Estimated Length Open (Contract to Direct Hire Conversion Option) The Network Administrator will manage projects related to the research, design, implement as well as administration and management of all data networks, systems across the campus. Minimum Qualifications Minimum of a Bachelorrsquos degree in Computer Science or a related field is required and five (5) years related full-time experience and training with Cisco, Meraki, Alcatel Lucent, Aruba, Arista network equipment including firewalls, switches and routers. Five (5) years of full-time progressively responsible demonstrated experience in network design and support and experience in configuring and maintaining a diverse enterprise IT infrastructure. Experience to include TCPIP, Ethernet, VRFs, VLANs, information security and data center architecture is required. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with logical problem-solving from Layer 1 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Minimum of five (5) years of experience with installing, administering and maintaining IT infrastructure, including servers (physical Virtual), routers, firewalls, switches, IPSIDS, patch panels, cabling, UPSrsquo and WAPs. Expert in networking concepts as well as protocols including VLAN, VTP, STP, VRF, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP. Knowledge of network monitoring tool (SolarWinds, Nagios, etc.) strongly preferred. Ability to plan and prioritize workload to meet implementation schedules and minimize schedule conflicts. Ability to communicate effectively including good written and oral communication skills and good interpersonal skills is required. Client will have the option to hire a temporary candidate at the end of the specified temporary engagement period with no conversion fees.