Wireless Network Engineer in Springfield, IL

Wireless Network Engineer Job Description

Wireless network engineers design, configure and troubleshoot a company's wireless LAN and other wireless technologies. Candidates need strong analytical and problem-solving skills and practical experience in wireless equipment, standards, protocols and WLAN design. They provide support for customer and/or internal wireless LAN network operations, perform maintenance and security implementations, and collaborate with key team members to provide strategies for better systems performance. Employers usually seek a bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science (or equivalent work experience), plus five or more years’ experience with enterprise-level wireless LAN support and technologies in a multivendor environment. Certifications such as the Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE), Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) or Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Wireless (CCIE Wireless) are also helpful.

Typical wireless network engineer duties:

Deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining wireless networks, including all engineering-specific and resource requirements for network hardware and softwareProviding recommendations for network architecture and optimization for wireless and mobile technologyDocumenting network infrastructure and design

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Salary for Wireless Network Engineer in Springfield, IL
116908 - 165135
25th percentile
116908
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
142410
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
165135
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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