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Lead Wireless Engineer


Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  Altice USA
Requisition #:  4337

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

The Lead Wireless Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, operating and optimization of Wi-Fi infrastructure and networks in Altice USA footprint. The Engineer will play a key role in driving projects related to the design, integration, standardization, and hardware refresh and is responsible for the technical success of these projects. The candidate must be forward thinking and have a vision for the future of the network and team.

This position is based in Bethpage, NY but may require travel to the sites in the tri-state area as business justifies.  This role will have no direct report.


  • Engineer, design, and support of all WiFi products, including corporate WiFi, outdoor and indoor community WiFi services, commercial hotspots, WiFi roaming, Mobile Data Offload, etc.
  • Maintain standard documentation including operations manuals, procedural documents, and network diagrams.
  • Participate in advanced Wi-Fi problem resolution.
  • Conduct maintenance windows for platform upgrades, deployments, integration, and service configuration.
  • Perform site surveys.
  • Explore automation routines to drive operational efficiencies.
  • Prepare reports for KPI, inventory and project status.
  • Interdepartmental collaboration to achieve business objectives.
  • Participate in On-Call rotation.


  • MS or BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience, relevant network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years’ experience in WiFi and network engineering.
  • Professional level knowledge of WiFi standards – 802.11ac/ax, 802.11u (Passpoint / HotSpot 2.0).
  • Professional level knowledge of RF concepts - RSSI, SNR, Channel width, beamforming, etc.
  • Professional level knowledge of routing protocols - BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP, IS-IS, etc.
  • Professional level knowledge of network protocols – TCP/IP, UDP, SCTP, EAP, RADIUS, DHCP, DNS, PMIP, EoGRE, HTTPS, LDAP, SNMP, IPSec, SSL/TLS, LACP.
  • Professional level knowledge of network mechanisms - 802.1x, Tunneling, VPN, NAT, ACL, Load Balancing.
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless Controllers (WLC), Access Points (AP).
  • Experience with packet sniffing and Protocol Analysis Software.
  • Basic knowledge of HFC and FTTx broadband network infrastructure a plus.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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This position is identified as being performed in/or reporting to company operations in New York State. Salary ranges are supplied in compliance with New York State law.  Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is $123,379.00  - $202,694.00 / year. The rate/Range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.  


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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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