• Wireless Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
    Job ID
    Regular FTE
  • Overview

    MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

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    Awarded TOP WORKPLACE six consecutive years


    About Us:      


    Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from communications, to data center, to cloud and managed services, which includes our staffing solutions. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Vmware, Dell/EMC, and NetApp. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Chicago, Downers Grove (HQ), and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA.


    If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, values a team-oriented culture and rewards based on impact!


    If you are Motivated you can join our team and make IT happen! Learn more at


     Wireless Engineer

    As a Wireless Engineer you will be responsible for troubleshooting the customers LAN and Wireless infrastructure.  This includes troubleshooting of switching and wireless equipment needed to supply connectivity to all areas of the site.  The wireless engineer will have to work closely with the support team and the customer in order to ensure that the problem has been resolved.  The role might include oversight of staging / configuration team, which is in place to stage and configure all switches and wireless equipment in preparation processes. This is a full-time opportunity located in Downers Grove, IL.


    • CCNA preferred
    • 3+ years’ experience with network integration or network support
    • Experience with Cisco wireless controllers, routers and switchesRF troubleshooting/site survey experience
    • Airmagnet survey or Mobility Service Engine (MSE) experience preferred
    • Experience with Cisco Prime
    • Excellence in documentation and communication is critical
    • Proven supervisory level experience on large projects is necessary
    • Experience with Cisco ACS and ISE is preferred
    • Position requires lifting of up to 50 lbs. independently and up to 150 lbs. with assistance
    • Position requires standing, squatting, climbing, and lifting from floor to waist and from waist to over shoulders
    • Position requires the carrying and use of ladders in addition to twisting, bending, crawling and entering attics or crawl spaces are required on a consistent basis.
    • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment
    • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required
    • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
    • Must be currently working in a similar position
    • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude


    We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


    What you get:


    We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive salary, and rich benefit plan including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, 529, Life Insurance, Income Protection Short and Long-Term Disability, Medical and Child/Elder Care, Flexible Spending Account Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Two weeks vacation, additional paid time-off for Personal and Sick, certification and hands-on training, and discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.


    As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


    Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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