- Palo Alto Firewalls
- Cisco 7x series equipment’s
- Palo Alto Networks
i. Cisco CCNA or CCNP (or higher) routing and switching.
ii. Must be self-motivated with time management skills.
iii. Hands-on Experience with Hardware – Not afraid to get hands dirty in debugging and fixing network problems.
iv. Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently.
v. Ability to effectively communicate updates, issues, and resolutions to all levels of the organization.
vi. Excellent technical and layman’s written and verbal communication skills.
- For software-defined network assignments:
Recent and verifiable experience with the design and/or deployment and implementation of these technologies i. Cisco APIC Controllers and ACI Data Center Fabric used in a multi-tenant environment (i.e. Service Provider model),
ii. Cisco DNA Center and Software-Defined Access (SDA) - used in a multi-tenant environment (i.e. Service Provider model)
iii. Cisco ISE, including support for 802.1x and in conjunction with Cisco SDA and PXGrid
iv. Palo Alto Networks (PAN) NGFWs and Security Policy generation
v. F5, BIG IP, including extended security =features such as ASM
d. Engineer, install, configure and document Enterprise level networks and devices according to Business requirements. Network devices include but are not limited to CISCO 9XXX Catalyst, 38XX Switches, CISCO NEXUS, CISCO 65XX, CISCO 45XX, ASA55XX, CISCO VPN Appliances, F5 LTM/GTM, and Palo Alto NGFW as well as fixed wireless technologies and commercial grade WAPs, session border controllers, Teams PSTN environment
e. Engineer and implement networks using various routing protocols including OSPF, EIGRP, and Enterprise level BGP.
f. Analyze, plan, implement,, patch, upgrade and troubleshoot complex network configurations.
g. Demonstrable knowledge of all layers of the Open Systems Interconnect Layers (OSI).
h. Experience with Fluke network analyzers and other network analysis tools.
i. Plan, implement and provide primary support of disaster recovery and backup of network infrastructure, implementation of network security policies, and network performance.
j. Validate network specifications and network equipment configurations based upon business requirements.
k. Engineer solutions for complex networking challenges through detail analysis.
l. Provide strong customer service and facilitate collaboration between project teams and clients.
m. Ensure that all documentation on processes and procedures are available and updated regularly.
n. Train and mentor technical staff and co-workers.
o. Establish network procedures and standards. Develop alternative solutions to problems within established guidelines and standards.