Networking and Hardware skills Routers: High level design & implementation experience with a wide range of network routers/switches ranging from core network switch/routers to customer edge CPE routers. These cover equipment ranging from Cisco routers (700 series, 800 series, 1600 series, 2500s, 3600s, 2800s, 3700s, 3800s. This includes the configuration of a broad range of Network Services such as Voice, Service Provider and Enterprise Services.
Switches: Advanced Data Centre Implementations of 6500, 4500 and 4900 in Server Farms as Access, Distribution and Core Switches, Advanced Implementations of 3750, 3550, 3560 Series Switches with PoE in Access Layer Enterprise Environments. 3Com 3300, 4200, 4700 and Core Builders etc.
Carrier Services: Detailed knowledge of Service Provider and carrier services implementations utilized by carriers and service providers encompassing several Layer 2 Services including Frame Relay, ATM, PPP, Ethernet etc. Also including several Layer 3 Routing Protocols including BGP, OSPF, ISIS, Multicasting and Layer3 MPLS VPNs. This includes detailed understandings, advanced configurations, integration of such services.
Voice: Basic Hands on experience with Cisco Voice Gateways, Call Manager and VoIP Phones.
Management and Software skills People Skills: Proven track experience in technical resource management.
Client Facing: Professional client care, delivery and work flow management.
Service Management: Day to day business support and technical resource management.
Project Management: Proven track experience throughout all phases in Project Implementation life cycle.
Operating Systems: Hands on experience with most major operating systems including all Microsoft product ranges (Win 2000, Win 2003, XP), Cisco IOS.
Routing Protocols: Detailed knowledge of all relevant protocols and the underlying principles of Internetworking/IP solutions including RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, static routing, etc.
High Availability: Non-Stop-Forwarding, FHRP (HSRP, VRRP, GLBP), Fast Rerouting, RPR, RPR+, 802.1w, Spanning Tree and Traffic Load Balancing and Service Level Agreements.
Switching Protocols: VTP, Trunking, CatQoS, 802.1q Tunneling, 802.1x Authentication, Broadcast Control
QoS: Rate-Limiting, Traffic Classification, Congestion Management, Congestion Avoidance, Queuing, Shaping, Packet Fragmentation, Control Plane and Data Plane Traffic Policing.
MPLS: Frame Mode, Cell Mode, MPLS, Label Distribution (LDP / TDP ), Cisco Express Forwarding, Virtual Routing and Forwarding, Multiprotocol BGP, CE to PE Routing, PE to PE Routing, Inter-AS MPLS VPNs, Intra-AS MPLS VPNs, AToM, 802.1QinQ Tunnelling, GRE, RSVP, MPLS Traffic Engineering, Quality of Service.
IOS Security Services: Traffic Filtering, RADIUS Authentication, Layer2 Security Protocols, 802.1x Authentication, Network Attack Mitigation, SSH, Service Authentication, Packet Sniffing, Network and Port AddressTranslation, Port Redirection, TCP Intercept, Source Guard, SPAN/RSPAN, Catalyst Security
Network Performance and Monitoring Tools: Hands on experience with most major Network load balancing and performance tools, including Cisco Works Enterprise, ASDM, SDM, MRTG, PRTG, Solarwinds, IPSwitch Enterprise Manager
Windows 2003: In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2003 Active Directories including multiple sites, forests, organizational units, security configurations etc.