Software Engineer

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 at multiple levels to join our team to build product features related to Packet Forwarding Engines, Device drivers, Linux kernel, BIOS and Network OS infrastructure. You will be part of a fast paced, high caliber team building the software for the routing and switching products used to build the industry's largest data center networks.

At Arista, you will own your projects from definition to deployment, and you will be responsible for the quality of everything you deliver. You will also have the opportunity to work on multiple projects and areas based on business needs and personal interest.

This role demands a strong and broad software engineering background. Your role will not be limited to any single aspect of software development at Arista, but will cover all aspects of software development spanning the addition of new features, debugging problems and fine tuning code for scalability and performance.


  • At least BS Computer Science + 3 to 10 years of experience/ MS Computer Science + 2 years’ experience, or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Hands-on experience with design and implementation in a strong product-engineering environment
  • Fluency in one or more of these programming languages: C, C++, Python
  • Applied understanding of software engineering principles.
  • Strong problem solving and software troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong engineering and Computer Science fundamentals
  • Extensive background in algorithms and strong software architecture skills
  • Understanding of IP networking and/or distributed systems preferred.
  • Ability to design a solution and implement features independently
bangalore, KA, IN