Chief Wifi Engineer

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Start date:
3 months +
Darwin Recruitment
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Untill end of 2014 - possibility to extend contract

Task Description:

Perform the engineering and design for the WIFI hotspot environment. This by setting up efficient design guidelines , capacity design and follow up of feature roadmaps. Act as a technical point of contact on all different public wifi service related projects. In order to give all residential and business customers reliable and consistent performance for their wifi services

Main Responsibilities
  • Plan and coordinate investigations into the wifi systems, feasibility studies, and surveys.
  • Interface with operations department and provide guidance, advice and leadership in trouble shooting main incidents
  • Ensure a coherent end-to-end wifi/radius Architecture
  • Independently verify the operational readiness, develop test procedures to ensure that newly deployed systems/services are correctly deployed and monitored
  • Design and validate new series of WLC / geographical redundancy
  • Validate and design radio features
  • Design and work on features like EAP, EAP SIM, QOS, Mobility, stadium concepts, Location based services, CGN vs VPN, meshed backhaul, managed switches, security, wifi roaming, hotspot connectivity, multiple SSID
  • Provide leadership and mentoring of the non-senior engineers to ensure that they increase in their technical knowledge and capabilities
  • Maintain and build proper documentation of Wifi and Radius Server setups

Education level
  • Master's degree in Information Technology or Computer / Electrical Engineering

Skills and Behaviour
  • Good communicator (oral, written, presenting) and team player.
  • Results driven: Taking ownership, sense of urgency, hands-on when and where necessary, pro-active.
  • Manage high workload: Multi-tasking, multi-organizing, delivering contributions to multiple projects.
    • Expert knowledge of wifi protocols at a fundamental level
    • Deep understanding of the Radius protocol and ability to decipher and understand a wireshark packet trace
    • Specialist in TCP/IP and associated protocols such as IPv6
    • Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP/Shell scripting experience is a plus
    • Expert working knowledge for Radius Server
    • Experience working with design teams and contributing to overall ISP Radius
    • design in service provider environments
    • expert in Hotspot WIFI design
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Visio and Powerpoint)
  • You are able to work in stand-alone mode as well as in the team.
  • You are a team player, stress resistant and well organized.
  • You are result-oriented, customer driven and focused on delivering high quality.

  • 7+ years minimum experience in the telecom industry in an international environment, with systems support, design and implementation related roles.