Position Description

Senior Aruba Network Administrator
Gensler Region Firmwide Resources
Job Location Bangalore, India
ID 13550
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Gensler is a global architecture and design firm, with 46 offices and 5,000+ employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadiums and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.

Your Role

Over 50% of our computers are laptops being mobile has increasingly becoming more important in our workspace as we drive to more flexibility in our offices.

As a Senior Aruba Network Administrator, you will leverage on your technical and practical skills to develop and implement operational efficiencies to improve the overall effectiveness of the wireless networks supporting our 48 office Gensler enterprise.  Leverage your project management, collaboration, and analytical skills to manage large scale projects, and identify solutions to complex data issues.

What You Will Do

  • Apply your ClearPass expertise to recommend and apply design changes;
  • Apply your ArubaOS, Airwave and Controller hardware knowledge to recommend and apply design changes;
  • Build out and manage centralized management platform (Airwave) and add all sites and equipment. Establish and manage monitoring, alerting, and visual dashboards.
  • Find ways to fine-tune existing wireless networks by adjusting RF settings, Client Matching, band steering and adjusting/changing areas of the network to provide optimal wireless solutions to the end-user population
  • Work with third party vendors and assist with equipment configuration, placement and provide suggestions for optimal equipment performance
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures in support of cross-educating your team members and vendors
  • Perform spectral analysis of existing or proposed installations and recommend and implement needed changes based on recommended service levels and equipment load.
  • Recommend and develop best practices for new locations

Your Qualifications

  • Must have 5+ years of experience managing and architecting Aruba WLAN controllers, ClearPass Policy Manager and Airwave in an enterprise environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking ability.
  • 2+ years of experience with Airmagnet or other site survey software
  • Aruba Certifications is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of wireless authentication, security and network management.
  • Experience designing and deploying key wireless applications including mobility, VOIP, location-based services, and guest wireless.
  • Knowledge of Aruba 7000 series mobility controllers and all types of access points
  • Ability to use tools to generate heat maps to provide optimal AP placement to produce wireless signal coverage and meet client requirements
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