Job Description :
Wi-Fi 802.11g/RF Team Member
Duration: 6 months
Location: St Louis, MO

Pre-Qualifying Questions:
1. Do you have minimum 8 years of Wi-Fi planning?
2. Do you have experience with RF planning tools?
3. Do you have familiarity with 802.11 standards and Wi-Fi alliance developments?

Skills:
802.11g
WLAN

Requirements:
802.11 g/n/ac protocols, Cisco/Meraki APs, Ruckus AP’s
IBwave Level 1 and Level 2 certification required.
Ekahau, IBWave, Atoll, Overture
CWNA, CWDP certification required.
Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, PC TEL iB Flex and JDSU Scanners, Net Scout, Packet Capture
Deep understanding of WLAN technologies, network management including IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN standards and industry best practices
Must have excellent time management, oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to quickly troubleshoot problems.
Experience with building out network, design/documentation

Deliverables:
Must have a minimum of 8-years work experience in Wi-Fi Planning, Design, and analysis. Familiar with 802.11 standards and Wi-Fi alliance developments.
Experience with RF planning tools is must.
Deep understanding of IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax networks.
Expertise with public Wi-Fi design for large scale networks
Expert level understanding of site survey, predictive design and post design validation using Ekahau (ECSE preferred)
Integrate knowledge of building construction, RF behavioral characteristics and current hardware vendor limitations to create a design proposal
Ability to understand Physical and Data-link layer media properties and implications
Expert level understanding of various antenna types, their uses and demerits
Ability to transform and Geo process data using the post processing tools such as QGIS, MapInfo, and ArcMap based on Geographic locations.
Familiarity with Link Budget and the RF Design Guidelines.
Working expertise in creating propagation models and designs minimizing coverage holes and interference
Expert level understanding of geo data processing and creating design and coverage around any hindrances
Familiarity with capacity planning, subscriber and demand forecast
Familiarity with packet capture and analysis is a plus
Ability to work with multiple stake holders including but not limited to product owners, operations, vendors, other engineering teams