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PCB ECAD Librarian

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

What You’ll Do

As an ECAD librarian your primary responsibility will be to create Schematic symbols and layout footprints to meet Arista requirements and manufacturability standards. You will work with engineers to create and approve new components, validating the library parts for accuracy and compliance with company standards. You will also be responsible to manage and maintain the library of components used in our Schematics and PCB designs. Using your expertise and experience you will update standards, requirements and procedures and incorporate any feedback to drive a best breed ECAD library.


  • 5+ years of experience creating/maintaining an ECAD library
  • Create schematic symbols from datasheets and engineers' requests
  • Design physical footprints from specifications and maintain the ECAD parts library and ensure the parts library is kept accurate and up to date
  • Experienced in the creation and verification of high density Printed Circuit Schematic Symbols and Layout
  • Footprints using Cadence PCB/CAD tools.
  • Experience with Cadence Allegro, Orcad Capture, Concept HDL and System Capture
  • Ability to read and interpret manufacturer’s datasheets and drawings.
  • Knowledge of PCB manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Strong organizational skills, high attention to detail and a drive to produce quality work.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others

Desired Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with Cadence ADM, EDM and Pulse
  • Experience with PCB layout and routing
  • Experience with Valor or other CAM software tools.
  • Experience writing scripts to automate routine tasks associated with ECAD applications, databases, and libraries.
  • Experience working with PLM software (Agile preferred)

Compensation Information:

The new hire base pay for this role has a salary range of $90,000 to $133,000. 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.