Software Development and Debugging skills C, C++, or assembly language experience
Understanding of software interfaces, data structures and basic algorithms.
The engineer in this role needs to work on field issues, recreate and investigate issues.
Understanding of various network topologies, systems perspective and knowledge of configurations is a must.
Experience in L2/L3 protocol development, maintenance and debugging of L2/L3 software and applications.
Should be well versed with L2 Networking protocols like Dot1q, Spanning tree (RSTP/MSTP), Security and authentication applications like Dot1x, RADIUS, TACACS.
In-depth data networking and protocols knowledge i.e. TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, bridging, multicast