Advanced Systems Engineer

Arista seeks an Advanced Systems Engineer to provide advanced post-sales support, guidance and assistance to account teams to address specific customer needs. In this position, you will be working as a technology expert in the Routing & Switching space to design, implement, and support (troubleshoot) our deployments within a number of customer infrastructures. The ideal candidate will also have a level of comfort communicating across all functions within Arista, as well as with clients and partners.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Provide advanced post-sales support for networking deployments
  • Review customer designs and make recommendations for deployment
  • Migrate or interconnect to/from Cisco, Juniper and other vendors to Arista infrastructure
  • Assist with configuration build outs
  • Assist with implementation and change controls
  • Assist with proof of concepts (POC) and in-depth testing to validate design scenarios
  • Provide bug scrubs and code recommendations
  • Provide interface to TAC and internal development teams and the customer
  • Provide advice regarding architectural questions, product prerequisites, product features, etc.
  •  Translate complex business requirements into Network solutions
  • Assist Pre-Sales Engineer and Account Executives with designing Network solutions
  • Establish and maintaining strong relationships with key partners
  • Attend key partner events, training sessions, and provide ongoing training with the customer teams globally
  • Continue training to maintain expertise
  • Ability to understand the client’s business objectives and technical needs
  • Ability to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for sales and clients
  • Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment
  • Maintain professional relationships with teammates, partners, and clients
  • Some travel may be required within assigned territory

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 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
  • Network Industry Certification preferred (e.g. CCIE (R&S), JNCIE)
  • 7+ years’ working experience with network technologies
  • 7+ years’ minimum experience with Cisco-based technologies focusing on infrastructure and voice
  • Demonstrated experience in technical post-sales or as an Advanced Systems (AS) Engineer preferred
  • Experience with Cisco enterprise routing/switching within large data center enterprise customers
  • Knowledge in competitive products is a plus
  • Previous experience working in a large Wall Street financial company is a plus
  • Expert knowledge in the following areas: Ethernet, RSTP/ MSTP, VLANs, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, Multicast, QoS
  • Expertise in at least one area of related technologies - storage, financial trading, Web2.0 applications, HPC or load balancing
  • Expert level knowledge of industry-standard CLI
  • Ability to write white papers a plus
  • Background in Linux, Unix, Perl, Python, Scripting of any nature is a plus
  • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written skills and the ability to do related documentation and ticket tracking of opportunities/meeting follow-up

For

and send your resume to jobs@arista.com