We are the fusion of meteorology, tech and sport. As former NASA engineers, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, meteorologists, sports scientists and MLB players, we have united with a common goal: to showcase and apply just how impactful the force of nature is on sports. Our combined talents makeup a WAM team passionately committed to applying the force of data to discover how weather changes the outcomes of our favorite pastimes.
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We currently have an opening for the following position:
Network Engineer/Climber (Sports Stadiums)
Location: Remote, involves frequent US nationwide travel
Job Type: Full-time
Weather Applied Metrics is the leading provider of weather tracking and monitoring solutions for sports stadiums and outdoor events. We are dedicated to delivering weather data that helps partners like Major League Baseball and the National Football League better understand the weather's impact in player performance and outcomes. We are currently seeking a Network Engineer to join our team, specializing in the installation and maintenance of weather sensors on elevated structures, including light towers in sports venues.
As a Network Engineer specializing in Light Tower Weather Sensor Installation, you will play a critical role in ensuring the seamless operation of our weather monitoring systems in sports stadiums. Your primary responsibilities will include climbing light towers to install, replace, and maintain weather sensors, as well as troubleshooting and debugging networking issues related to these systems. The role requires travel to various locations across the United States
- Weather Sensor Installation: Safely climb light towers in sports stadiums to install and replace weather sensors, ensuring proper alignment and calibration.
- Network Setup and Configuration: Set up, configure, and maintain networking equipment to establish reliable connections between sensors and our data collection servers.
- Troubleshooting: Identify and resolve internet networking problems affecting weather data transmission, ensuring uninterrupted data flow.
- Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance of weather sensors and network equipment to ensure accuracy and reliability.
- Documentation: Maintain accurate records of installations, configurations, and maintenance activities, as well as provide clear and concise documentation of network troubleshooting procedures.
- Safety Compliance: Strictly adhere to safety guidelines and protocols when climbing structures and working with equipment at heights.
- Collaboration: Work closely with other team members to ensure the successful integration of weather data into our systems.
- Stay Informed: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to weather sensors and network connectivity.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field is preferred.
- Relevant networking certifications, such as Cisco CCNA or CompTIA Network+, are a plus.
- Experience troubleshooting networking equipment, including routers, switches, and firewalls.
- Strong problem-solving and debugging skills in internet networking.
- Physical fitness and the ability to safely climb light towers and work at heights.
- Knowledge of weather sensor technologies is a plus.
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
- A commitment to safety and adherence to safety protocols.
- Ability, flexibility and availability to travel; must have driver's license.
$75,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year
- Competitive full-time salary
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Opportunities for professional growth and development
- A dynamic and collaborative work environment
If you are a motivated Network Engineer with demonstrable experience in climbing activities, and have a passion for working in dynamic environments and ensuring the reliability of weather data for sports events, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our team at WAM. Join us in our mission to become the leading provider of weather-related analytics in the sports industry; helping teams, athletes, broadcasters, journalists, gamers and ordinary fans better understand and leverage the weather's impact on sports.