Senior Wireless Network Infrastructure Specialist - Bogotá, Colombia - Golder Associates Ltd.

    Golder Associates Ltd.
    Golder Associates Ltd. Bogotá, Colombia

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    Job Description - Senior Wireless Network Infrastructure Specialist (Global Senior Wireless Network Infrastructure Specialist (Global)

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    )WSPWSP is a global leader in engineering and professional services. We pride ourselves on delivering innovative solutions to our clients and maintaining a robust IT operation to support our employees worldwide.


    WSPs vast global network is today comprised of over 1,000 offices, 29 data centres, 1,300 data circuits, and used by over 65,000 users.

    POSITION SUMMARYTo ensure the efficient operation of

    WSPs

    internal

    Network

    services

    , we are seeking a talented and

    experienced

    Senior

    Wireless

    Network

    Infrastructure

    Specialist

    .

    Th

    is role

    will

    report to

    the

    Global Manager of

    Network

    Infrastructure

    .As

    Senior

    Wireless

    Network

    Infrastructure

    Specialist

    your primary focus will be

    to

    maintain the integrity of the

    deployed

    wireless network

    asset data

    ,

    document

    how it is deployed,

    proactively

    evaluate

    how it is operating, and

    dev

    elop plans

    to

    optimize

    the environment.

    MAIN
    RE

    S

    PONSIBILITIESWorking on

    highly complex

    matters and assignments of large scope, impact, and importance.
    Working with professionals and management to

    identify

    opportunities for improvements in people, processes, and technology.
    Leading team members on the development of methods, techniques, and various analytical approaches.
    Guiding team members to solve significant problems/issues.
    Proactive management and performance of service suppliers and/or manufacturer activities to align with expected service levels.
    Establishing &

    maintaining

    standards, processes & procedures relating to the operation of all aspects of the services.
    Remain

    ing

    current in the knowledge and use of technology

    to

    provide recommendations for improving the consistency and cost effectiveness of the services.
    Ensuring that

    appropriate documentation

    is available

    a

    nd

    accurate

    .Develop,

    monitor

    , and manage metrics and KPIs to proactively assess

    infrastructure

    performance and

    capacity

    .Creat

    ing

    , execut

    ing

    , and manag

    ing

    repeatable routines that proactively

    identify

    improvements.
    Conduct

    ing

    regular scheduled

    capacity

    planning/management activities.
    Develop

    ing

    and implement

    ing

    plans to proactive

    ly

    remediate identified performance, health, or

    capacity

    issues.
    Audit

    ing

    for standards compliance

    .Supporting activities for

    IT regulations and

    compliance

    .Enhanc

    ing

    and enforc

    ing

    service transition processes that protect the stability of network operations.
    Planning for the execution of b

    usiness continuity

    test

    ing

    , reporting

    , and gap resolution.
    Supporting p

    roblem management

    to resolve recurring issues.
    Support the IT budget process by providing input and direction as it relates to infrastructure and services.
    Manage the life

    cy

    cle of infrastructure hardware components, software, licenses, and support subscriptions.
    Own &

    maintain

    the integrity of the

    network

    asset data across all IT platforms.
    Evaluating

    and improving

    the

    effectiveness of operational monitoring

    .

    ACADEMIC AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSThe ideal candidate would meet all, or most of the below criteria:

    Bachelor's degree in information technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
    At least

    6-8

    years relevant and practical experience

    in a

    Network

    operations role

    .Extensive in-depth knowledge of

    Network

    services and infrastructure

    with emphasis on Wireless

    networking.
    Vendor certifications not a requirement, proven practical experience preferred.
    Experience working in large/global enterprise IT with multiple distributed branch/campus sites.
    Experience of working within ITIL aligned Service Management organisation.
    Practical experience in managing large, complex, multi-vendor networks

    .Deep understanding and practical experience

    in

    managing

    ,

    maintaining

    , and

    optimizing

    large scale

    enterprise wireless networks

    that utilise

    :
    Cisco

    wireless access points and controllers.
    Cisco Identify Services EngineComprehensive

    theoretical and practical knowledge of

    802.1x, RADIUS, EAP-TLS

    , and

    WLAN standards.
    RF Design, RF Survey/Engineering and RF troubleshooting skills.
    E

    xperience with

    Airmagnet

    ,

    Ekahau

    or other site survey software.
    Expertise

    in troubleshooting

    WiFi

    connectivity and performance issues using WLAN controllers, over-the-air packet capture analysis and spectrum

    analysers

    .Experience in managing networks that encompass the following technologies is

    also

    advantageous
    :
    Software-Defined-WAN (preferably Aruba/Silver Peak)Cloud Networking (preferably Microsoft Azure)Cloud-based Internet Security (preferably Zscaler Internet Access)Unified Communications (preferably Microsoft Teams)Remote Access Solutions (preferably Zscaler Private Access & Cisco AnyConnect)Multi-vendor LAN switching (preferably Cisco and Aruba)Next Generation Perimeter

    firewall


    technologies (preferably Palo Alto)Application Delivery Controllers & Load Balancing (preferably F5 Networks)Experience in Network Automation and DevOps practices is highly desirable.

    SKILLS/ COMPETENCIES/ OTHER REQUIREMENTSExcellent written and spoken

    English.
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to interact with all layers of management.
    Ability to work

    with minimal supervision

    and

    little

    to no instructions.
    Strong leadership and coaching skills.
    Strong organizational and project management skills, with excellent documentation abilities.
    Excellent analytical and diagnostic problem-solving skills with the ability of providing solutions to

    identified

    problems.
    Demonstrated experience in

    understanding and

    demonstrating

    compliance with information security

    requirements.
    Knowledge and experience in performing information security practices in the management and delivery of infrastructure and

    operations.
    Primary Location

    Primary Location

    ColombiaOther Locations

    Other Locations

    Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Panama, Argentina, Trinidad and Tobago, Peru

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