CCF Software Engineer (Santa Clara, San Francisco, Austin, Nashua, Vancouver (BC) OR Remote)

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Job Description

Company Description

Arista 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 10 to 100 gigabits 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 Description

Arista Networks is looking for world-class software engineers to join our Converged Cloud Fabric () development team. As a core member of the CCF team, you will be part of a fast paced, high caliber team that will be building network management, orchestration, and controller software that our customers use to manage individual or clusters of network devices.

You will work with your fellow engineers and members of the marketing team to gather functional and technical requirements for upcoming projects. You will write functional specifications, design specifications, test plans, and the code to bring all of these to life. You will also work with customers to triage and fix problems in their networks. Internally, you will develop automated tests for your software, monitor the execution of those tests, and triage and fix problems found by your tests. At Arista, you will own your projects from definition to deployment, and you will be responsible for the quality of everything you deliver.


Architect/Design/Code/Test/Automate various features of CCF that has high availability and non-disruptive upgrade support

Develop software to automate CCF configurations and integrate it with third-party data center management solutions. Additionally, provide visibility that will bridge the gaps between network administrators and user administrators.

Develop software to integrate with Arista's cEOS which provides its world class networking protocol stacks and extend the functionality into CCF fabric.

Work with the CCF QA team to analyze problems found in their tests and provide solutions to those problems. Also support customer cases on issues observed at customer sites.

Review and contribute to the specifications and implementations written by other team members.



BS Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering + 2-4 years experience, or MS Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering + 1-3 years experience, or equivalent work experience

Strong programming skills in Java and/or Python

Knowledge of UNIX or Linux, deep understanding of Linux networking stack a strong plus

Understanding of networking including at least one of the following areas is desirable:
Networking domain experience such as L2/L3 control plane and TCP/IP, networking protocol knowledge/experience a strong plus.

Knowledge of vCenter/NSX-T/Nutanix orchestration tools.

Ability to solve complex distributed systems and networking issues.

Strong problem solving and software troubleshooting skills.

Ability to design a solution to a small-sized problem, and implement that solution without outside help.

Ability to work in a team, partitioning and solving medium-to-large-sized problems with limited oversight.

Additional Information

All 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.