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Software Engineer (Wifi/ Embedded)

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Software Engineering
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

Company Description

Arista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver software driven cloud networking solutions for large datacenter storage and computing environments. Arista's award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 400 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 20 million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the 25/50GbE consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners. Additional information and resources can be found at

Job Description

The candidate will be working with the WiFi team at Arista, developing cutting edge and next generation WiFi solutions in a fast-paced environment. The WiFi team is responsible for the end to end development of the Cloud managed WiFi product portfolio of Arista. This specific position is for the WiFi AccessPoint team.

As a core member of the AccessPoint team, the candidate is expected to work closely with relevant teams to understand product requirements, design the solution, build the software and deliver it for final validation and customer deployment. The successful candidate will also keep track of new and emerging technologies and their impact on Arista products, come up with new and innovative ideas to improve and differentiate the product and help Arista become a leading player in the Campus space. The candidate will also work closely with sales and support teams to push new solutions, understand customer needs and pain points and help resolve escalations. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in software development and good understanding of systems and networking areas with the knowledge of the WiFi area as an added bonus.

The candidate's role will not be limited to a single aspect of the product, it will be broad encompassing many different aspects including but not limited to developing new Access Points, designing and implementing new features, tracking new technologies and working closely with the sales and customer teams.


• Strong engineering and Computer Science fundamentals
• Minimum 2-15 years of relevant experience
• Well versed with programming in one of C/C++ languages
• Experience working in a Linux environment, developing applications or Linux drivers

Proven experience in Any of the below:
1. Network device drivers, operating system internals, Kernels, compilers, SOC architecture
2. User space development for connectivity related products (Wireless Lan access points/ controllers, networking equipment) in one or more of following areas:
• HostAPD, Portal, RADIUS, AAA, Identity and role management, Radsec
• Tunnels, Firewall, Iptables, Flow Classification, QoS, TLS, DTLS

Preferred Skills:
• Experience with Wi-Fi device drivers on Linux.
• Hands-on experience in working with one or more WIFI chipset platforms
• Good System Level understanding of the Wireless AP functionality
• Experience in developing Wi-Fi features, system integration, evaluate various performance parameters

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