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Network Systems Engineer (Pre-Sales)

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

Company Description

  • Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client to cloud networking for large data center, campus and routing environments. Our switch systems have touched every corner of the market - from the data centers of the world’s largest cloud-computing companies to your local university’s server room, and every application in between. We design virtually all the hardware and software that goes into our products and it’s a badge we wear proudly. This wouldn’t be possible without the likes of talented engineers who are given the opportunity to fully lead their own projects and the freedom to think outside the box.

Job Description

What Will You Do?
We are experiencing tremendous growth and have an immediate need for a collaborative, self-motivated Pre-Sales Network Systems Engineer OR Network Architect to partner with our Account teams to provide pre-sales technical systems engineering support for our
enterprise/commercial and SP customers in Singapore. We are looking for candidates based in Singapore for this role.

Arista SE's pride themselves on their expertise and are strong, independent, self-starters. You will get an opportunity to work with some of the smartest developers and technology leaders in the industry.


  • 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 supported.
  • 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.


Who Are You?

  • BS/CS/CE technical degree required
  • Network Industry Certification preferred (e.g. CCIE (R&S), JNCIE)
  • You possess a minimum of 7+ of L2/L3 networking design and implementation experience with a focus on Data Center, Campus, and Wifi solutions.
  • Expert level experience with routing and switching including L2/L3 protocols.
  • You possess recent experience in leaf-spine architecture design.
  • Demonstrated work experience as either a Sales Engineer, Solutions Architect, Pre-Sales SE or Network Consulting Engineer preferred
  • Expert knowledge in the following areas: Ethernet, RSTP/ MSTP, VLANs, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, eBGP, VXLAN, Multicast, Spanning Tree, QoS
  • Good understanding of the competitor technology landscape - Cisco, Juniper
  • Expert level knowledge of industry-standard CLI
  • Experience with SDN and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) highly desired.
  • Previous experience building network automation using Python and Ansible desired.
  • Knowledge of competitive products, solutions, and services
  • Ability to write white papers a plus

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. All applicants must have valid working rights for Australia.