Senior Network Engineer BidPal
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Department: Operations and IT
Location: Indianapolis, IN
The Sr. Network Engineer is responsible for planning, execution and continuous improvement of the technical aspects of BidPal events, including design of the WLAN, installation and configuration of handheld and network equipment, and management of technical resources. Candidates will be based in Indianapolis, Indiana and travel to events. Travel is required to event sites on a rotating basis.
Essential Job Functions
Collaborate with executive management and business unit leaders to assess near- and long-term WLAN capacity needs.
Design and deploy high density wireless networks, including access points, servers, routers, hubs, switches, and other hardware.
Conduct research on wireless products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the industry.
Manage, optimize and improve BidPal internal networks and internet circuit.
Conduct site surveys with event management team, venue contacts and customers.
Utilize operational systems such as CRM and ERP to schedule resources and respond to sales and event management staff.
Manage teams of technicians during the setup, operation, and shutdown of events.
Train internal and external staff on the installation, operation and take down processes.
Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for WLAN administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
Document the WLAN?s architecture, design, and layout, including protocols, standards and configuration.
Deploy wireless and mobile security countermeasures, including firewalls, anti-virus software, encryption, etc.
Maintain operating systems and supporting software or applications associated with WLAN operations.
Conduct periodic security audits, including simulated sniffing, eavesdropping, penetration testing, and device settings.
Monitor WLAN performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
Install access points in designated locations; inspect connectivity and signal strength where required.
B.S. in Computer Science, MIS, Technology, Engineering or related field
3-5 years work experience in Network Engineering, preferably installation and support of Wi-Fi.
Proven experience and success with LAN and WLAN engineering, design, and implementation.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead a collaborative team.
Experience managing and troubleshooting Windows Server.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with emphasis in customer service; experience handling difficult customers and conflict resolution.
CCNA or Network+ certification is preferred.
Proven ability to engineer routers, hubs, switches, and access points from vendors such as Cisco and Meru.
Demonstrated understanding of radio frequencies, TCP/IP, IEEE 802.11 protocols, and electromagnetic interference.
Success with site surveys and site design for the purpose of creating efficient and effective WLAN signal overlap.
Experience in WLAN packet analysis, signal optimization, Power over Ethernet, and general wireless connectivity.
Highly organized with the ability to meet multiple concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Willingness to travel.
About BidPal Network
Revolutionizing Charitable Auctions!
BidPal improves charitable fundraising by helping nonprofits use technology to more efficiently run their events from start to finish. BidPal?s event management solutions, automated mobile auctions, payment processing, online fundraising, and consulting services help make charitable events more fun and more profitable. Wow your crowd with BidPal today!
With BidPal?s End to End Solution?
? Manage your guests, donors & auction packages online.
? Go wireless & eliminate paper bid sheets.
? Electrify your audience with instant outbid alerts.
? Drive incremental revenues & sponsorships.
? Instantaneously allow guests to express checkout & process credit cards.
? Immediately email receipts to your guests.
? Analyze your success & project trends for future events.
The BidPal difference is maximizing your fundraising revenue and guest enjoyment while saving event staff and volunteers precious time!
Auction automation, Auction management, Customer Service, Event Management
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