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Technical Solution Engineer

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

IT
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

Company Description

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale
datacenter and campus 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 25/50G consortium. Arista Networks
products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

Going far beyond the standard call center or tiered support position, the Technical Solutions Engineer at Arista Networks is a top-level engineer, equivalent to a Tier 3 or Escalation Engineer in most support organizations.The TSE works in a non-silo environment, supporting all of Arista’s products and the many network protocols and features covered by EOS. He or she will work directly with both the customer and (when needed) the software and hardware development teams. The TSE team also performs all their own recreates in a dedicated lab environment.

Giving customers direct access to a high-level engineer streamlines the support process and raises customer satisfaction.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to customer product inquiries via telephone or in written, internet-based email.
  • Resolve customer concerns raised during installation, operation, maintenance or product application or compatibility matters.
  • Interpersonal skills and product knowledge and expertise are critical to responding to daily customer-centric activities.
  • Troubleshoot problems with hardware equipment and software applications and recommend corrective action.
  • Document customer communication and recurring technical issues to support product quality programs and product development.

Required Product Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of networking industry, products, and protocols
  • Minimum of 2-5 years hands-on experience and a combination of designing, deploying, configuring, supporting, troubleshooting, debugging and administering of the following network protocols and technologies:
  • AAA/RADIUS/TACACS, ACL, ARP, BGP (RFC 4271), DHCP, 1G/10G Ethernet (IEEE 802.3ab & IEEE 802.3ae) and other higher speed Ethernet interfaces, EVPN, IEEE 802.3x flow control and IEEE 802.1Qbb priority-based flow control, ICMP, IGMP, IPSec, IPv4 & IPv6, LACP, LLDP, MACSec, MPLS, NAT, OpenFlow, OSPFv2 and OSPFv3, PIM, QoS, Sflow, SNMP, STP/RSTP/MST (IEEE 802.1D), VARP, VRRP, VLAN (IEEE 802.1Q), VRF, VXLAN
  • Experience with troubleshooting tools such as IXIA, tcpdump, and Wireshark (or similar packet generation and analysis tools) is highly desired
  • A strong comfort level with Linux is highly desired
  • Familiarity with programming/scripting (C++, Java, Python, Perl, JavaScript, shell)/ Cloud Environment/Automation is a plus.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate possesses the ability to troubleshoot complex and dynamic customer environments while balancing the communications needs of each case. A strong analytical mind is required, as is the ability to triage. As we are continually releasing new features and products, a high aptitude for both learning and teaching are required.

Our engineers work closely with other members of Customer Engineering as well as both Software and Hardware development – both in diagnosing problems as well as communicating them in multiple technical contexts. Thus, excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, as is a collaborative approach.

Education:

Minimum education is a MS in a technical field (CS/EE/ITP preferred). Industry certifications preferred. Prior TAC experience preferred.

Additional Information

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