Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professional

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Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professional

A Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professional installs and manages advanced Junos operating system security features. They are also responsible for providing advanced coverage of IPsec deployments. Certified Professionals must have in-depth knowledge of advanced security technologies.

Professionals must have a strong knowledge of subjects such as advanced security policy, virtualization, NAT, high availability, IPsec, Junos Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and IPS initial configuration. They are responsible for resolving issues related to scanning and reconnaissance as well as blocking attacks and troubleshooting and reporting.

A Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professional must troubleshoot Junos Security. They also play an active role in IPsec implementations. They are further responsible for IPsec VPN case studies and for providing solutions. Certified Professionals must have a strong understanding of Junos Layer 2 packet handling and security features, virtualization, AppSecure, and advanced NAT concepts.

Certified professionals are responsible for IPS logging and reporting. They must investigate other attack protection mechanisms as well. Certified Professionals must further manage IPS policy, initial configuration and IPS rulebase operations. They are also responsible for dealing with custom attack objects and intrusion prevention systems.

Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professionals must be able to describe the propagation of LSAs in an OSPF network, and they must understand shortest-path-first (SPF) algorithms. Certified Professionals also install various OSPF area types and operations, and they must recognize scenarios that require a routing policy or a specific configuration option.

Professionals must be able to list common BGP attributes and manage basic BGP operations. They must check BGP route selection processes, and they should be able to explain how to make changes to a route selection process. Certified Professionals are further responsible for configuring advanced options for BGP peers.

Job Description

The primary responsibility of a Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professional is to detail various BGP attributes. Certified Professionals must be able to explain common routing policies used in an enterprise environment. They also must be able to demonstrate how attribute modification affects routing decisions. They further must apply routing policies for inbound and outbound traffic using BGP.

Juniper Professionals must recognize the components of an IP multicast and explain multicast traffic flow. They should be able to emphasize the need for reverse path forwarding in multicast. Professionals must also provide details related to the role of Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP). They must further provide technical assistance with the configuration and monitoring of IGMP.

Certified Professionals must locate common multicast routing protocols, and they are responsible for Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode. They have to explain in detail rendezvous point (RP) discovery options. They further must install RP discovery mechanisms, and they must investigate the basic requirements, benefits, and caveats of source-specific multicast (SSM).

Professionals must be able to list address ranges used for SSM. They must also demonstrate the role of Internet Group Management Protocol version 3 (IGMPv3) and PIM-SM in an SSM implementation. Juniper experts must locate environments that might require a modified CoS implementation, and they must have an in-depth understanding of the various CoS components and their respective functions.

Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professionals are responsible for interpreting CoS processing along with CoS defaults on SRX Series Services Gateways devices. They must assess the purpose and operation of a spanning tree. They must also understand the prominence of a multiple spanning tree instance in a network and execute one or more spanning tree instances for a VLAN. Juniper experts must be able to list the benefits of implementing end-user authentication.

Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Electronics or some related field. Professionals with relevant work experience will have a better chance of getting hired. Some organizations also prefer candidates with a master’s degree or a certain specialization.

Certification

Juniper Network Certified Internetworks Professional

JNCIP certification confirms that an individual has the skills to troubleshoot Junos Security. The main areas of focus are Junos Layer 2 packet handling and security features, virtualization, AppSecure, and advanced NAT Concepts.

Salary

The Indeed Salary Estimate states that on an average a Juniper Network Certified Internet Professional salary ranges from approximately $87,806 per year for Network Engineer to $143,916 per year for Performance Engineer.

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