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Wireless Network Engineer II

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Communications


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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La Description

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


Compensation includes a base salary of $77,800.00 - $116,800.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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