Project Manager - Data Center Deployments

Cloud Operations San Jose, California


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.


  • 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


  • 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 or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at  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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