Network Engineer; Robert Half Technology is currently seeking a Network Engineer for a contract to full-time opportunity. The Network Engineer will support our client's growing IT implementation team in Charleston, SC. The Network Engineer will develop detailed implementation plans to accommodate network growth, security and enhancements. Design network performance reports detailing network status, etc. for management. Analyze data traffic patterns within network infrastructure, detecting operational problems and recommending improvements to ensure optimum performance; proactively identify symptoms and instabilities in a timely and accurate manner to include performance analysis and capacity planning. The Network Engineer is responsible for installation, configuration and performance monitoring of data network communications equipment, including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, software and other network equipment. Working under general supervision, will perform and/or assist in the routine testing, analysis, troubleshooting, and maintenance of operational network resources. Provides third level support and takes the lead on other Internet or broadband related technical initiatives.