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Software Engineer - Engineering Productivity (SRE/DevOps)

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Company Description

Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client to cloud networking for large data center, campus and routing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security through CloudVision® and Arista EOS®, an advanced network operating system.

Job Description

Arista Networks is looking for a skilled professional for our Engineering Productivity team to help maintain and support our rapidly expanding infrastructure and internal user base. The ideal candidate is someone who can wear many hats, can be versatile and is enthusiastic about learning new technologies.

As a part of the software engineering team, you will work with other team members to design, build and administer secure, scalable and fault-tolerant tools and infrastructure in a hybrid cloud environment.


  • Building, integrating and maintaining tools and infrastructure facilitating internal development and testing.

  • Improve maintainability of build system

  • Evaluate new tools

  • Improve speed of information back to the development team within the build systems and processes

  • Troubleshoot and resolve systems and network issues.

  • Adherence to infrastructure-as-code principles.

  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.

  • Participate in the design and implementation of new systems and infrastructure projects.

Essential Skills

  • Minimum 4+ years commercial experience in this space as a DevOps / SRE Engineer
  • Solid experience with Jenkins and GitHub, ideally with a background/understanding of the Atlassian stack of products (Confluence/Jira/Bamboo/Bitbucket)

  • UNIX / Linux systems administration (preferably RedHat/CentOS).

  • Scripting with Python or Bash or experience at least one high level language such as Go, C++, etc..

  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Experience with (CI/CD) orchestration and software configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Salt, Chef).

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment.

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

  • Working knowledge/experience with Makefile/make

Desired Skills

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or a relevant experience subject.

  • Experience with monitoring systems (e.g. Zabbix, Nagios, Prometheus, DataDog).

  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL)

  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. VMware, XenServer, RHEV, QEMU/KVM).

  • Experience with any of the following: Elasticsearch, InfluxDB, Grafana, Artifactory.

  • Exposure to FPGA build projects

  • Exposure or experience with Vivado (Xilinx)


  • Global company and market leader

  • Fantastic workplace culture

  • Central CBD location with flexible working arrangements

  • Great career prospects

  • Excellent facilities with modern tools of the trade

  • Breakout areas/free coffees at local cafe/table tennis/foosball/regular team events

Arista is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or based on disability

Australian work Rights

Only candidates with Australian Citizenship, Australian Permanent Residency or otherwise a demonstrable legal entitlement to work in Australia for the duration of employment, will be considered for roles in Australia. Please review open roles in other geographical regions of Arista if you have complementary skills

Additional Information

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