4+ years of progressive experience in networking and network security, including VoIP, advanced firewalling, VPN's, enterprise routing and switching
5+ years in firewall technologies, preferably Juniper and Palo Alto, but other products like Cisco, Checkpoint can be considered.
5+ years in enterprise network design, implementation, and operations
4+ years in BGP and OSPF
Engineer level certifications equivalent to Juniper JNCIS/JNCIP or Palo Alto PCNSE preferred
Senior level network documentation skills including master skills with MS Visio
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Expert level of familiarity in implementing and troubleshooting firewall technologies
Professional level understanding of TCP and UDP including the ability to identify root cause of illusive problems through packet capture analysis.
Professional level understanding of TCP and UDP including the ability to provide insightful analysis based on packet captures.
Extensive experience implementing and troubleshooting highly available firewall clusters
Expert understanding of IPsec VPNs as well as real world implementation and troubleshooting experience.
Expert understanding of popular network communications protocols such as DNS, RPC, HTTP etcetera
Expert understanding of Ethernet and the surrounding technology such as Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1w, 802.1d)
Expert understanding of routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF as well as real world implementation and troubleshooting experience.
Professional level understanding of MPLS networks and Layer3 VPNs