Network Systems Engineer
Pre-Sales
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Arista Networks

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven networking
Company Overview
Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client to cloud networking for large data center, campus and routing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security through an advanced network operating stack.
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$359.4M

Founded

2004

Headquarters

Santa Clara, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

32%
Locations
Hartford, CT, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
TCP/IP
Python
Sales
Ansible
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Requirements
  • Network Industry Certification preferred, such as ACE-L4, ACE-L6, ACE-L7, and others
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in L2/L3 networking design and implementation with a focus on Data Center, Campus, and Wi-Fi solutions
  • Expert-level experience with routing and switching, including L2/L3 protocols, as well as overlay technologies such as VxLAN
  • Current hands-on experience in designing highly scalable leaf-spine network architectures
  • Proven work experience as a Sales Engineer, Solutions Architect, Pre-Sales SE, or Network Consulting Engineer is preferred
  • Expert knowledge in Ethernet, RSTP/MSTP, VLANs, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, eBGP, VxLAN, Multicast, Spanning Tree, and QoS
  • Good understanding of the competitor technology landscape, specifically Cisco and Juniper
  • Expert-level knowledge of the industry-standard Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Experience with Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is highly desired
  • Previous experience building network automation using Python and Ansible is highly desired
  • Strong writing skills and ability to create informative white papers on technology and products is highly desired
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Arista Account Managers to gain an in-depth understanding of our enterprise and commercial clients and conduct whiteboard network architectural reviews to identify areas for improvement in network performance and efficiency
  • Conduct Arista product presentations of Arista's Open Networking Data Center and Cognitive Campus (including Wi-Fi) networking solutions, CloudVision (Network Automation), Security (Network Detection), Endpoint Security, and Real-time Fabric Monitoring solutions
  • Utilize your expertise in network design and implementation, including leaf and spine architectures involving overlay technologies such as VxLAN and EVPN, to create consistent and highly scalable Arista Data Center and Campus network solutions that improve network performance and efficiency for our enterprise and commercial clients in the region
  • Conduct thorough hands-on testing of customer proof-of-concept setups, Data Center and/or Campus network designs, and network deployments using the latest Arista products and features. This testing will ensure the successful deployment and performance of Arista network solutions that meet the specific needs of our clients and prospects in the region
  • Offer design guidelines and provide recommendations to our clients and prospects in the region to enhance the performance and efficiency of the networks they support. These recommendations will balance specific customer needs with proven Arista Validated Designs to meet the specific needs of our clients and designed to optimize their network infrastructure
  • Collaborate with the sales team to respond to RFP/RFQs and provide valuable customer feedback to Product Management and Engineering
  • Through your expertise and insights, you will help to ensure that Arista network solutions meet the needs of our clients and prospects in the region. As a member of the Arista Sales Engineering team, you will help drive features, functions, and product development through your feedback and help shape the future of our network solutions
  • Serve as a representative of Arista at SDN and other Open Networking industry events and conferences. Through your expertise and thought leadership, you will help to build awareness and promote Arista's innovative network solutions
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in networking technology, including competitive solutions, products, and services
  • Author and collaborate on informative white papers on Arista technology and products that showcase your expertise in network design and implementation and help solve real world customer challenges