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Wireless Networking Specialist (363237BR)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Texas, United States

IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesAs a Wireless Networking Specialist in IBM's next-gen network and edge computing practice you will be responsible for the deployment of next-generation cellular wireless technology in the enterprise, leading implementation projects for key industries, including manufacturing, retail and distribution. Cellular wireless technology is at another inflection point, with 5G and the introduction of new frequency bands expected to dominate infrastructure investments in public and private connectivity infrastructure. Edge computing, automated manufacturing, robotic warehouses, connected automobiles, etc. are examples of use cases that IBM clients are seeking to implement.* You will implement large scale network projects that include next-generation wireless technology (LTE/5G).* Assist in wireless network implementation activities from site surveys to the detailed architectural specification of a solution.* Understand client requirements and work with the lead architect to develop innovative solutions to address them* Explore novel approaches to system integration with existing networking technologies.* Create repeatable processes and artifacts that will be used at scale to design and implement next-gen wireless networks.* Work with Engineering teams to define detailed solutioning methodologies as well as providing expertise and guidance.* Interface with customers on all technical matters of lab trials, testing and deployments.* Engage with customers in explaining technical details of our offerings and propose solutions for customer specific requirements.* Work with cross functional teams (network, cloud, software, compute) to ensure integration requirements and meet customer acceptance criteria.* Propose new, creative solutions for complex, system-wide problems.Nice to have skills :* Experience in shell scripting and network automation platforms such as Ansible, AWX, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, or others.* Demonstrated competency and knowledge of Linux operating systems such as Red Hat, Ubuntu, or others; containerization platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes; and virtualization technologies such as VMWare and KVM.* Familiarity with network security, Dev-Ops, Dev-Sec-Ops, Dev-Net-Ops.Required Technical and Professional Expertise* 2+ years of experience in deploying and documenting enterprise wireless networking solutions.* Strong technical background in wireless communications.* Solution mind-set: ability to connect the dots to conceptualize a solution, value proposition and create blueprints.* Familiar with 3GPP 5G NR Release 16.* Familiar with the Nokia NDAC or Samsung 5G platform.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise* At least one wireless networking certification at a professional level (e.g., CWNP, CCNP Wireless, Aruba Certified Professional, etc.).* Familiar with 3GPP 5G NR Release 16.* Familiar with the Nokia NDAC or Samsung 5G platform.* Experience in designing and developing large-scale wireless systems.* Experience in analyzing and responding to market requirements, RFIs, etc.* Experience with system-level testing and performance evaluation of wireless systems and familiarity with related tools.* Experience working in multiple industries.* Skillful hands-on work, including the ability to mount and cable 5g and wireless products (antennas, controllers, cables, etc.).* Demonstrated competency and knowledge of the Python programming language.About Business UnitAt Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.