Network Systems Engineer

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven networking

Data & Analytics

$126,000 - $154,000

Sales Commissions


Hartford, CT, USA

Required Skills
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with Arista Account Managers to gain an in-depth understanding of enterprise and commercial clients.
  • Conduct whiteboard network architectural reviews to identify areas for improvement in network performance and efficiency.
  • Present Arista's Open Networking Data Center and Cognitive Campus networking solutions.
  • Utilize expertise in network design and implementation to create consistent and highly scalable Arista Data Center and Campus network solutions.
  • 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.
  • Offer design guidelines and provide recommendations to clients and prospects to enhance the performance and efficiency of the networks they support.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to respond to RFP/RFQs and provide valuable customer feedback to Product Management and Engineering.
  • Serve as a representative of Arista at SDN and other Open Networking industry events and conferences.
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in networking technology.
  • Author and collaborate on informative white papers on Arista technology and products.

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.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Santa Clara, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth