Network Advanced Services Engineer at Arista Networks

  • Computer/Internet Jobs, Network Engineer Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 months ago
  • Canberra, Australia
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Network Advanced Services Engineer at Arista Networks

Company Description

Arista Networks – Global Market Leader in cloud networking and mission critical Data Center and Campus Solutions

Job Description

Arista seeks an Advanced Services Engineer to provide advanced post-sales support, guidance, and assistance to account teams to address specific customer needs. In this position, you will be working as a technology expert in the Routing & Switching, Wi-Fi and Network Packet Broker space to design, implement, and support (troubleshoot) our Datacenter and Campus Networking deployments within a number of customer infrastructures. The ideal candidate will also have a level of comfort communicating across all functions within Arista, as well as with clients and partners.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • You will provide advanced post-sales engineering support for Arista’s Open Networking Data Center and Campus networking deployments for our enterprise and commercial customers

  • Review customer network designs for an EVPN, VxLAN, leaf-spine architecture and make recommendations for deployment

  • Assist customers in deploying and maintaining Arista’s Network Packet Broker solutions

  • 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

  • You will assist with proof of concepts (POC) and in-depth testing to validate design scenario

  • Provide bug scrubs and code recommendations

  • Provide interface to TAC and internal development teams and the customer

  • You will 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


Who Are You?

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Network Industry Certification preferred (e.g. CCIE (R&S), JNCIE)

  • 5+ years’ working experience with network technologies including network design and deployments of Campus and Data Center networks. Knowledge of leaf-spine architectures 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 the following areas: Ethernet, VLANs, VxLAN, EVPN, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, eBGP, Multicast, QoS, Wi-Fi, NPB

  • 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 is highly desired

  • 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


  • NV1/NV2 clearance

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