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Network Advanced Services Engineer

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

San Antonio, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 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

When you join Arista as part of the Sales Engineering team, you're not just stepping into a role; you're becoming part of a team of industry experts and technical leaders. Typically reporting to the Regional Engineering Manager, you'll be working alongside some of the most skilled field engineers in the industry. Our team prides itself on not just understanding the technology but also the business impact and aligning our solutions with the larger goals of our clients. In collaboration with our Product Management and Software Development teams, you will play a pivotal role in steering product developments, offerings, and strategic direction to best serve our customers and prospects. Supported by the expertise of our world class Arista TAC, cutting-edge proof-of-concept resources, and support of the executive team, you are well-positioned to lead and innovate within the industry.

In this position, you will be working as a technology expert in the Routing & Switching, WAN edge and Network Observability space to design, implement, and support (troubleshoot) our Datacenter and Campus Networking deployments within a number of customer infrastructures.

What You’ll Do

  • You will provide advanced technical and solution support for Arista's Data Center and Campus networking deployments for our enterprise and commercial customers
  • Translate complex business requirements into the according Network solutions
  • Provide customer advice regarding architectural questions, product prerequisites, product features, etc.
  • Define and review customer architectural network designs and make recommendations for deployment
  • Assist customers in deploying and operating Arista’s Network solutions
  • Migrate or interconnect to/from Cisco, Juniper, Aruba, Palo Alto and other vendors to Arista infrastructure
  • Assist with configuration build-outs including creating network Devop's framework.
  • Drive the proof of concepts (POC) and in-depth testing to validate design scenario
  • Provide bug scrubs and code recommendations
  • Provide interface to TAC and internal development teams and the customer
  • Establish and maintaining strong relationships with key partners
  • Attend key partner events, training sessions, and provide ongoing training with the customer teams globally
  • Maintain professional relationships with teammates, partners, and clients
  • Deep listening skills, customer empathy, humility, and competence are key attributes we seek in a candidate.
  • Some travel may be required within assigned territory


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent and above
  • Network Industry Certification preferred (e.g. CCIE R&S or CCIE Security)
  • 5+ years of experience working in security or wireless including 2+ years working in a sales or consulting role
  • Demonstrated experience in Network Consulting Engineer or as an Advanced Systems (AS) Engineer preferred
  • Expert knowledge in the networking infrastructure areas: TCP/IP protocol stack, IP Routing, BGP, VxLAN/EVPN, Wi-Fi and Networking Security
  • In-depth knowledges in at least one area of Data Center or Campus related technologies - Native Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Cloud Security and Linux tools, NAC technologies (802.1X authentication, endpoint / user identification and device profiling)
  • Experience with enterprise wireless networking within large enterprise customers (Arista, Cisco, Aruba, etc)
  • Background in Perl, Python, Scripting for creating network automation is highly desired
  • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written and presentation skills and the ability to do related documentation and ticket tracking of opportunities/meeting follow-up


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.