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Graduate Technical Solutions Engineer (TAC)

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Monday, January 15, 2024

Company Description

Arista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10M to 400G bits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 10 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.

At the core of Arista's platform is the Extensible Operating System (EOS™), a ground-breaking network operating system with single-image consistency across hardware platforms, and modern core architecture enabling in-service upgrades and application extensibility.

Job Description

Arista Networks - Graduate Technical Solutions Engineer (TAC)

  • Remote United Kingdom. Regular travel to Dublin mandatory.

  • Full-time

  • UK nationality required.

Arista Networks is looking for graduate Technical Solutions Engineers to join our World Class support team in our EMEA TAC (Technical Assistance Center). Graduates will go through a ramp-up program which will equip them to learn networking protocols, technologies and tools. You will have access to labs to perform your own recreates, along with assigned mentors and training on our products. Once trained, a Technical Solutions Engineer will support customers across various industry verticals with Arista products and solutions. This role also entails cross functional interaction with engineering, advanced services and sales teams internally.

This role offers an opportunity to not only learn cutting edge technology, but also hone critical thinking, customer interaction and communication skills.

In summary, this will be a great opportunity for students graduating in 2024 to start their careers with a leader in the networking domain and a World-class team.


  • Develop a desired level of proficiency in protocols and technologies by effectively leveraging the support and resources provided.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve customer concerns raised during installation, operation, maintenance or product application or compatibility matters, via email or on the phone.

  • Find answers to complex challenges by brainstorming with peers and using labs to recreate issues and test solutions.

  • Use interpersonal skills, product knowledge and expertise in responding to daily customer-centric activities.

  • Document customer communication and recurring technical issues to support product quality programs and product development.

  • Engage in documentation activities that will guide our customers to find solutions to issues with Arista products.

Graduates will develop their skills by working on many or all of the following technologies:

  • AAA/TACACS, ACL, ARP, BGP, DHCP, 10G/100G/400G Ethernet, Flow Control, ICMP, IGMP, IPv4 & IPv6, LACP, LLDP, MPLS, NAT, Open Flow, OSPF, PIM, QOS, RIP, Sflow, SNMP, STP, VARP/VRRP, VLAN, VRF

  • WiFi/Campus technologies like 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wireless security (WPA2, WPA3), PoE, Wireless clients and drivers

  • Troubleshooting tools such as IXIA, tcpdump, and Wireshark

Desired Skills:

  • Basic understanding of Linux

  • Familiarity with programming/scripting (C++, Java, Python, Perl, JavaScript, shell) is a plus

The ideal candidate should be able to troubleshoot complex problems 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 sharing knowledge is also required.

Our TAC engineers work closely with other areas of the Arista customer engineering team as well as software and hardware engineering teams — 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.


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

Additional Information

Hours and place of work

Candidate can be based in the United Kingdom but regular travel to Dublin required.


The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.


  • Pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexitime
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick pay
  • On-site parking
  • Company events
  • Wellness program

Supplemental pay types

  • Performance bonus

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