Networking - Knowledge of LAN, WAN, OSI model, IP addressing, Network protocols, IPV4/V6, Sub netting, VLSM.
Switching - VLANS, Private VLANs, VTP, DTP, STP, RSTP, PVST , HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, port fast, switch port security, stacking, DHCP snooping, Dynamic ARP inspection, inter- VLAN routing, access-control lists, 802.1X EAP, RADIUS, TACACS, AAA.
Routing – Knowledge of RIP v1/2, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, MPLS, Frame relay, Static routing, Default routing, Route redistribution ,Route maps, QoS, PBR, NAT, PAT.
Security – Knowledge of Cisco IOS zone based firewalls, Cisco ASA (5550, 5520), Checkpoint firewalls CR77.3, and Access control lists- standard and extended, IPsec site to site VPN. Configuration of modular policy framework and transparent firewall configuration, clustering configuration, Transparent firewalls, security contexts and access control lists, Failover, Stateful inspection, content filtering, Static NAT, Dynamic NAT, Policy NAT, PAT, SSL VPN configuration, Cisco ACS, IPS/IDS.
Working knowledge of ITIL, Active directory, Group policy, DNS, DHCP.
Telnet, SSH, ARP, RARP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, Syslog, SNMP, VMware Virtualization.
Windows 98/XP/7/8/10, Linux, MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).