Job Description :
Job Title: Network Administrator
Location: Milwaukee, WI - 53226
Duration: 6 Months (Contract to Hire – W2)

Job Summary:
This position will be responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the assigned scopes within the network infrastructure.
This infrastructure primarily includes network switches, routers, firewalls, cabling plant, and wireless solutions.
Duties include configuring and troubleshooting VPNs; making routing changes; configuring server load balancing, blade center switches, and firewall ACLs; installing and supporting radius/tacacs servers; performing site surveys; and working with the IT PC Support team to resolve networking issues.
Typical tasks include installing, configuring, maintaining, and documenting switches, routers, lightweight access points and wireless controllers; adding static address translations; installing and maintaining data communications circuits; coordinating installation of cabling (copper and fiber) and UPS; activating data jacks; managing IP addressing; performing active wireless site surveys; and performing wireless spectrum analysis.
The position will work closely with the Network Administration team and Information Technology (IT) leadership to ensure that the network infrastructure delivers at a service level consistent with organizational risk, information access requirements, and business strategies.
This position will work closely with other Voice and Data Network team members to promote teamwork, stewardship and accountability.
This person must provide updates regarding the performance and availability of network infrastructure and proactively work to resolve problems.
This position works to improve or maintain a high level of system performance through the implementation of sound technologies and the consistent use of generally accepted networking best practices.
This role will also provide consulting on moderate to complex IT initiatives. Other duties as assigned.

A minimum of three years of related IT experience is required.
Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Knowledge of computer/network principles at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor''s degree in a relevant technology field or acquired through a combination of education and experience is required.

Special Skills:
Working knowledge of DHCP/DNS, subnetting, routing, switching, spanning tree, VTP, power over Ethernet, VoIP, trunking, VLANs, LAN/WAN technologies, and wireless technologies.
Working knowledge of wireless technologies.
Familiarity with network management and troubleshooting tools (such as ping and traceroute
Solid capabilities working to plan and meeting deadlines.
Broad knowledge of the IT services, applications, and infrastructure.
Exceptional computer skills utilizing and supporting MS Office and MS Exchange/Outlook.
Must have good interpersonal skills in communications with all levels of hospital personnel, vendors and IT personnel. Must be able to train others quickly and thoroughly on key IT concepts.