Wireless Network Engineer

Job Title: Wireless Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 198678_1570770568
Contact Name: Gayle Truslove
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2019 13:13

Job Description

Wireless Network Engineer

  • Initial 12 month contract, with possible extension
  • Work in the mining industry sector
  • Seeking experience with wireless mesh networks

A leading IT company is seeking a Cisco certified, Wireless Network Engineer to work for a key client in the resources industry. This is an initial 12 month contract located in the Perth CBD.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical advice for problems involved in the "the last mile" of IoT connectivity at the edge. (this could range from a BLE PAN up to public NB-IoT and Cat-M1 to simply connecting to existing components)
  • Produce high level and low-level designs for specific and generalised IIoT solutions;
  • Maintain and publish network topology diagrams;
  • Create engineering blueprints for communication bundles which projects will select "off-the-shelf" (blueprints would include design approach, reference architecture models and Bills of Material for a range of IIoT Use Cases)
  • Liaise between IIoT projects, our Industrial Communications Team, Network architecture team and our Innovation Centre;
  • Provide consulting and instructions to projects implementing solutions including Work Instructions and on-site training if needed.

Key skills:

  • Must have strong experience in the design, design, maintenance and operation of wireless mesh networks;
  • Good understanding of Wireless Network technologies and industry trends, including SDN, LTE, 802.11x, Meshed Networks, Routing, Switching, LTE modems and radios and how to apply them at scale;
  • Technical background in Cisco and exposure to operational and cloud networks;
  • Possess Cisco certifications;
  • Excellent communication -both verbal & written;
  • Strong stakeholder engagement ability;
  • Site experience in either the fixed plant or on mobile mining assets preferred;
  • Experience with Agile methodology would be highly regarded.

The perks:

  • Opportunity to work in the mining sector;
  • Possibility to extend;
  • Perth CBD location.

If you have the experience we are seeking above, please apply now with a resume detailing all relevant experience.

We are open to considering Eastern States candidates who possess full Australian Work Rights, genuine relocation reasons and ability to relocate within 2- 4 weeks.

Contact: Lisa Williams (08) 9423 1400 (Job reference: 199109)