Arista Networks is seeking a candidate to provide pre-sales technical support and technical expertise to Arista Networks customers and partners.


  • Perform hands-on work with customers during product evaluations and post-sales
  • Perform hands-on tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, network designs, and   network deployments using new products and features
  • Put together design guidelines and recommend improvements to customers for the networks they support
  • Provide feedback to product management and engineering
  • Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services
  • Author whitepapers on technology and products

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree.
  • 5+ years work experience with enterprise-level network design and deployment
  • Experience on Cisco data center switching platforms e.g. Nexus series platforms N7k, 6k, 5k, 3k, 2k, 6500s
  • Hands-on experience with enterprise-class routers and switches; Cisco IOS/NX-OS, Juniper OS
  • Proficient with the design, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and monitoring of core LAN/WAN/ MAN services  
  • Proficient in routing protocols: TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, HSRP/GLBP, Multicast, RFC based protocols
  • Understanding of IP concepts including routing, VLAN's, QoS, tuning and capacity management concepts
  • Ability to work in a team, project management, documentation


  • Worked at another switching vendor as systems engineer, such as, Cisco or Juniper
  • Data networking certifications i.e. CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE strongly preferred.
  • Working in large enterprise networks is desired. The ability to work under pressure and interface with management.      
  • Have basic programming background with UNIX, PERL, Python, HTML, Java, C++
  • Knowledge on SDN, Openstack, Big Data, Hadoop, Cloud Data Centers, ESX Servers, and Virtualization
  • Knowledge on network monitoring, automation, network availability and capacity planning.

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.