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Senior Wifi Network Engineer

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6 River Systems

LOCATION

 

Waltham, MA, US

Description

We’re a venture backed startup building a new generation of collaborative robots and fulfillment systems for e-commerce, retail, and third-party logistics operations.  Life at 6 River Systems (6RS) is about creating amazing systems that solve real world customer problems. We create magic by harnessing the power of people, software, hardware and data.

 

Our culture is built on trust, smarts, and teamwork.  As a team, we encourage open discussion about particularly meaningful problems.  We believe that great work gets done in a positive, supportive environment. We are as passionate about hiring people as we are about building awesome products.  We are looking for exceptional team members.

 

As a Senior Wifi Network Engineer you would work as a member of the engineering team that is designing and developing Chuck, our collaborative robot.  

 

 

 

We’d love to hear from you if:

 

You like working closely with customers on the design, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, and remote monitoring of wireless broadband network environment

You look to lead the design of wireless networks, to select vendors and choose tools for commercial ioT environments

You are interested in being a hands-on guide/advisor to 6RS engineering and technical operations on network standards, optimal configurations, and the design and deployment of a standard set of wifi solutions

Job Requirements:

 

Extensive experience in planning, designing and deploying wireless networks; including experience in wireless network bandwidth estimation, hardware requirements and deployment in commercial IoT environments

Knowledge of networking hardware: base stations, access points, routing, switches, power control of exterior access points

Knowledge of packet-analysis tools and network analytics, and application in troubleshooting and/or characterizing network traffic

Experience of security, authentication, bandwidth monitoring and data collection

Knowledge of IP routing, addressing scheme and routing design

Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills

Good written and oral communication skills

Experience leveraging your curiosity to solve problems in innovative ways

Not a stranger to working in a fast-paced, results oriented environment. In fact, you thrive in it

(optional) Certifications in routing and switches, design, and security

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

BS or MS in EE, CS, Mathematics, or related discipline.

Demonstrated experience in IEEE 802.11/WiFi or wireless mesh networking and one or more of the following: TCP/IP networking internals or Linux kernel development and debugging.

5+ years leading the development of wireless network requirements, including defining procedures for configuration, administration, troubleshooting and support in commercial IoT environments

Ability to work effectively with customers IT departments; effectively assess and communicate wireless network requirements; be accountable and manage troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem resolution

Some experience in programming and troubleshooting embedded systems, plus using formal development processes and tools

Experience effectively communicating your ideas verbally and over Slack (or email, Confluence, etc)

Able to travel at least 25% of time

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