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Systems Engineer

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Software Engineering
Hong Kong
Posted on Sunday, May 7, 2023

Company Description

Arista Networks is an industry leader in Cognitive Cloud Networking for mission critical data center and campus environments. Our award winning open source platforms deliver ultra low latency, high availability, automated analytics and secure network solutions. We foster a culture built on respect, integrity, teamwork, innovation, passion, trust, and quality.

Job Description

We are experiencing tremendous growth and have an immediate need for a collaborative, self-motivated Systems Engineer to partner with our Account teams to provide pre-sales technical systems engineering support for our enterprise/commercial customers in Hong Kong. We are looking for candidates based in Hong Kong for this role.

The Systems Engineer is a critical component of the Arista Sales team with the key responsibility of acting as a trusted advisor for our customers to gather requirements and identify opportunities with existing and new customers.


  • You will partner with the Arista Account Managers to understand customer pain
  • points and conduct white board network architectural reviews in addition to
  • conducting Arista product presentations of Arista’s Open Networking Data Center
  • and Cognitive Campus (including Wifi) networking solutions, CloudVision (Network
  • Automation), Security (Network Detection), Endpoint Security and Real-time Fabric
  • Monitoring solutions.
  • You will architect, design and propose Arista Data Center & Campus network
  • solutions using leaf-spine architectures (VxLAN, EVPN) and network overlays to
  • capture additional sales.
  • Perform hands-on tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, Data Center
  • and/or Campus network designs, and network deployments using new products and
  • features
  • Put together design guidelines and recommend improvements to customers for the
  • networks they support
  • Partner with Sales Team to respond to RFP/RFQs
  • Provide feedback to Product Management and Engineering
  • Represent Arista at SDN and Open Networking industry events and conferences
  • Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services
  • Author white papers on technology and products


  • BS/CS/CE technical degree required
  • Network Industry certifications including Arista Cloud Engineer (ACE) level 3 or above desired.
  • You possess a minimum of 7+ years of L2/L3 networking design and implementation experience with a focus on Data Center and Campus networks.
  • You possess expert level expertise in routing and switching including L2/L3 protocols and Network Security. (Cisco, Juniper, Extreme, Aruba, Palo Alto. Fortinet)
  • Demonstrated work experience as either a Sales Engineer, Solutions Architect, Pre-Sales SE or Network Consulting Engineer preferred
  • Previous experience with network overlays preferred.
  • Previous experience with network security solution preferred
  • Expert knowledge in three or more of the following areas: Ethernet, RSTP/ MSTP, VLANs, IP Routing, TCP/IP, BGP, eBGP, VxLAN, EVPN, Multicast, Spanning Tree, QoS
  • Expert-level knowledge of industry-standard CLI
  • Previous experience building network automation using Python and Ansible desired.
  • Knowledge of competitive products, solutions, and services

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.