Job Description:

The POC team is a group of high caliber networking experts who are responsible for designing and demonstrating cutting-edge Arista Networks solutions. This is a customer-facing test role that drives new customer wins and introductions of new technologies to our worldwide customers.

  • Design ingenious network topologies and creative tests to prove advantages of Arista products, technologies and solutions to our largest customers
  • Build and configure complex test topologies and perform rigorous POC tests
  • Demonstrate Arista's solutions to customers and provide test reports
  • Collaborate with industry-leading Systems Engineers to design network solutions for Arista's largest customers
  • Innovate and develop testing and productivity improvement tools
  • Improve Arista product offerings and quality through feature enhancement proposals, bug reports, and engineering reviews
  • Author white papers and design guides on Arista products and technologies and POC methodologies
  • BS CS/CE/EE MS degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in software test, system test, proof of concept tests, network consulting, systems engineering, or advanced services
  • CCIE certification is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in deploying, testing and troubleshooting: STP, LACP, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, BFD, NSF, MPLS, IGMP, PIM SM/SSM, ACL, QoS and HA
  • Experience in network virtualization technologies such as VXLAN, OpenStack, etc.
  • Experience in integrating firewalls, load balancers, and virtualization controllers in virtualized networks
  • Experience in routing & switching hardware platform tests
  • Experience with IXIA or Spirent for traffic generation and protocol emulation
  • Experience in server virtualization and Linux tools
  • Experience in scripting using Python, Tcl, Perl, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate with a high degree of independence and manage projects
  • Enjoy cross-functional collaboration and shared responsibility in small team settings
  • Enjoy on the job learning of new technologies


We're hiring Senior POC Engineer in:

  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Dublin, Ireland

Arista is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.