Job Code
316240
Employment Status
Full Time
Category
Information Systems


Wireless Network Engineer

Job Description

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES POSITION SUMMARY:

Describe the primary purpose of the position. The Wireless Network Engineer manages the wireless networks and configuration, installation and maintenanceof the equipment to ensure network operations per the architected design at the MGM Properties, Convention Centers, Lots, Arenas, Guest Rooms and Gaming areas.The Wireless Network Engineer also mentors junior members of the team and directs tasks and processes in order to meet critical department objectives. All duties are performed in accordance with department and property policies, practices and procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This section explains the job and associated tasks, etc.

Installs, manages, maintains, and troubleshoots wired and wireless networks and infrastructure including: LAN, WAN, MAN switches, access points, wireless controllers, routers, fiber optic & UTP cabling.

Troubleshoots user connectivity issues.

Documents network and cable plant infrastructure wired and wireless.

Maintain supporting documentation.

Configure, upgrade and install network equipment.

Engineer and design networks to customer specifications.

Engage with internal business units to manage and meet external customer expectations.

Mentors junior team members.

Leads tasks and processes.

Self directs small, but complex projects to meet critical deliverables. 

Owner of impactful technical changes and departmental approvals.

Other job related duties as requested This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

At least eight (8) years of networking and infrastructure experience.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms

 

Preferred:

Experience working in a similar resort setting.

Bilingual, English as the primary or secondary language.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Valid New Jersey Gaming License, or the ability to obtain one, is required.

Valid Michigan, Mississippi and Maryland Gaming License MAY be required. 

CCNA or CCNP preferred.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Applications, Email, Visio, Project, Excel, Work, Power Point.

Strong knowledge of networking troubleshooting and protocols.

Strong technical knowledge of Juniper and Cisco WAN, LAN Networks, Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Cisco network & wireless platforms such as 68xx, 37xx, 55xx, 27xx, All Cisco and Aruba AP’s, Nexus 3, 5, 7 & 9K’s, load balancers, Palo Alto, Juniper and Cisco firewalls, MPLS, Multicast and RF.

Strong technical knowledge of Wireless Networks (Cisco and Aruba).

Demonstrated technical knowledge of Data Center Environments .

Ability to use and understand results of all test equipment used in network and cable testing.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent customer service skills.

Understands corporate operating policies and procedures.

Interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

Professional appearance and demeanor.

On-call, personal vehicle for Inter property travel required, out of state travel required, reliable transportation required.

Ability to effectively communicate in English, in both oral and written forms.

 

WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:

Regular scheduled hours: 40 Hours could be assigned a 1st or 2nd shift including the weekend.

Other – Must be flexible if needed for occasional work outside of normal business hours.

On-call rotation required.