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Application Development Engineer (ADE) - Backend

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Company Description

Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client to cloud networking for large data center, campus and routing environments. Our switch systems have touched every corner of the market - from the data centers of the world’s largest cloud-computing companies to your local university’s server room, and every application in between. We design virtually all the hardware and software that goes into our products and it’s a badge we wear proudly. This wouldn’t be possible without the likes of talented engineers who are given the opportunity to fully lead their own projects and the freedom to think outside the box.

Job Description

Arista Networks is looking for a Software Developer to build and implement software tools and Machine Learning models. The ADE will work with other Developers throughout the software development life cycle.

The role necessitates Team Player abilities with a keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills.If you also have experience in Agile frameworks and popular backend coding languages (python, golang), we’d like to meet you.

The goal will be to build efficient programs and systems that serve user needs.


● Create software to address specific customer needs.
● Create software for internal use.
● Rapidly create proof of concept projects.
● Work on open source development projects.
● Provide technical support for products developed by the TAC Tools
● Continued training to maintain expertise.
● Excellent written skills.
● Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment.
● Maintain professional relationships with teammates, partners and clients.
● Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications
● Integrate software components and third-party programs
● Verify and deploy programs and systems
● Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade the existing systems
● Recommend and execute improvements
● Create technical documentation for reference and reporting

● Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a four year college or university or related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
● 4 to 5 years experienced
● Attention to detail
● Background in Linux, Unix, Golang (compulsory) and Python or C/C++
● Understanding of complete backend workflow for web apps
● Experience building third party software integration and API’s
● Release engineering skills (pip, rpm, deb, rvm)
● Experience with CI platforms (Jenkins)
● Working Experience in relational databases (MariaDB, Postgres)

● Familiarity with Agile software development methodology
● Creative thinker and team player
● Should be ready to adopt new technologies
● Excellent communication skills
● Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude

Nice to Have:
● Working experience in docker and K8s deployments
● Working Experience in AWS/GCP
● Working experience with Network technologies

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. All applicants must have valid working rights for Australia.