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Power Supply Development Engineer

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Company Description

Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client-to-cloud networking for large data center, campus and routing environments. What sets us apart is our relentless pursuit of innovation. We leverage the latest advancements in cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and software-defined networking to provide our clients with a competitive edge in an increasingly interconnected world. Our solutions are designed to not only meet the current demands of the digital landscape but to also anticipate and adapt to future challenges.

At Arista we value the diversity of thought and perspectives that each employee brings to the table. We believe that fostering an inclusive environment, where individuals from various backgrounds and experiences feel welcome, is essential for driving creativity and innovation.

Our commitment to excellence has earned us several prestigious awards, such as Best Engineering Team, Best Company for Diversity, Compensation, and Work-Life Balance. At Arista, we take pride in our track record of success and strive to maintain the highest standards of quality and performance in everything we do.

Job Description

Who You’ll Work With

As an Arista Power System Engineer, you will get an opportunity to work with some of the best engineering and technical leaders in the industry to drive the design and implementation of multi-KW AC/DC and DC/DC chassis power systems.

What You’ll Do

  • As a part of the project team, define, and develop, source, and qualify power supplies to meet product & market requirements
  • Hands-on experience with power electronics – will need to spend time in lab characterizing the new supplies
  • Familiarity with dual grid and redundant AC or DC system design
  • Good understanding of analog/power circuit design and qualification
  • Ability to write clear and effective technical reports, present and communicate technical issues to a broad range of audiences including other power teams, software engineers, or non-technical people.
  • Monitor the performance of power supply vendors during development
  • Ability to work with vendors engineering team abroad and lead the project from concept to production.
  • Participate in next generation system definition, innovate and propose new ideas to advance the existing designs.
  • Collaborate with the mechanical and compliance teams to insure that the power distribution systems in Arista’s products meet all required national and international regulatory standards. Consult with the system and diagnostic engineers on best practices for testing for compliance.
  • Some international travel is required.


  • BS or MS Electrical Engineering with minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Experience with regulatory processes related to designing and certifying power supplies for commercial electronics
  • Excellent knowledge of AC-DC & DC-DC design issues, system level power distribution, and industry best practices
  • Experience sourcing power supplies ranging in size from 100 Watts to 3000 Watts with both AC and DC input power
  • Understanding of the design issues of large modular systems with total power such as 30 kW.
  • Excellent communicator of requirements, critical path, and schedules.
  • Familiarity with new custom product development

Compensation Information:

The new hire base pay for this role has a salary range of $120,000 to $180,000. Arista offers different pay ranges based on work location, so that we can offer consistent and competitive pay appropriate to the market. The actual base pay offered will be based on a wide range of factors, including skills, qualifications, relevant experience, and work location. The pay range provided reflects base pay only and in addition certain roles may also be eligible for discretionary Arista bonuses and equity. Employees in Sales roles are eligible to participate in Arista’s Sales Incentive Plan, which pays commissions calculated as a percentage of eligible sales. US-based employees are also entitled to benefits including medical, dental, vision, wellbeing, tax savings and income protection. The recruiting team can share more details during the hiring process specific to the role and location.


Additional Information

Arista Networks is an equal opportunity employer. Arista makes all hiring and employment-related decisions in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable federal, state, or law law. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.