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ECAD Application 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

What You’ll Do

We are looking for a multi-disciplined individual responsible for building engineering tools and processes in the area of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Data Management (PDM). We are looking for candidates with expertise in electrical CAD (ECAD) to help develop expert knowledge on ECAD tools and their applications. As part of Arista Hardware, you will stay current with industry trends and development in general and ECAD tools in particular to become a subject matter expert to Electrical Engineering (EE) community. You will demonstrate a strong working knowledge of electrical CAD tools and knowledge of how these tools interact with PDM/PLM systems.


  • Provide hands on support for end users utilizing your strong problem solving skills as well as your tool expertise.
  • Evaluate new features and functions that are made available within existing or potential ECAD tools to judge their potential benefits.
  • Work with ECAD tool vendors to resolve issues with vendor supplied code, and advocate for enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Evangelize and drive adoption of ECAD tools though process development and training
  • Define best practices though documentation and requirements definition for development of ECAD automation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Experience identifying engineering use-cases, defining requirements for software development
  • CAD Tool expertise such as (Cadence Schematic Capture tools, Cadence Allegro, Cadence Pulse, Cadence ACC, Cadence Skill Programming, Perforce, Egnyte, Agile)
  • Experience with the following technologies would be a plus (Python, Golang, C/C++, TCL, JSON, MySQL, Linux, Windows NT)

Compensation Information:

The new hire base pay for this role has a salary range of $127,000 to $167,000. 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.