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Software Test Engineer (SD WAN)

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Quality Assurance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Company Description

Arista was founded by Andy Bechtolsheim who also founded Sun Microsystems and was one of the original investors in Google. Arista is a profitable, publicly quoted company, growing at breakneck speed with over 3000 customers including 7 out of the 8 largest cloud titans which include eBay, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix, PayPal, Spotify, and industry partners such as VMware, Dell, F5, HP, Infinera, Nuage, Palo Alto Networks, Supermicro, Inc and Rackspace. Arista is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has development offices in the US, Canada, India and now Ireland.

Arista has ambitious plans to grow the Bangalore based Development Center in the next couple of years and now is a great time to join the team when you can have a significant impact on the shape and direction as the office grows. Here, we work on exciting new feature product development for some of the world’s biggest and best tech customers.

Arista Networks is looking for world class Software Test Engineers to join our fast-paced, high caliber team responsible for validating the products and solutions developed at Arista Networks.

You will work with software development engineers, hardware engineers, field support engineers, product managers, and software test engineers to analyse customer requirements and use cases, gather technical details, create software test plans, and validate that the product meets our customer’s requirements. You will also work with our customer support and engineering teams to help address escalated customer issues by reproducing, and debugging those in the lab.

The role will provide opportunities to create real impact in the rapidly growing Software defined (SD) branch, SD-WAN, Cloud IT services, and virtualization technologies.

Job Description

  • Create and execute test plans which involve scale, stress, interop, and customer scenario testing to validate features and products.
  • Work with Customer Support and Software Development teams to understand and reproduce customer found defects and validate fixes.
  • Install and configure test tools like Ixia, iPerf, etc. to emulate complex networks in test environments.
  • Log and track failures in a bug tracking system. Troubleshoot failures and work with the software development team to get them fixed.
  • Review functional specs and test plans and provide feedback.
  • Create and manage the schedule for assigned test efforts.


  • B.Tech or M.Tech in CS/CE/ECE plus 2 years of experience, preferably in the SD WAN technologies (India)
  • Knowledge of security protocols such as IPSec, IKE and ACLs is desired.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with virtualization solutions (ESXi and KVM), cloud technologies including public cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) is strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge in some or all of the following areas: DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, NAT/PAT, QOS, VXLAN, EVPN, and routing with a strong proficiency in BGP
  • Knowledge and skills related to software test methodologies and the use of test tools is required.
  • Experience configuring, testing, trouble-shooting, or supporting ethernet network switches.
  • Experience with Ixia, Wireshark, tcpdump, or a similar network traffic generation or packet capture/analysis tool.
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following: Linux, network management, or scripting.
  • Highly motivated. Strong communication and teamwork skills. Likes to take initiatives and drive collaboration.

Additional Information

Come join a team of talented professionals who are passionate about pushing the boundaries of networking technology. Be part of a culture that values innovation, collaboration, and out-of-the-box thinking.