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Software Engineer, Network Systems - Nashua, NH or 100% remote

Company: Arista Networks
Location: Nashua
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionArista 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.Job DescriptionArista Networks is looking for world-class Network Systems software engineers.Network systems software is all about managing hardware components on switches and routers. As a Network Systems engineer, you will collaborate with hardware engineers to design and build novel features that help Arista hardware run effectively and efficiently. You will write software that controls everything from temperature sensors, fan controllers, power controllers, storage devices to FPGAs, NICs and PCIE switches. You will design abstractions that allow this software to be easily packaged and integrated into hardware drivers that manage all our hardware. You will also get to work closely with our hardware engineers throughout the lifecycle of our products - ranging from influencing hardware designs for ease of software control, to bringing up brand new hardware and taking it through the development cycle to market.Arista Software Engineering roles demand a strong and broad software engineering background. While the primary focus area for this role is Network Systems software, the role 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 Network Systems to other areas, if you like.ResponsibilitiesDevelop 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.Work with hardware and manufacturing teams to bring new hardware to market.Collaborate with hardware engineers to design optimal software control interfaces for managing hardware components.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.QualificationsBS Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering + 3 years experience, or MS Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering + 1 year experience, or Ph.D. in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experienceKnowledge of C or C++ and Python.Knowledge of UNIX or LinuxUnderstanding of IP networking and/or distributed systems is a plusExperience working with low level hardware components is a plusApplied understanding of software engineering principlesStrong problem solving and software troubleshooting skillsAbility to design a solution and implement features independently.Ability to work in small teams.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.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 exemption 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.

Keywords: Arista Networks, Nashua , Software Engineer, Network Systems - Nashua, NH or 100% remote, IT / Software / Systems , Nashua, New Hampshire

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