-03-26
Reference: JO-1911-536099
Contact Name: Kapil Arora
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2020 17:50

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Industrial Communications Engineering Senior Wireless Network Engineer to design, optimise and integrate wireless transmission networks. The Network Engineer is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in all aspects of the wireless transmission domain including WLAN, Point to Multipoint (PMP), Point to Point (PTP), TCP/IP, LPWAN and IoT technologies. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in the development and maintenance of OT (Operational Technology) communications standards and blueprints
  • Design and develop technical solutions that adhere to OT communications standards
  • Document high and low-level designs, as-built and maintenance strategies pertinent to delivering wireless services
  • into operations
  • Assist the principal/s and the manager to develop and maintain the life cycle of various network components of a wireless transmission network
  • Lead factory acceptance testing, site acceptance testing and commissioning of new solutions as part of operations delivery

  • Tertiary qualification in Telecommunications/Computer Science stream or least 5 years' professional work experience in a related field.
  • Trade certificate in various transmission and communications technologies, electronic communications / Network Technologies including wired and wireless / safety and critical communication systems
  • IT network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE - or industry recognised equivalent)
  • Open/unrestricted Cabling Licence
  • Valid Australian C class driver's license

Skills and experience:
  • Multi-skilled across IP Network Engineering, Communications and Electronic systems including Radio Frequency, IEEE 802.11 protocols, Microwave backhaul transport and IoT network systems
  • Strong history with leading wireless vendor products and technologies (including Cisco, Motorola, Aruba, Cambium, Ruckus, Ubiquiti, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge in using industry-standard network monitoring and management tools (Solarwinds, Splunk, Prime etc.) and develop monitoring tool requirements for new services
  • Familiarity to IP networks (Routing, Switching and Firewalls).
  • Familiarity in hosting and infrastructure, virtualization experience using VMWare
  • Familiarity in solar DC power systems (Solar panels, batteries and regulators)
  • Thorough understanding of Cat 5e, Cat 6 and OM3/4 - OS2 fibre optic cabling systems
  • Good understanding of industry cable test procedures and equipment for a variety of different cabling systems
  • (Copper/Fiber test equipment, OTDR, Network analyzer, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco WLAN and switching products including Aironet radios, WLAN controllers and IE/Catalyst switches
  • Experience in performing wireless site surveys of customer environments to determine the pre/post state of a wireless network.
  • Understanding of mining operations and practices

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