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Wireless Survey Technician - Secret Clearance

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Wireless Survey Technician - Secret Clearance
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Alexandria,  VA
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Wireless Survey Technician

Alexandria, VA

Secret Clearance Required


Talent Orchard has been retained by DEI as their outsourced recruiting organization to manage their hiring process and we are searching for a Wireless Survey Technician with an active Secret Clearance to join an exciting program at the Pentagon.  Our client specializes in modernizing information technology systems by re-engineering existing systems to harness the full power of emerging technologies and proven innovations to serve the business needs of their customers.



The Wireless Survey Technician will perform passive Wireless Surveys utilizing an AP on Stick process to collect environmental data that will assist in the design and planning of Wireless Intrusion Detection Systems (WIDS) and secure 802.11 Wi-Fi networks. Position requires hands-on survey experience utilizing one or more RF survey tools (to include AirMagnet, iBwave, Ekahau, etc), as well as a very strong working knowledge of WIDS, WIPS, and 802.11 Wi-Fi networks. In addition, strong knowledge of network security, WLAN/LAN/WAN architectures, network protocols, wired and wireless technologies is preferred.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform passive wireless surveys utilizing AP on Stick Process
  • Engage with multiple sets of customers on a daily basis to verbally explain objectives of wireless survey process
  • Identify and “red line” any structural modifications to building floorplans as necessary
  • Assist in the development of network implementation planning
  • Report survey progress and issues in a clean and efficient manner
  • Accountable to highest levels of senior management to ensure project commitments and deliverables are met


Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizen with Active Secret Clearance
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience with RF survey tools as AirMagnet, iBwave, Ekahau, TEMS, JDSU, etc.
  • Experience with key WLAN vendors (Aruba, Cisco, Fluke, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS)/Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort with engaging diverse sets of customers on a daily basis while representing organization in a highly professional manner
  • Strong ability to read and understand a building floorplan, and potentially identify and “red line” modifications to floorplans
  • Ability and comfort with standing and walking 8 hours per day 
  • RF Survey and RF troubleshooting skills
  • Strong documentation, organizational, and reporting skills


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicable industry recognized technical or security certifications (CWNA, CWSP, CCNP, CISM, CRISC, CCNA, etc.)
  • Preferred Aruba Certified (ACMA, ACMP, ACMX, etc.)
  • Preferred iBwave Certified (Level I)



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

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