• Wireless Network Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Reading
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/13/2018 9:44 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ (US): BBOX) is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers worldwide to design, deploy and manage Edge solutions.  Black Box offers advantages not found anywhere else in the industry:  the broadest portfolio of solutions, a global footprint and deep technical resources.  This is your opportunity to join a worldwide market leader.


    • Perform predictive, passive and active wireless surveys, preferably using EKAHAU tool.
    • Conduct site surveys at proposed locations with emphasis on the following key factors – RF analysis, proximity to fiber infrastructure, evaluation of internal and external building structure for indoor and outdoor wireless Access Point installation, identification of power and networking equipment.
    • Configure and deploy critical wireless network and infrastructure as per the design document and standard.
    • Identify and resolve wireless connectivity issues, performing independent complex wireless network systems troubleshooting.
    • Perform heat mapping and have a good understanding of related tools. 
    • Conduct multi-site survey and deployment of Wi-Fi networks for enterprise and service providers.
    • Execute simultaneous work tasks ranging from system/solution integration to complex technical issues dealing with protocols, Access Points and other technical areas.


    • Education - University level degree in a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 5 – 7 years applicable experience in wireless network engineering
    • Experience with RF site surveys, capacity, coverage planning and performance analysis tools like AirMagnet and EKAHAU
    • Basic configuration of wireless network components like Wi-Fi routers, Wireless LAN controllers and Access Points, preferably for Aruba and Cisco
    • Ability and willingness to travel within the UK and abroad as required



    We offer opportunities throughout the world for innovative, flexible, team-oriented professionals. We offer the excitement of a fast paced environment and a competitive total compensation package commensurate with experience. Black Box provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to age, race, color, sex, religious beliefs, national origin, veteran status, disability or other legally protected status. 


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