Lead Wireless Engineer

Lorton, VA
Work Type: Hybrid
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-8236


Job Summary:

ADM is looking for a Lead Wireless Network Engineer to work in the Newington, VA / Ft. Belvoir, VA area. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides customer technical support through assessment, management, and offering resolutions Regularly be on-site at customer premises Handles multi-variable environments and any potential issues or difficulties and Identify potential opportunities for additional business.

  • Supports the customer Aruba Wireless environment actively develop mobility solutions Ability to design / implement / troubleshoot Aruba policy via ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) Ability to troubleshoot user and computer-based certificate authentication.

  • Ability to design Aruba traffic flow Play an active role in building test beds, conducting verification, and validation testing.

  • Remains committed to expanding customer HPE-Aruba technical expertise through attendance of coaching sessions, design reviews, and workshops.

  • Designs, deploys and troubleshoots IP and wireless networks such as IP network security, certification, authentication, enterprise IP networking, IP network management, remote access, and network access controls.

  • A deep knowledge of layer 2/3 networking, authentication/authorization and/or 802.11 wireless technologies is a must as well as outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • As part of this role, you will be expected to participate in the weekly rotational after-hours 24x7 on-call support and perform other assigned tasks as needed by departmental requirements.

  • Oversees all technical aspects of the project.

  • Serves as the main point of contact for all technical issues related to the project.

  • Has an Aruba Wireless technical background that facilitates understanding of Government technical requirements and communication with the BITI PMO.

  • Works closely with BITI PMO-specified personnel to facilitate effective planning and accomplishment of critical objectives in a timely manner.

  • If the Prime contractor uses subcontractors, manages all subcontractor interface requirements in conjunction with the Program manager.

  • Notifies the BITI PMO and the contractor’s Program Manager, immediately, of any problems or issues.

  • Approves/Signoff all engineering documents before submitting to the Government.

  • Provides on-site support may require remote access (pending COVID travel restrictions) for the Mobility Master Controller and Central Management System (Airwave Management System) installation and remote reach-back support shall be provided for the duration of the local controller, GSU NAC, and AP installations.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Five (5) years of technical supervisory experience to provide supervision, direction, and control of technical/engineering personnel.

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree (preferably from a scientific, technical, or engineering program) preferred.

  • Network engineering technical certification equivalent to Certified Wireless Design Professional (CWDP) for Wireless.

  • CompTIA Security+ certification.

  • Wireless Experience: Five to ten (5-10) years’ experience designing, configuring and implementing a wireless network.

  • Experience in Network planning, design strategies for an enterprise WLAN, design of infrastructure and network services, designing WLAN RF, advanced wireless site surveying, 802.11 security design, and troubleshooting of WLAN design.

  • DoD Secret security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Project Managment Professional (PMP).

  • Aruba certified ClearPass Professional (ACCP). Aruba Certified Mobility Professional (ACMP).

  • Software: ClearPass, Introspect, Airwave, and Virtual Mobility Master.

  • Hardware: Switches, Routers, IoT (Basic), Wi-Fi (Basic), Bluetooth Low Energy (Basic), Wireless Controller, Access Points, Cape Sensors, and Servers.

  • Wireless: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, WLAN, Wireless Mesh, RF, Voice over Wireless, Security over Wireless.

  • Virtualization: OpenStack, ESXI, and VMWare.

  • Infra-Services: DHCP, DNS, SMTP, FTP, and NTP; and Operating Systems

Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: ADM - Akima Data Management

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: Hybrid

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8236