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Wireless Network Engineer II

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Communications


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Communications is searching for a Wireless Network Engineer II who will be primarily responsible for successfully planning and building products and services on our Wi-Fi platform, while exceeding customer expectations for the experience and reliability.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Participate in design, build and test activities with regards to new products, services, hardware, software and feature/functionality across all core wireless components including access points, switches, routers, wireless LAN controllers, servers and applications with minimal direction.
  • Create and execute defined test cases and document results, revisit design as necessary
  • Methodically scope, troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix complex problems as required in high-scale service provider wireless environments while minimizing customer impacts and outages
  • Capture configurations, logs and packet captures as necessary for escalation to engineering peers or vendors and partners
  • Prepare low level designs, configurations and methods & procedures. Partner with Operations team to gain perspective, including reliability, scalability, simplicity, and standardization and ensure success through launch of the change
  • Partner with peer Engineering team members to gain in-depth understanding of proposed changes to hardware, software or configurations and implications
  • Replicate production issues in staging lab environments along with traffic generators as necessary to test fixes and to regression test launches
  • Assess and continually improve lab methods and procedures
  • Define event engineering requirements, author methods and procedures to be executed on defined SNMP or syslog alarm conditions and validate test cases in lower environments
  • Quickly understand preliminary product/platform concepts or high level designs and subsequently author technical requirements as necessary based on those understandings
  • Translate high level engineering documentation into working configurations and test plans and enhance areas with additional applicable data where necessary
  • Participate in on-call escalations and planned maintenance activity as needed
  • Ability to contribute to detailed documentation such as Deployment MOPs, Training material, Operational Guides, Production RCA’s, Process Flows, and Playbooks
  • Proactively identify and propose new products and/or enhancements to existing platforms to improve scalability, reliability, and performance



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline, and 2 years’ experience as a technical engineer in the Wireless Communications Industry. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and up to 2 years’ experience; or 6 years’ experience in a related field
  • Intermediate knowledge in all packet based protocols such as TCP/IP (including protocols like DHCP, DNS, TCP, UDP, etc), MPLS and routing protocols such as OSPF, ISIS, BGP
  • Fundamental knowledge of security protocols and authentication (WPA2, WISPr, EAPS-TTLS, 802.1x, AAA, RADIUS)
  • Fundamental knowledge in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi related IEEE standards, protocol and service provider architectures
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies


  • Specific experience in the designing and operating of large scale service provider wireless networks. Broad experience should include: Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 standards), 3GPP, ePC, RAN, 4G, 5G, Hotspot 2.0
  • Fundamental knowledge in virtualized environments and components including network function virtualization (NFV), Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), VMWare and orchestration
  • Fundamental knowledge of cloud-native and container-based architectures
  • Intermediate knowledge in Network Monitoring Systems and Device/Network Management Systems, like SNMP, etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge in Linux administration and network tools such as RHEL, CentOS, FreeBSD, ELK, Cacti, SNMP, NUTTCP, iPERF, RANCID, etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge in scripting (shell, python, perl, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi related IEEE standards, protocol and service provider architectures
  • Advanced knowledge in all packet based protocols such as TCP/IP (including protocols like DHCP, DNS, TCP, UDP, etc), MPLS and routing protocols such as OSPF, ISIS, BGP
  • Fundamental knowledge in SQL, Splunk, network tools

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