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Senior Wireless Network Engineer in Irvine, CA at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

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At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio.

We have a great opportunity for a Senior Wireless Network Engineer in California! This opportunity will be based out of either our Pleasanton, CA or Irvine, CA locations. 

Provide client consultation of Cisco Wireless and Wireless telephony solutions, including the design, maintenance and implementation of wireless hardware, controllers, and software. Be able to conduct wireless site surveys using tools like AirMagnet and/or Ekahau.

Essential Functions and/or duties:

  • Knowledge of Cisco wireless APs, WLCs, Prime Infrastructure, and MSE
  • Knowledge of Meraki
  • Implementation of Cisco Wireless Controllers and Meraki Products.
  • Perform wireless surveys using products like AirMagnet, Ekahau and Cisco Spectrum Expert.
  • Document recommendations and findings
  • Identify and troubleshoot hardware and software technical problems related to wireless
  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade wireless infrastructures
  • Understand client's infrastructures, their needs and provide expertise and consulting on Cisco solutions
  • Troubleshoot, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Provide systems administration training to clients
  • Perform problem remediation
  • Knowledge of 802.1x authentication
  • Knowledge of wireless encryption technologies
  • Updates the Engineering Manager (EM) and Project Manager on scheduling and project status
  • Understanding project wireless requirements
  • Locate and read the blueprint or floor plan(s)
  • Perform as the project interface
  • Manages wireless deployment projects
  • Staging network equipment as per designs provided by senior network engineers.
  • On-site implementation as well as testing/verification of the solution
  • Deployment of Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Assist/Perform with network migrations
  • Upgrades of IOS and NX-OS based systems
  • Technical troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Producing Documentation - Test plans and as-built.
  • Work with Cisco TAC to resolve issue
  • Directly interface with customers and Presidio Project Managers on a day-to-day basis during engagements 


  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
  • Wireless mesh
  • Access Points
  • Point to Point wireless systems
  • Cisco Wireless
  • Cisco Meraki Wireless
  • AirMagnet and/or Ekahau Survey products
  • Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Cisco ISR Routers
  • Cisco Access Swiching
  • Meraki Wireless/Switching/Security
  • Sourcefire
Required Skills: 
  • 5+ years experience with wireless site survey, network design, and implementation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Voice Grade Wireless, Location Based Wireless and Data Grade Wireless standards
  • Familiarity with Ekahau, AirMagnet or other wireless surveying and monitoring solutions
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and ability to install and troubleshoot LANs and WANs
  • Experience designing network solutions given client requirements and goals


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • CCIE certification would be highly desirable


Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.


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