Senior Wireless Network Architect/Engineer (Remote) in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 6/26/2022

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

As a Senior Wireless Network Architect/Engineer you will: 

 ● Provide technical leadership for successful end to end Wireless Network support, implementation and design needs for the organization.   

● Perform/facilitate wireless network design and modeling with Ekahau Pro. 

● Perform/facilitate wireless site surveys to troubleshoot wireless performance issues with Ekahau Pro. 

● Document the WLAN’s architecture, design, and layout, including protocols and standards used, as well as configuration. 

● Provide LAN and WLAN engineering, design, and implementation to optimize both performance and cost management. 

● Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for WLAN administration, usage, and disaster recovery. 

● Collaborate with executive management and business unit leaders to assess near- and long-term WLAN capacity needs. Interface with the business to evaluate ongoing network service needs, document requirements and facilitate network implementation projects. 

● Develop/Oversee/Manage ongoing lifecycle management for Hardware/Software (including vulnerability management). 

● Design and deploy enterprise-class wireless networks, including access points, routers, switches, and other hardware. 

● Conduct research on wireless products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the industry. 

● Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to acquire products and services. 

● Collaborate closely with peer IT organizations helping to influence, guide, and direct technical outcomes, ensuring mutual operational alignment. 

● Be the highest escalation points for critical and/or chronic incidents, provide subject matter

● Catalyst in the definition and creation of new support, driving capabilities that improve outcomes, minimize risk, and promote agility. 

● Creation and maintenance of diagrams and documentation describing various aspects of the network services environments. 

● Research and test solutions to assist in developing an infrastructure services roadmap.

● Provide Fourth Level Network Services Incident Management for incident tickets with a primary focus on service restoration. 

● Collaborate with 3rd party vendors for identified root causes for chronic incidents such as hardware, software, firmware bugs, or misconfigurations. 

● Fulfill Network Services Service Request tickets for adds, moves, changes.

● Participate in team on-call rotation responsibilities and ensure the team has appropriate Wireless Support knowledge. 

● Some travel as needed to assess site locations against networking requirements. (troubleshooting, assessment of changes needed, new network design needs, go-live support for critical business needs)    

What you’ll need to be successful: 


 ● Technical hands-on expertise with Cisco Wireless, Cisco Controllers, Cisco DNAC, Ekahau

● Proven experience and success with enterprise-level LAN and WLAN engineering, design, and implementation. 

● Proven experience with site surveys and site design for the purpose of creating efficient and effective WLAN signal overlap. 

● Demonstrated understanding of radio frequencies, TCP/IP, IEEE 802.11 protocols, and electromagnetic interference. 

 ● Working knowledge of network features and protocols such as spanning tree, TCP/IP V4, ARP, CDP, VTP, Etherchannel, 802.1Q trunking, HSRP, 802.11x, IPsec, SNMP, NTP. Working knowledge of SIP, OSPF, BGP, QoS preferred, but not required. 

● General knowledge of networking infrastructure suppliers and service offerings including Cisco Firewalls (FMC/FTD), Viptela, Meraki, CradlePoint, Zscaler. 

● General knowledge of Carrier Services – WAN Circuits, MPLS, VPN, VRFs, Point to Point, SIP Trunking. 

● Exposure/Experience with applications and services such as Cisco ISE TACAS, Cisco Prime/DNAC, Infoblox, Sumo Logics, ThousandEyes, ServiceNow, NetBeez, Wireshark, Splunk, SolarWinds (or other Network Management Systems).   

Preferred (not required): 

● Certifications Preferred: CCNA/CCNP Wireless, CWNA 

● University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Systems

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones): 

 ● Offer extremely competitive benefits including Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

● 401K match (up to 7.5%). No waiting period on vesting or match. 

● Discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount). 

● 13 paid holidays and a generous vacation policy. 

● Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350) 

● Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

● Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), TREE (Together Respecting, Empowering, and Encouraging Families) and Scotts Young Professional  

Here at ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe providing an enriching and engaging employee experience is what sets us apart from other organizations. We recognize our employees are so much more than just their job title so we offer programs and benefits that support them in all aspects of their lives. Wondering how we do it? Below is a glimpse of our highlight reel…

  • Our Live Total Health program provides you with options to align to your personal needs.  Selections range from medical, dental and vision coverage for you, your spouse/domestic partner and dependents to an outstanding wellness reimbursement program to an unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) as well as a 15% discount on company stock and much more

  • We know our talent is our most precious asset and your unique development contributes to our organization’s success now and in the future.  Career growth at our company is not always a ladder.  It’s much more like a rock climbing adventure.  Grow through exploration and experiences rather than a predictable linear path.

  • We value the importance of family. We provide access to Maven Family Planning and up to $30,000 to accommodate for adoption, fertility and surrogacy.

  • Be part of something bigger by joining one of our Employee Resource Groups focusing on diversity and inclusion, family, education and sustainability: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employees’ Network, Scotts Veterans’ Network, Scotts Young Professionals, Scotts Pride Network (GroPride), Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), Scotts Family TREE and our Associate Boards.

  • Join a company with a strong belief in giving back to the communities where we live and work.  We have a shared passion for service and volunteerism and believe participating in community service benefits our communities and strengthens our team. 

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.