University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR, USA
The Wireless Network Specialist will provide support for the university Wi-Fi networks and wireless system environment. The core function of this position will be to ensure the resiliency, stability, and availability of the Wi-Fi networks to all campus stakeholders. Other responsibilities for the Wireless Network Specialist include Wi-Fi RF design, wireless controller support, oversight of Wi-Fi deployments in facilities, as well as support for end-user devices that use the Wi-Fi services. The Wireless Network Specialist will work with other engineers on the team to design high-performing functional networks in support of Wi-Fi services and functions. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, mathematics, or a related information technology degree from an accredited institution of higher education At least two years of formal IT-related job experience, including some in the field of data networking Applicable equivalencies may be considered. Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, mathematics, information systems, or a related information technology degree from an accredited institution of higher education Certification(s) from a leading network technology vendor in a wireless networking focus area, such as CCNA-Wireless or similar level Certification(s) from a leading network technology vendor that displays proficiency in route/switch data-networking technology; JNCIS, CCNA, or equivalent At least five years of IT experience in a formal role, including at least three years in the field of data networking Demonstrable experience with Wi-Fi RF design and planning Demonstrable experience with Wi-Fi radio frequencies and 802.11 protocols Demonstrable experience supporting Wi-Fi infrastructure using centralized controllers in a highly-available configuration Demonstrable experience with a wireless authentication service and protocols, such as Radius or similar IT related work experience in a large enterprise of 1000+ employees IT related work experience in higher education For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/36050 The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.