Arista Networks

Arista Networks Inc. provides cloud networking solutions for data-centers and computer environments. The Company offers ethernet switches, pass-through cards, transceivers, and enhanced operating systems. Arista Networks also provides host adapter solutions and networking services.


Arista Networks

Looks For

Arista Networks looks for individuals who are dedicated to their mission to pioneer and deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments. Their employees are all passionate, collaborative, and innovative, and they seek innovative thinkers, team players, and individuals who are passionate about creating great products that solve networking problems.

History of

Arista Networks

Arista was founded in 2004, launched in 2008 and is led by Jayshree Ullal. The seasoned management team has a rich and extensive history in networking and innovation. 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. Beyond their strong product offerings, Arista has a strong work culture that sets us apart. Their awesome environment has been recognized for the past several years, including on Glassdoor’s list of top 50 places to work in the US!

Arista Networks

Internship Programs

Arista Intern Program

Arista is always on the lookout for talented, passionate 3rd/4th year students or graduates to join their intern team! Their internships provide 3rd or 4th year Computer Science / Engineering students with an awesome opportunity to learn, collaborate and innovate to deliver the next generation of network communication technology. These are part or full time opportunities with the potential for the right person to be offered an ongoing graduate role at the end of your studies.

What it's like to Work at

Arista Networks

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Customer Support / Success
Sales / Account Management
Aerospace / Defense
Office Locations
San Francisco, CA
Austin, TX
Boston, MA
New York, NYC
Charlotte, NC

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Rising Juniors, Rising Seniors
  • Intern events
  • Hackathons
  • Flexible hours
  • Flexible vacation
  • Onsite gym
  • Spacious cafeteria
  • Open seating areas
  • Fully stocked break rooms
  • Game room

Arista Networks

Interview Process

1. Assessment

Th first step past your application or on-campus recruiting event is typically an online assessment that has you answer data structure questions including easy algorithms. Some students report having no online assessment and instead being assessed on their technical qualifications via their phone interview.

2. Phone Interview

The phone interview is typically 45 minutes, but can range from 30 minutes to an hour long. They will give you a username to use to SSH into their terminal and do the given coding challenge. They are there for you -and easy to talk to as you go through the challenges. You will typically be asked to code in C or C++.