Project Manager - Data Center Deployments

Cloud Operations San Jose, California


Description

Position:  Project Manager - Data Center Deployments

Location:  San Jose, CA

At Zscaler we believe security should be delivered in the cloud.  Zscaler's cloud-delivered services securely connect users to their applications and cloud services, regardless of device, location, or network, while providing comprehensive threat prevention and a fast user experience. All without the need for costly, complex gateway appliances.

The Zscaler Cloud Security Platform uses software-defined business policies, not appliances, to securely connect the right user to the right application, regardless of device, location, or network. 
Zscaler offers two service suites. Zscaler Internet Access™ scans every byte of traffic to ensure that nothing bad comes in and nothing good leaks out. Zscaler Private Access™ offers authorized users secure and fast access to internal applications hosted in the data center or public clouds—without a VPN.

Come and join our team and be a part of this exciting transformation to cloud-based security!


We are seeking a detail oriented Project Manager to join our world-class Cloud Operations team at our corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. As a Zscaler Cloud Ops Platform Project Manager you will work to support leadership in all aspects of management related to the Platform, with a specific focus on the technical aspects.

The ideal candidate should possess a unique blend of Telecommunications and Data Center knowledge, business analysis capabilities, project management, vendor management and process improvement skills. This position requires previous hands-on experience and the ability to multitask; handle multiple, complex, short/long term projects simultaneously in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and establish effective relationships with key partners across functional areas; help drive platform requirements with vendors, keep deliverables on track, craft, maintain and report program/project status updates via dashboards and metrics
  • Review and provide oversight on complex contractual agreements; works with vendors and contracts team to negotiate key terms, expiration dates, amendments, financial impact and analysis.
  • Work closely with Data Center providers to submit cross connects and other requests related to the Data Center, maintain accurate documentation related to the Platform.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate financial controls and internal reporting requirements.  
  • Act as  a point of contact with vendor representatives and develop relationships with supplier representatives to ensure supplier commitment to key programs/projects
  • Manage, direct and coordinate the activities of internal or contracted personnel or third parties who are providing services or performing work for the deployment projects.
  • Utilize Operation information systems and update them regularly. Effectively use project management tools (spreadsheets, dashboards, etc)
  • Assist and support Operations Program Management team in operations program management cycles

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Management or Business
  • 5-7 years of business analysis/project management experience; preferably within cloud or Telecommunications and or data center technologies
  • Expert level knowledge of rack, cage, MMR, electrical distribution, cabling standards and network device deployments within Colocation or Hosting industry
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, time management, Self-driven and motivated to learn
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management principles and methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A history of leading and supporting successful Data Center projects.

 

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • An environment where you will be working on cutting edge technologies and architectures
  • A fun, passionate and collaborative workplace
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including equity
  • The pace and excitement of working for a Silicon Valley Unicorn

Why Zscaler?

  • Zscaler is the world’s leading software-as-a-service security platform
  • We deliver best of breed security services with unprecedented scale
  • We protect 15 million users, in 3,250 organizations, across 185+ countries
  • Blue Chip Customers (200 of Global 2,000 in our portfolio)
  • Glassdoor rating of 4.7/5.0 + 98% CEO Approval = Exceptional place to work!

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement?

If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team!

Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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