Software Engineer
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
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • BSc, MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering with 2+ years of related post graduate work experience
  • Knowledge of C, C++, and/or python
  • Knowledge of UNIX or Linux
  • Understanding of L2/L3 networking including at least one of the following areas is desirable:
  • IP routing protocols, such as RIP, OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, or PIM
  • Layer 2 features such as 802.1d bridging, the 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol, the 802.1ax Link Aggregation Control Protocol, the 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol, or RFC 1812 IP routing
  • Ability to utilize, test, and debug packet forwarding engine and a hardware component's vendor provided software libraries in your solutions
  • Infrastructure functions related to distributed systems such as messaging, signalling, databases, and command line interface techniques
  • Hands on experience in the design and development of ethernet bridging or routing related software or distributed systems software is desirable
  • Hands on experience with enterprise or service provider class Ethernet switch/router system software development, or significant PhD level research in the area of network routing and packet forwarding
  • Applied understanding of software engineering principles
  • Strong problem solving and software troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to design a solution to a small-sized problem, and implement that solution without outside help. Able to work on a small team solving a medium-sized problem with limited oversight
Responsibilities
  • Write functional specifications and design specifications for features related to forwarding traffic on the internet and cloud data centers
  • Independently implement solutions to small-sized problems in our EOS software, using the C, C++, and python programming languages
  • Write test plan specifications for small-sized features in EOS, and implement automated test programs to execute the cases described in the test plan
  • Debug problems found by our automated test programs and fix the problems
  • Work on a team implementing, testing, and debugging solutions to larger routing protocol problems
  • Worth with Customer Support Engineers to analyze problems in customer networks and provide fixes for those problems when needed in the form of new software releases or software patches
  • Work with the System Test Engineers to analyze problems found in their tests and provide fixes for those problems
  • Mentor new and junior engineers to bring them up to speed in Arista's software development environment
  • Review and contribute to the specifications and implementations written by other team members
  • Help to create a schedule for the implementation and debugging tasks, update that schedule weekly, and report it to the project lead