Senior or Lead Software Engineer, SDN / Networking / Distributed Systems - 100% Remote or Austin, TX
Company: Arista Networks
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Arista Networks is looking for world-class Senior/Lead SDN /
Networking / Distributed Systems software engineers.As a
Senior/Lead SDN / Networking / Distributed Systems software
engineer, you will collaborate and work with customers, product
management and engineers to design and build novel Software Defined
Networking (SDN) features in EOS that help networks run effectively
and efficiently. These solutions require you to understand SDN
technologies such as, but not limited to, EVPN, VXLAN, MPLS,
Overlay and Traffic Engineering Controllers, OpenConfig, IETF RFCs,
in depth and figure out how to apply it optimally to solve customer
problems. You will need to be able to define the SDN features,
design data structures and algorithms and tie it all together with
the lower layers. Arista Software Engineering roles demand a strong
and broad software engineering background. While the primary focus
area for this role is SDN, the role will not be limited to any
single aspect of software development at Arista. It will cover all
aspects of software development spanning the addition of new
features, debugging problems and fine tuning code for scalability
and performance. You will own your projects from definition to
deployment and customer interactions, and you will be responsible
for the quality of everything you deliver. Arista Software
Engineering prides itself on a supportive and growth oriented
culture. Over time, as your interests change, coupled with evolving
business needs you will have the opportunity to switch from SDN to
other areas, if you like.Responsibilities:
- Interface with customers and product management to define
features and solutions.
- Architect, design and manage the development of features.
- Develop and maintain features using C, C++ and Python, review
and contribute to functional and design specifications. Build
automated tests and test infrastructure to test the features.
- Provide technical leadership across features, projects and
- Work with Customer Support Engineers and customers to analyze,
mitigate and fix problems in customer networks.
- 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.Requirements:
- BS Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering
+ 8 years experience, or MS Computer Science/Electrical
Engineering/Computer Engineering + 6 years experience, or Ph.D. in
Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering + 3
years experience, or equivalent work experience
- Expert knowledge of C or C++ and Python.
- Knowledge of UNIX or Linux
- Experience working with SDN technologies like Overlay Switching
and Routing, EVPN, VXLAN, MPLS, IETF RFCs, SDN Controllers
- Understanding of IP networking and/or distributed systems
- Applied understanding of software engineering principles
- Strong problem solving and software troubleshooting skills
- Ability to design a solution and implement features
independently. Ability to work in small teams.Where legally
permitted, Arista requires all candidates for U.S.-based positions
to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved
accommodation under applicable law. Candidates anticipating seeking
an accommodation should contact Arista HR before their start date.
Candidates accepting an offer must provide proof of vaccination
status on their first day. All offers of employment are contingent
upon complying with Arista's vaccination policy.About ARISTA
NETWORKSArista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver
software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center
storage and computing environments. Arista's award-winning
platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10M to 400G bits per
second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has
shipped more than 10 million cloud networking ports worldwide with
CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system.
Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the
25/50GbE consortium. Arista Networks products are available
worldwide directly and through partners.At the core of Arista's
platform is the Extensible Operating System (EOS---), a
ground-breaking network operating system with single-image
consistency across hardware platforms, and modern core architecture
enabling in-service upgrades and application extensibility.
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