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NETWORK ENGINEER - WIRELESS

YONKERS, NY, US


Montefiore Health System employs over 40,000 staff, including our IT division with 900+ associates, that are all focused on deploying technology, identifying process improvements, and using best IT practices to improve patient care. Montefiore is routinely included on lists of most technically advanced hospital systems in the US.

Our IT Operations group is seeking a Network Engineer focused on wireless technologies.

The Wireless Network Engineer is responsible for design solutions that utilize wireless network architectural best practices. This individual is instrumental in providing highly reliable and capable solutions for Academic, Clinical and Research environments.  The Wireless Network Engineer will stay abreast of the industry standards for his/her field of specialization. The Wireless Network Engineer provides outstanding client service and contributes to the organization’s mission of utilizing information technology to improve patient care, medical research and education.

 

The Wireless Network Engineer is responsible for Wireless Network Operation, Implementation & Design solutions utilizing architectural best practices to meet Montefiore IT needs and industry standards.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Analyze business & application requirements and present Wireless design solutions for various environments, both in a lead and complementary role.
  • Provide recommendations for wireless standards and improvements to Senior Management.
  • Develop implementation scripts for deployment of the wireless design, maintenance and quality assurance.
  • Design changes and build-outs in accordance with established infrastructure standards.
    • Document, internal review and deliver design documentation to the network operations team.
    • In conjunction with the Deployment Services Team, meet and work with product groups to ensure that the business and user needs are satisfied.
  • Manage relationships with the various internal technical and non-technical business groups to ensure solutions delivered are in alignment with business goals and requirements.
  • Provide 2rd level technical assistance and fault isolation to operational level support staff.
  • Provide design and project management services for new client projects/enhancements and core initiatives.
  • Work with and consult all project specific members and clients to guarantee that projects are successfully completed.
  • Participate in the project budgeting and procurement process as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

Technical Skills Required (please note required proficiency level):

  • Aruba wireless design, configuration and maintenance
  • Aruba ClearPass design, configuration and maintenance
  • Cisco wireless design, configuration and maintenance
  • WLAN Controller configuration and tuning
  • Experience with wireless network fault isolation and troubleshooting
  • Experience with scoping and managing wireless license environment
  • Project management
  • Strong technical and industry experience
  • Wireless Site Survey experience using the Ekahau toolset
  • Understanding of VoWiFi, RTLS (Real Time Location Tracking) and Outdoor Mesh Technologies
  • Understanding of Wireless Lan Controllers (WLC) and Access point models
  • Meraki AP configuration and tuning
  • Strong working knowledge of layer 1, 2 and 3 network technologies
  • Technical Documentation Skills

 

Other Qualifications:

 

  • Aruba Associate, Professional, or Expert Level Certifications
  • Cisco CCNA Wireless or IT Expert Wireless
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and ability to cope in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to influence and sometimes lead technical teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with customers, vendors and management.
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Work well in a diverse team environment.
  • Excellent follow up skills.
  • Must be adaptable in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience in a Healthcare, Higher Education and/or Clinical Research a plus.

 

​​​​​​​Desired:

 

BS/MS in Computer Engineering or a related field preferred. Aruba, Cisco Wireless Professional or Expert preferred

 

 

Department: Montefiore Information Technology Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: YONKERS  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3 Odell Plaza, Yonkers
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 140921 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

LI-SC1-REDIRECT; SF-DICE-MIT 


Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Yonkers
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City