Network Engineering Manager for a Wireless ISP

Job Location: North Lake Tahoe/ Truckee

Start Date: Immediate

Pay Range: Depending on Experience

General requirements:

  • 5 or more years in network technology work experience including 2 years of wireless field experience with commercial-grade fixed wireless technology preferably in the public spectrum bands
  • A college degree. Equivalent combination of education, experience and certifications may be substituted
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to relocate to Lake Tahoe.  Flexibility to travel overnight
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision


Job Skill Requirements:

  • Experience working in technical operations at an ISP
  • Technical team management experience managing at least 5 team members.
  • A strong background in network engineering
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of 802.11, OFDM, site surveys, IP, Cisco equipment
  • Experience with VLAN, and IP utilization management
  • Excellent understanding of interconnection and troubleshooting techniques for WAN/LAN hardware focusing on routers and wireless access points
  • Solid knowledge of Internet architecture and security practices
  • Advanced PC and Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to solve complex issues and deal with a variety of problems in situations where limited information exists
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical knowledge and training to technical and non-technical personnel


Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan (RF propagation and AP locating) and deploy wireless infrastructure using point to multi-point and point to point fixed wireless equipment
  • Plan build/install wired network infrastructure
  • In-field installation and management of wireless technicians in several northern California regions. This is not a desk job or pure management role.  This job requires ladder / tower work
  • Assume responsibility for the uptime and day to day operation of wireless and wired networks
  • Participate with overall strategic technology planning activities
  • Manage the technology team (hiring, evaluating, work-planning, training)
  • Conduct research and work with vendors to test/deploy new equipment
  • Provide support to sales, customer support

About the company: 

Exwire is a wireless ISP, offering broadband services to underserved communities in the Foothills regions and Lake Tahoe regions in California Nevada.  Our customers depend on our service to do their work and our standards for performance are high. Exwire is reinvesting heavily in existing networks and building new ones at new locations acquired through acquisition or organic growth.  Exwire is a high energy environment with a strong work ethic.