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CDW Senior Consulting Engineer - Cisco Wireless in Dallas, Texas

CDW’s vision is to be the best national provider of Advanced Technology Solutions. We’ll achieve this reputation by continuing to delight our customers and being the employer of choice for Advanced Technology Solutions. Senior Consulting Engineers at CDW are smart, hard-working Engineers who enjoy teaming with other best and brightest Engineers on highly visible, technically challenging projects and offerings. We’re looking for high-caliber, well-rounded professionals who are passionate about emerging technology, projects and consulting.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Perform client consultation: plan, implement, and maintain wireless LAN/WAN hardware and software using the latest technology, including networks, routers, servers, and systems hardware

  • Assist in designing servers and networks: analyze business needs and recommend solutions

  • Identify and troubleshoot hardware and software technical problems related to LANs/WANs

  • Monitor and control infrastructure performance in the areas of response, throughput, and availability

  • Test LAN/WAN communications and routing products: implement test plans, evaluate test equipment and design test networks, and aid in the development of automated test suites

  • Identify opportunities and recommend solutions for improving services’ efficiency and effectiveness, keep abreast of technical aspects of the PC-LAN/WAN computing environment, and develop a working knowledge of client-specific applications

  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade telecommunications infrastructures

  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components

  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team

  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work

  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates

  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer’s satisfaction and approval

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, a related technical degree or equivalent

  • Five years’ experience delivering complex technical solutions including planning, development, implementation and support

Other Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years consulting experience

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in network engineering, with some experience designing, planning and implementing LANs and WANs using the latest technology; experience must be post-baccalaureate and progressive in nature

  • Experience with Cisco based wireless site survey, network design, and implementation

  • Familiarity with Air Magnet or other monitoring solutions

  • Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment.

  • Attention to detail on inventory and logistics is important

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of experience in programming or analytical work

  • CCNA, CCDP, or CCIE certification preferred

  • Familiarity with Meraki and Aruba

  • Familiarity with Ekahau tool

  • Aruba certifications: ACMP, ACDP, ACCP, or ACSP

Senior Consulting Engineer - Cisco Wireless

* Dallas, TX *

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