Arista Networks (501+ Employees, 36% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

15% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 36% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $7.4M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Arista Networks is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional work experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we invite you to apply. 

At Arista, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving, to transition back into the paid workforce.

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 400 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. 

Arista offers great benefits, work-life balance, and an environment that will challenge you to make a name for yourself in this industry.

Job Description

CloudVision is Arista's network monitoring and management SaaS platform. It gives our users the toolset and insight to build and maintain networks of extraordinary scale and complexity. CloudVision is deployed and relied upon by some of the world's largest companies; you will find it powering infrastructure from bank trading floors to research hospitals, from web-hosting datacenters to retail sales systems, and from television studio sets to government agency networks. We’re looking to hire talented individuals who can help us continue to grow CloudVision and expand into new markets.

CloudVision’s core infrastructure is a scale-out distributed system providing real-time and historical access to the full network state, along with frameworks for building advanced analytics. It’s written in Go and leverages open source technologies like Hbase, ClickHouse, ElasticSearch, and Kafka under the covers. We’re constantly investing in scaling out the platform and building out richer analytics capabilities in the infrastructure.


As a backend software engineer at Arista, you own your project end to end. You and your project team will work with product management and customers to define the requirements and design the architecture. You’ll build the backend, write automated tests, and get it deployed into production via our CD pipeline. As a senior member of the team you’ll also be expected to help mentor and grow new team members. This role demands a strong and broad software engineering background, and you won’t be limited to any single aspect of the product or development process.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field of software engineering experience
  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages such as Go, C, C++, Python or Java
  • Experience developing distributed database systems or scale out applications for a SaaS environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing scalable backend systems in Go is a plus
  • Experience with network monitoring, network protocols, distributed systems, machine learning or data analytics is a plus

The role is open to remote candidates. Employees at or near one of the Arista Networks  office locations will have the option to (and will be encouraged to) go into the office as needed

If you find yourself checking several but not all these boxes and are interested, we strongly encourage you to apply. At Arista we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, and are invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

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.

Tagged as: 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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