A Wireless Network Engineer is responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining wireless network equipment, network management and security including 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards and industry best practices for implementing high-density WIFI solutions.
Moreover, to put it concisely, this person needs to assess, plan and develop for several operations capabilities for wireless telecommunications.
As more companies continue to embrace Wireless LAN, the demand for wireless network engineers has grown manifold in the recent past. The proliferation of mobile applications, which require testing in a wireless environment, is also one of the other reasons why enterprises need their services more, currently.
But with the emergence of Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) DevOps, the advent of 5G, and virtualization, it is necessary for Wireless Network Engineer to be open to reskill themselves, as it could likely bring about changes that might change the way they operate.
It is, however, averred by experts that despite all the changes that may take place in the networking landscape, the demand for Wireless Network Engineers will continue to rise.