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

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0012860

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

WLAN Systems Engineer, Mid

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 knowledge of Wi-Fi fundamentals, security, site surveying, installation and deployment considerations, and troubleshooting.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with wireless and networking in end-to-end engineering and business capacities to deploy mobile capabilities

-2+ years of experience with conducting WLAN enterprise site surveys and network designs

-2+ years of experience with routing and switching fundamentals

-Ability to be a self-starter and work independently, readily communicate, 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

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

Additional Qualifications:

-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 AAA and identity-based access solutions for WLAN deployments

-Experience with wireless intrusion detection and prevention systems (WIDS/WIPS)

-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

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)


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

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