Junior Manufacturing NPI Engineer
Arista Networks, Inc.
Santa Clara, CA

About $100,000 - $130,000 a year

Arista is building world-class, datacenter-focused Ethernet switches that redefine scalability, robustness, reliability and price-performance metrics. Our team is comprised of experienced management and industry-leading engineering talent. Arista offers great benefits, work-life balance, and an environment that will challenge you to make a name for yourself in this industry. Look to join us as a premier company developing a new class of integrated network solutions for the next gen HPC and web data centers.

We are seeking candidates who take pride in driving and sustaining product development through manufacturing. As an Arista Manufacturing New Product Introduction Engineer, you will engage with Engineering, Platform Design, CM Partners, CA personnel, and other business functions. You will get an opportunity to work with some of the smartest engineering and technical leaders in the industry.

Support the development of new products and drive design for manufacturing excellence
Participate on a project team of engineers involved in the specification, design, development and test of hardware. Provide manufacturing input to schematic, placement and route reviews
Design for DFx: DFC, DFQ, DFM, DFR, DFT
Evaluate technical readiness prior to release. Deliver TR reviews with cross functional team
Perform new product and sustaining engineering functions
BOM risk assessment, grading and second sourcing
Skew lot testing of critical components, manufacturer's PCN execution and coordination, provide analysis and qualification resources
Interface/engage with Engineering, Platform Engineering, Marketing, TAC, and CM Partners
Provide hardware debug mentorship to contract manufacturing test engineers and debug technicians. Ensure that Manufacturing receives the required level of product training
Improve manufacturing operations processes and actively enhance efficiency, consistency, cost avoidance, and customer satisfaction
Drive the evaluation and enhancement of the engineering design verification process with the goal of releasing zero design defects to production
Establish technical direction through the investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies
Approve programmable devices and printed circuit board first articles
Manage release of new products and manage technical changes to existing products through BOM management, ECO, and deviation processes
Assist in early prototype testing and troubleshooting/debug to find root cause failures and drive back fixes to engineering or contract manufacturer
Debug complex system level problems and drive root cause analysis
DRT participation and leadership: Actively work with the Defect Reduction Team to identify product issues and drive resolutions
Work in conformance to established manufacturing processes and procedures
Product Change Notification management and qualification
Perform value engineering and cost reduction activities
Develop manufacturing process and best practice documentation.

1-3+ years of experience in New Product Introduction/Sustaining Engineering (College grads with relevant intern experience will be considered)
Expertise in networking products related to routing, switching and data center
Expertise in some or all of Design for DFx: DFM, DFT, DFQ, DFR, DFC
Excellent knowledge of complex system level debugging and root cause analysis
Expert knowledge in ECO, BOM and Deviation processes (Agile experience a plus)
Knowledge of manufacturing, test, quality and reliability best practices
Ability to establish technical direction through the investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies
Strong working knowledge of industry manufacturing standards, IPC, and JEDEC
Working knowledge of lab equipment and tools, logic analyzers, oscilloscope etc.
BS or MS degree