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Network Engineer

Company: Avantor
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryAvantor is looking for a network and wireless engineer to join an innovative team of solutions engineers and architects. This individual will function as a subject matter expert (SME) and will be expected to make technical decisions on data networks supporting critical services. The SME is expected to configure, document, and troubleshoot wired and wireless network components for applications, media workflows, and game related services. The SME must have a strong technical background, with experience in the development of high-performance networks, wired and wireless. A successful SME will be a self-starter with an ownership attitude and excellent communication skills that is able to work within a team that delivers cutting edge solutions on tight deadlines.

  • Responsible for the installation, operation, administration, and maintenance of wired and wireless networks at corporate offices and stadiums. This position will take an accountable role for the wireless networks and a supporting role for the wired networks working with a team of engineers.
  • Responds to technical escalations for wired and wireless service issues, working with product support teams, IT staff and business groups to ensure resolution.
  • Sets standards and monitors the performance and status of the wireless and network systems. Implements tools and automation to accomplish this responsibility.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining network diagrams, configurations, support, and training documentation.
  • Able to provide reports for network KPIs to show service levels, capacity analysis, performance, troubleshooting, and areas for improvement in network infrastructure.
  • Remains on the cutting edge by studying state-of-the-art wireless technologies, participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Experienced technologist able to understand complexities and interdependencies in infrastructure through to the applications and client layers.
  • Provide technical support to various activities and internal infrastructure within the company.
  • Assist in the research, design and documentation for upgrades and adoption of new network technologies.
  • Responsible for effectively engaging with IT project management and reporting project status.
  • Protects intellectual property and operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Establish and adhere to set project plans and release dates.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as directedQUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, military service, or a related field with strong technical background.
    • 4 - 5 years relevant experience, including hands on wireless implementation and lifecycle maintenance.
    • Advanced degree of knowledge of network hardware (Cisco preferred) including controllers, access points (indoor and outdoor), routers, and switches.
    • Knowledge of wireless network technologies including Wi-Fi, CDMA, GSM, WCDMA, LTE, DAS.
    • Understanding of RF transmissions & antenna behavior.
    • Knowledge of Cisco Identity Services Engine for wireless guest access and end-to-end troubleshooting.
    • Extensive experience in network best practices, security principles and troubleshooting.
    • Demonstrated expertise with Wi-Fi analyzers, wireless survey software, and test equipment.
    • Demonstrated experience in the design, planning, and implementation of wireless systems
    • Solid understanding on networking protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, ARP, DNS, NAT, STP, HTTP, TCP, IPSEC, GRE, etc.)
    • Understanding of networking concepts and principles, including but not limited to routing both static/dynamic (RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, & BGP) and multi-layer switching (standard and private VLANs, VTP, Spanning Tree, etc.)
    • Understanding of network packet analysis via tools such as Wireshark.
    • Ability to research new network technology and evaluate its viability.
    • Experience in troubleshooting networking device drivers and client system issues.
    • Experience in troubleshooting video and voice performance over wired and wireless networks preferred.
    • Experience with IOT, sensors, wireless automated devices preferred.
    • Prefer CCNA, CCNP. Radio Frequency (RF) certification.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to draw, update and document infrastructure topologies in detail using MS Visio, Excel, and Word.KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge: 3-5 years hands on Cisco network wireless/WAN/LAN/SD-WAN experience.Skills: Wireless Surveys and Planning, troubleshooting complex network issues, project assignments & deploymentsDISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

Keywords: Avantor, Honolulu , Network Engineer, Engineering , Honolulu, Hawaii

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