Network Advanced Services Engineer

Posted on 4/8/2024

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides cloud networking and AI-driven solutions

Data & Analytics


Dallas, TX, USA

Required Skills
Customer Service
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Network Industry certifications including Arista Cloud Engineer (ACE) level 3 - 5 desired
  • 5+ years’ of networking experience with in-depth hands-on experience with routing & switching configuration and deployment
  • Previous experience in network design of high performance Data Center and/or MPLS based networks including knowledge of leaf-spine architectures
  • Demonstrated experience in technical post-sales, as either a Network Consulting Engineer or as an Advanced Systems (AS) Engineer preferred
  • Expert knowledge in Ethernet, VLANs, VxLAN, EVPN, IP Routing, BGP (Border Gateways), iBGP, eBGP, OSPF, Multicast, QoS
  • Expertise in at least one area of Data Center related technologies - Openstack, SDN, NFV, Load Balancers, Virtualization, Linux tools
  • Expert level knowledge of industry-standard CLI
  • Ability to write white papers a plus
  • Background in Perl, Python, Scripting for creating network automation
  • 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
  • Provide advanced post-sales engineering support for Arista's Open Networking Data Center, Campus, and Service Provider networking deployments
  • Review customer network designs for VxLAN, EVPN BGP, Lead-Spine architectures and make recommendations for deployment
  • 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 Chef or Ansible
  • 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 customer advice regarding architectural questions, product prerequisites, product features, etc.
  • Translate complex business requirements into Leaf-Spine 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

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.

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Santa Clara, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth