The Aruba Customer Engineering (ACE) team is seeking a Principal Network Engineer who wants to be a part of a fast-paced and challenging start-up environment. The ACE team provides proactive customer network design and engineering support to Aruba field sales teams and resellers who are planning our largest and most technically challenging deployments. In this customer-facing position, our ideal candidate will also be responsible for "support of the last resort" by isolating and resolving business critical problems that cannot be resolved remotely by Aruba?s Advanced TAC. This position requires a person with in-depth understanding of complex enterprise network deployment models and strong troubleshooting and debugging skills. Group motto: "The Bug Stops Here". It is our responsibility to either prevent design mistakes before they happen, or to find out what is wrong and drive the situation to resolution.
? Review, improve and advise on all aspects (RF, logical, security, availability, physical installation) of designs for large-scale wireless network deployments created by Aruba, Aruba Reseller or Customer network engineers
? Create, execute and analyze test plans to obtain data needed to validate critical design assumptions of wireless networks. Model RF, network and application performance using standard industry tools.
? Work on complex problems requiring in-depth fault analysis and troubleshooting skills
? Formulate technical action plans for analyzing and resolving problems related to the Aruba deployment, taking charge of complex situations "on the ground"
? Simulate problems in lab to enable developers to debug and fix them rapidly
? Contribute technical content to Aruba?s industry-leading Deployment Guides, application notes, tech tips and best practices
? Participate in solutions for the knowledge base
? Provide technical training cross-training to relevant groups as needed
? Participate in serviceability enhancement requirements
? Work effectively in a team environment, including with colleagues, customers, resellers, QA and development engineers, Aruba technical support, and field sales organizations
? 5+ years support experience for network infrastructure products and expertise with advanced TCP/IP networking concepts
? Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences ranging from individual contributors to executive-level contacts
? Specific experience supporting and troubleshooting firewall/security, IP routing, DNS, DHCP, NAT, VPN, Authentication protocols (including RADIUS and LDAP), and Network Management Systems (EMS/NMS)
? Solid experience with packet tracing/sniffing tools, RF site survey tools and RF spectrum analyzers
? Working knowledge of Linux based network servers and test tools FreeRADIUS, Snort, PktGen... preferred
? BSCS/EE or equivalent required (CCIE is a plus)
? RF Engineering and deployment experience with a wide range of antenna types is a plus.
? 100% travel, including some international travel.
? Strong work ethic, ?can-do/will do? attitude
? Must be a flexible self-starter who can ramp up with new technologies quickly and can adapt to a growing and evolving team: Strong self-motivation (this is a startup, not just a job!)
? Imaginative, motivated, and able to work effectively under pressure
? Strong logical and creative problem-solving skills, good oral and written communication skills, and excellent analytical skills
? Must be able to succeed with minimal resources and minimal supervision
? The candidate must be able to travel up to 75% as required by individual engagements.
[b]Please send resumes to Tami Galvan at firstname.lastname@example.org[/b].
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