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Wireless Network Engineer vacancy in Swansea (123ww)


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Location: Swansea
Region: Wales
Salary: £30 - £40K subject to experience
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: IT/Telecoms
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
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,

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

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