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Network Systems Engineer (Pre-Sales) - Northern California

Company: Arista Networks
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Arista Networks is an industry leader in Cognitive Cloud Networking for mission critical data center and campus environments. Our award winning open source platforms deliver ultra low latency, high availability, automated analytics and secure network solutions. We foster a culture built on respect, integrity, teamwork, innovation, passion, trust, and quality.

Job Description

What Will You Do?

Arista Networks is the pioneer and industry leader in the delivery of software-driven Cloud Networking and programmable switches for Data Center and Campus networks.

We are experiencing tremendous growth and have an immediate need for a collaborative, self-motivated Pre-Sales Network Systems Engineer OR Network Architect to partner with our Account teams to provide pre-sales technical systems engineering support for our enterprise/commercial and SP customers in the Northern California

The Systems Engineer is a critical component of the Arista Sales team with the key responsibility of acting as a trusted advisor for our customers to gather requirements and identify opportunities with existing and new customers.

Responsibilities:

  • You will partner with the Arista Account Managers to understand customer pain points and conduct white board network architectural reviews in addition to conducting Arista product presentations of Arista's Open Networking Data Center and Cognitive Campus (including Wifi) networking solutions, CloudVision (Network Automation), Security (Network Detection), Endpoint Security and Real-time Fabric Monitoring solutions.
  • You will architect, design and propose Arista Data Center & Campus network solutions using leaf-spine architectures (VxLAN, EVPN) and network overlays to capture additional sales.
  • Perform hands-on tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, Data Center and/or Campus network designs, and network deployments using new products and features.
  • Put together design guidelines and recommend improvements to customers for the networks they support
  • Partner with Sales Team to respond to RFP/RFQs
  • Provide feedback to Product Management and Engineering
  • Represent Arista at SDN and Open Networking industry events and conferences
  • Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services
  • Author white papers on technology and product

    Qualifications

    • BS/CS/CE technical degree required
    • Network Industry Certification preferred (e.g. CCIE (R&S), JNCIE)
    • You possess a minimum of 5+ of L2/L3 networking design and implementation experience with a focus on Data Center, Campus, and Wifi solutions.
    • Expert level experience with routing and switching including L2/L3 protocols.
    • You possess recent experience in leaf-spine architecture design.
    • Demonstrated work experience as either a Sales Engineer, Solutions Architect, Pre-Sales SE or Network Consulting Engineer preferred
    • Expert knowledge in the following areas: Ethernet, RSTP/ MSTP, VLANs, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, eBGP, VxLAN, Multicast, Spanning Tree, QoS
    • Good understanding of the competitor technology landscape - Cisco, Juniper
    • Expert level knowledge of industry-standard CLI
    • Experience with SDN and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) highly desired.
    • Previous experience building network automation using Python and Ansible desired.
    • Knowledge of competitive products, solutions, and services
    • Ability to write white papers a plus
      Compensation Information:

      The new hire base pay for this role has a salary range of $131,000 to $184,000.

      Arista offers different pay ranges based on work location, so that we can offer consistent and competitive pay appropriate to the market. The actual base pay offered will be based on a wide range of factors, including skills, qualifications, relevant experience, and work location. The pay range provided reflects base pay only and in addition certain roles may also be eligible for discretionary Arista bonuses and equity. Employees in Sales roles are eligible to participate in Arista's Sales Incentive Plan, which pays commissions calculated as a percentage of eligible sales. US-based employees are also entitled to benefits including medical, dental, vision, wellbeing, tax savings and income protection. The recruiting team can share more details during the hiring process specific to the role and location.

      Additional Information

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Arista Networks, San Francisco , Network Systems Engineer (Pre-Sales) - Northern California, Sales , San Francisco, California

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