Robert Half Technology is looking for a Network Administrator in Manhattan Beach for a 5+ month contract assignment. This network admin will be handling escalations from the helpdesk related to networks, so they will be required to interact with helpdesk and handle tickets that are escalated to them Duties: • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols. • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls. • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor. • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation. • Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support. • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements. • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading detail oriented publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in detail oriented organizations. • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.