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Network engineer Interview Questions

Network engineers design and build computer networks. Employers are looking for strongly skilled individuals to design their networks on a high level, leaving support and maintenance to network administrators. During the interview process be prepared for many technical questions encompassing all of network theory.

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How do you handle irate clients that are having technical trobules and need to work immediately.

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Refrain from using technical jargon when explaining technical problems and solutions to clients and speak confidently.

Approach the situation with 'we' working on the issue. Know that your are there to help solve this and act towards that, being calm and accurate towards solution. Even if the solution is that you will have to find out more and have to return to solve this issue.

Ask for the ip address, then ask if it is an on or near-air emergency. Ask for the symptoms and if others are experiencing the same problem. If no one else is then have them jump on another pc if possible/feasible. Remote into the pc or tx the ip to the relevant trouble-shooter.

Given a very large existing network with thousands of external connections, how would you add an additional few hundred connections?

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What are the 6 TCP flags?

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What's the difference between block code and convolution code?

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a detailed troubleshooting scenario for VPN was asked. a site-to-site VPN, user from one site cannot get to a resource on another site.

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How does STP work...how does it know who will control everything?

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bgp, mpls,vpn

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· BGP/TCP/IP protocols/route reflectors · Network hardware and software – switches, chips, etc. · Network infrastructure · Troubleshooting · Linux / automation, Scripting(Regex will be helpful)

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Coding questions are from Med-Hard LC Networking - BGP/OSPF/Redundancy, STP, IPv6

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What kind of protocol is OSPF

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