POC Engineer

Santa Clara, CA, CA 95054
United States

Computer Software
Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
The POC team is a group of high caliber networking experts who are responsible for designing and demonstrating cutting edge Arista Networks solutions. This is a customer facing test role that drives new customer wins and introduction of new technologies to our worldwide customers. Position can be based in Cary, NC or Santa Clara, CA.


Design ingenious network topologies and creative tests to prove advantages of Arista products, technologies and solutions to our largest customers.
Build and configure complex test topologies and perform rigorous POC tests.
Demonstrate Arista's solutions to customers and provide test reports.
Collaborate with industry leading Systems Engineers to design network solutions for Arista's largest customers.
Innovate and develop testing and productivity improvement tools.
Improve Arista product offering and quality through feature enhancement proposals, bug reports and engineering reviews.
Author white papers and design guides on Arista products and technologies and POC methodologies.
Job Requirements
BS CS/CE/EE or equivalent. MS degree preferred.
5+ years of experience in software test, system test, proof of concept tests, network consulting, systems engineering or advanced services.
CCIE or equivalent certification is a plus.
In depth knowledge and experience in deploying, testing and troubleshooting, STP, LACP, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, BFD, NSF, MPLS, IGMP, PIM SM/SSM, ACL, QoS and HA.
Experience in network virtualization technologies such as VXLAN, OpenStack, etc.
Experience in integrating firewalls, load balancers and virtualization controllers in virtualized networks.
Experience in routing & switching hardware platform tests.
Experience with IXIA or Spirent for traffic generation and protocol emulation.
Experience in server virtualization and Linux tools
Experience in scripting using Python, Tcl, Perl, etc.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to operate with a high degree of independence and manage projects.
Enjoy cross-functional collaboration and shared responsibility in small team settings.
Enjoy on the job learning of new technologies.