Job Description

Reference # : 19-00722Title : WIFI Specialist
Location : Brooklyn, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/20/2019 / 09/20/2021
This position provides support to the development and deployment of new wireless Technology to the schools. It provides core wireless connectivity and advanced mobility capabilities to NYC's 1600 public schools. It is critical for schools to receive high speed, secure, and mobile access to the Internet and to instructional resources. The refresh provides the backbone for the wireless capability that is now critical to support students and teachers.

The IT Specialist is expected to:
- Contribute to the design and implementation of new wireless technology and network mobility in the schools.
- Support implementation and deployment of wireless standards including 802.11ac, 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11i, dot1x and 802.11 extensions protocols.
- Support implementation and deployment of wireless security authentication and encryption protocols including LEAP, PEAP, EAP-TLS, WPA, TKIP, AES, PSK, WEP, etc.
- Lead large scale wireless network management tasks using Aruba's Airwave WNMS platform.
- Support engineering efforts in designing, testing and deployment of wireless access management solutions.
- Conduct Airwave WNMS updates (wireless network management system) in support of project deployment
- Runs, generates and distributes daily status of the wireless infrastructure Airwave reports
- Conducts MAC systems update in Airwave in support of project deployment
- Imports and configures New schools in the Airwave wireless network management systems
- Implements and conduct QA checks of Visual RF records in Airwave.
- Coordinate configuration and testing of various wireless clients including laptops, printers, tablets and other Wi-Fi devices. This includes work with wireless adapters utilities, drivers and configuration procedures for Windows and MAC OSX, Apple iOS, ChromeOS, Android and other operating systems.
- Implement solutions integrating Cisco wireless controllers, Controller-less Architecture and Client.
- Implement solutions integrating Aruba wireless controllers, Instant Architecture and ClearPass.
- Perform as an IT Specialist to troubleshoot and resolve wireless network support and end user wireless escalations from NYCDOE's Network Operations Center.
- Assist with wireless site surveys and site RF diagnostics using wireless survey tools like Ekahau or AirMagnet.
Participate in work with other IT groups to implement and support wireless access management system


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