Strong knowledge in L2/L3 protocols
Deep understanding on WAN, LAN environments
Strong hands-on expertise in Data center networking such as spanning tree and leaf and spine architecture
Very good understanding of Provisioning, configuration of ToR, Aggregators and Core
Proficient in Load Balancer, Firewall, WAF, IDS, IPS, etc. Should have worked hands on any of leading products in market like F5, Citrix netscaler for load balancer. Cisco for firewall.
Should have good knowledge on the software defined networking (SDN).
Experience in writing script / code to automate switch provisioning, configuration, etc. using bash, python, perl language is compulsory.
Very thorough knowledge on protocols such as SNMP is a must. Should have knowledge on MIBs.
Understanding of networking on the VMWare products is a plus.