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Sr. Network Engineer (Professional Services)

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

IT, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 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

The Professional Services role within Arista takes client engagements from initial design through implementation and migration and continues on to provide in life operational support. This ensures a seamless transition for customers from initial exposure to full operational capability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze customer situation to develop requirements and gather technical requirements for the purpose of designing a network to be deployed.
  • Develop and provide designs in line with requirements. Write High and Low Level Design documents based on gathered requirements for guidance and reference during and after Arista network deployment
  • Implementation and migration planning detail and support
  • Write and execute test plans for purpose of validating newly deployed Arista networks once the deployment is complete in order to ensure new infrastructures are capable of carrying production network traffic.
  • Work with customers to plan, write, and execute Methods of Procedure documents outlining steps to seamlessly migrate production network traffic from legacy infrastructure to the newly deployed Arista Network Fabric.
  • Perform Knowledge Transfer training on Arista network designs, platforms, and features to Arista Professional Services customers.
  • Ongoing operational support to the customer
  • Develop professional relationships with customers to assist them with Arista solution deployment projects.
  • Assist project management in developing project plans to track deployment project task execution, communication cadence with customers, and timelines.
  • Travel to customer locations required.


  • Specializing in design and deployment of industry-leading networking solutions.
  • Ability to develop accurate and meaningful requirements.
  • High level and low level design experience for Spine & Leaf infrastructure.
  • Advanced network protocol knowledge, especially BGP, EVPN, VXLAN and SR.
  • Linux operating system and scripting knowledge.
  • Experience of delivering technical and operational training to customers
  • Basic/Advanced Python programming skills
  • 10+ years of industry experience focused on IP networks
  • Led and delivered several projects including greenfield implementations, complete migrations and integration efforts.
  • A computer science (or similar) degree
  • Prior Arista Hardware or EOS experience
  • CCIE and/or JNCIE certifications/ equivalents, security certifications such as CISSP/equivalents
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

Compensation Information:

  • The new hire base pay for this role has a pay range of $141,000 to $165,000.
  • 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.