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Wireless Network Engineer

Capital One
Portland, Maine, United States
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Wireless Network Engineer

Capital One is looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join our Wireless Engineering team! You will join a talented group responsible for the design, implementation, and support of all wireless network infrastructure across the Capital One footprint.


  • Participate in design, build, and test activities related to new WiFi deployments, network upgrades, and technology/platform evaluations

  • Create technical design documents and implementation plans

  • Work with the security organization to assess exposure, identify mitigation plans, and ensure compliance with all relevant security configuration standards

  • Travel to remote sites to perform site surveys in conjunction with new builds, network upgrades, and technology refresh efforts

  • Provide escalation and on-call support to the wireless network operations team

  • Provide input to enterprise network design standards and maintain documentation

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Deep understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, and security, including 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards and industry best practices

  • Experience implementing high-density WiFi solutions

  • Fundamental knowledge of security protocols and authentication (WPA2, EAP-TLS, 802.1x, AAA) and hands-on experience with RADIUS infrastructure (ClearPass, ISE)

  • Working knowledge of IP routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP

  • Experience deploying QoS in LAN/WLAN environments in support of multimedia and voice applications

  • Hands-on experience with troubleshooting and site-survey tools including Wireshark, Air Magnet, Ekahau Site Survey, Chanalyzer, and Eye P.A.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, frequently changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment

  • Excellent analytical, communication, and documentation skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence across multiple teams

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 3 years of experience with WLAN implementation on one or more platforms (Aruba, Cisco/Meraki, Juniper/Mist, Extreme)

  • At least 2 years of experience performing 802.11 WLAN site surveys

  • At least 2 years of experience leading large-scale IT projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4+ years of experience with Aruba Networks technologies

  • 4+ years of experience with AAA and identity-based access solutions for WLAN deployments

  • 2+ years of experience leading projects using Agile methodologies and tools

  • Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) Program certification

  • WLAN Vendor certification

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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