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Network Advanced Services Engineer

Posted on 6/29/2024

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides cloud networking and AI-driven solutions

Data & Analytics
Enterprise Software


Austin, TX, USA

Network Administration
IT & Security
Required Skills
Customer Service
  • Network Industry Certification preferred, such as ACE-L4, ACE-L6, ACE-L7, and others.
  • 5+ years’ working experience with network technologies including network design and deployments of Campus and Data Center networks.
  • Knowledge of leaf-spine architectures is highly desired.
  • 5+ years’ minimum experience with Cisco-based technologies focusing on infrastructure and voice.
  • Demonstrated experience in technical post-sales, as either a Network Consulting Engineer or as an Advanced Systems (AS) Engineer preferred.
  • Experience with Cisco enterprise routing/switching within large data center enterprise customers (Catalyst, Nexus, ASR).
  • Expert knowledge in Ethernet, VLANs, VxLAN, EVPN, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, eBGP, Multicast, QoS, WAN, Network Observability.
  • Expert level knowledge of industry-standard CLI.
  • Ability to write white papers a plus.
  • Background in Perl, Python, Scripting for creating network automation is desired.
  • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills.
  • Provide advanced post-sales engineering support for Arista's Open Networking Data Center and Campus networking deployments for enterprise and commercial customers.
  • Review customer network designs for EVPN, VxLAN, leaf-spine architecture and make recommendations for deployment and operational efficiency.
  • Migrate or interconnect to/from Cisco, Juniper, and other vendors to Arista infrastructure.
  • Assist with configuration build-outs including creating network provisioning automation using Python and tools such as Ansible.
  • Assist with proof of concepts (POC) and in-depth testing to validate design scenarios.
  • Provide interface to TAC and internal development teams and the customer.
  • Provide customer advice regarding architectural questions, product prerequisites, product features, etc.
  • Translate complex business requirements into Leaf-Spine Network architectures.
  • Assist Pre-Sales Engineer and Account Executives with designing Network solutions.
  • Attend key partner events, training sessions, and provide ongoing training with the customer teams globally.
  • Understand the client’s business objectives and technical needs.
  • Ability to communicate across all functions within Arista, as well as with clients and partners.
  • Meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for sales and clients.
  • Maintain professional relationships with teammates, partners, and clients.
  • Some travel may be required within assigned territory.

Arista Networks specializes in data-driven cloud networking for large data center, campus, and routing environments, offering platforms that provide availability, agility, automation, analytics, and security through an advanced network operating stack. Their main technologies include cloud networking, distributed control plane, and AI-driven network identity.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Santa Clara, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth