Responsibilities

The Engineer is required to be strong on Network – Routing,Switching,Firewall,Loadbalancers and monitoring system fundamentals ,

Topics in-focus for an potential hire are :

  1. sub netting
  2. Summarization
  3. OSI Reference model (L1/2/3)
  4. TCP Handshake
  5. WAN Protocols – HDLC / PPP
  6. Routing – Static , BGP , OSPF
  7. LAN Switching – Configuring VLAN, Switching fundamentals , VTP , STP, Trunking Protocols, Multi-Layer switches , HSRP,VRRP .
  8. Security – Configuring Port security , ACL, extended ACLs
  9. Configuring IPsec VPN – Phase1/2 , MPLS(added advantage)
  10. Cisco Firewall basics – Configuring Interface , Access Group , ACLs , Zone classification, Stateful feature , Packet capture and troubleshooting.
  11. Load Balancer basics (ACE,F5,Netscaler) – Configuring VIP, Pool , Pool members ,Health monitor, SSL offload , Generating CSRs
  12. Checkpoint Firewall
  13. Monitoring Tools
  14. Ticketing System

Qualifications

Degree Graduate with CCNA/CCNP/CCSP/Juniper certifications