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WLAN Systems Engineer in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/24/2019

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0045513

WLAN Systems Engineer

Key Role:

Maintain responsibility for the design, development, and integration of 802.11-based communication systems. Apply knowledge of radio frequency (RF) and wireless local area network (WLAN) theory and industry best practices to design end-to-end solutions based on client requirements. Demonstrate expertise in Wi-Fi fundamentals, security, site surveying, installation and deployment considerations, and troubleshooting.

Basic Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience with wireless and networking in end-to-end engineering and the business capacities needed to deploy mobile capabilities 

-4+ years of experience with conducting WLAN enterprise site surveys and network designs

-4+ years of experience with routing and switching fundamentals

-Experience with various WLAN topologies, including indoor, outdoor, high-density, campus, mesh, remote, and industrial

-Experience with WLAN survey tools, including Ekahau and AirMagnet

-Experience with wireless intrusion detection and prevention systems, including WIDS/WIPS

-Ability to be a self-starter and work independently, communicate readily, and coordinate and consult with greater internal and client teams to drive solutions towards completion and implementation

-Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to CONUS and OCONUS sites to support WLAN systems engineering projects
-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with AAA and identity-based access solutions for WLAN deployments

-Knowledge of PKI implementation, including X.509 certificates and certificate authorities

-Ability to regularly monitor new WLAN and mobile technology in addition to vendor and industry landscape

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills to develop technical briefs and convey complex technical topics to a diverse audience
-Top Secret clearance

-Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) or Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) certifications


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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