Technical Marketing Engineer ( Optics )

Arista Networks   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 239 days ago

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Job Description:

Arista Networks is seeking a candidate to perform technical marketing responsibilities for optical transceivers and cables for associated Arista Networks switching product lines. This is a key opportunity for someone with industry and technology expertise in data center optics and cables. If you are passionate about working on next generation data center networking solutions and being a part of the fastest growing networking company in the industry, then come join Arista!



  • Create and evangelize field facing technical marketing collateral across optical technologies, including white papers, slide decks, websites, demos, videos, etc.
  • Engage with sales teams and customers to ensure success with major opportunities and deployments
  • Introduce new products to the Arista sales force and to Arista customers through clear and accurate supporting product collateral
  • Execute ongoing aspects of the product lifecycle, including interaction with a cross- functional set of teams
  • Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services.
  • Regular analysis of the competitive landscape and competitive positioning relative to Arista’s differentiation
  • Represent Arista at external events, including conferences, tradeshows, partner engagements, etc.


  • BE or equivalent technical degree required
  • Overall experience at least 3-5 years of experience in the networking industry
  • Strong preference for at least 2-3 years as Customer Facing Technical Marketing/Field Engineer or Technical Product Manager
  • Industry/technology expertise is required in the following areas: Ethernet Optical transceivers, various optical form factors, relevant industry standards
  • Knowledge of optical technologies and higher order modulations is preferable
  • Ability to write extensive technical content (white papers, technical briefs, test reports, etc.) for external audiences with a balance of technical accuracy, strategy, and clear messaging
  • Ability to build extensive technical slide decks in PowerPoint, with technical accuracy, strategy, and clear messaging
  • Ability to comfortably present in front of internal and external audiences (large and small)