5+ years of progressive experience in datacenter networking in a Cisco Nexus FabricPath environment
5+ years in enterprise network design, implementation, and operations
Engineer level certifications equivalent to CCNP Routing and Switching or Datacenter
Strong 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
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 FabricPath, Virtual Port-Channels and Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1w, 802.1d)