job summary: Wireless Engineer is responsible for providing subject matter expertise for the design, planning, installation and maintenance of wireless networks, wireless access points, WLAN discovery/analysis and understanding of wireless inside an operational environment. Performs database input into network management devices. Demonstrates the ability to resolve difficult problems. Works with contractors on site to ensure work is being done to engineering specifications. Assists other technicians in installing and/or testing wireless network performance and/or resolving site problems. Additional responsibilities include installing and/or configuring network switches and wireless access point devices, testing and/or installing fiber and copper cable and performing WiFi signal surveys. Performs other duties as assigned by management. Be able to travel via various methods to a job site which include other states and potentially countries. location: Plano, Texas job type: Contract salary: $48 - 58 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Required Skills - Installation and configuration of Wireless Controllers (Cisco, Aruba, Motorola, Ruckus etc..) MUST HAVE Perform onsite wireless Site Survey using Airmagnet or Ekahau is a must. Design and implement wireless lan (WLAN) and other wireless networks Knowledge and experience in configuring Cisco network switches, wireless controllers and wireless access points. Job Duties - Devise, plan, deploy and improve wireless networks from the beginning to implementation by collaborating with vendors, managers and other wireless and network engineers Understand client requirements and statements of work and be able to execute in alignment with expected tasks and outcomes Review deliverables for accuracy and completeness Use tools to evaluate to test and modify wireless products Design and validate the performance, quality and reliability of the wireless network Design and implement wireless lan (WLAN) and other wireless networks Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation of network configurations, diagrams and procedures Job Requirements - Perform onsite wireless Site Survey using Airmagnet or Ekahau is a must. Post Installation coverage verification using Airmagnet, Ekahau Develop predictive wireless survey designs Troubleshooting using AirMagnet Spectrum Expert or Ekahau Spectrum Analyzer Conducts collection and presentation of field data of wireless network as required during Survey and Post-Install site visits. Able to configure and troubleshoot wireless controllers (WLC). Performs basic network cabling as required on per site basis. Ability to identify of telephony equipment i.e. CSU/DCU, smart jacks, 66 & 110 blocks and other network equipment as needed. Performs manual cross connect functions on telephony blocks and/or patch panels. Uses computer inputs to create, modify, and/or correct database contents on network management devices. Knowledge and experience in configuring Cisco network switches, wireless controllers and wireless access points. Able to use Microsoft Excel, Word and Visio to create site as-built documents. Travel 100% to client locations both domestically and internationally (as required) Desired Skills & Experience - Must be willing to work day, evening or night hours; overtime, emergency call-outs, weekends and holidays as required. Must have a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field (or equivalent experience). Requires valid state driver's license, or CDL, whichever is applicable, and satisfactory driving record check. May require the ability to drive a vehicle with manual gear shift. May be required to be away from home location for extended periods of time. May work outside in all types of weather. Not looking for cellular experience. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 4 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: CiscoWireless EngineerEkahauAirMagnet Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.