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Senior Wireless Network Engineer

Job Details

Location
Adelaide
Salary
Competitive daily rate
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-1911-536099
Contact
Kapil Arora
Posted
22 days ago
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

Qualifications:
  • 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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