Data Center Deployment Engineer

Cloud Operations San Jose, California


Position:  Data Center Deployment Engineer

Location:  San Jose, CA

NOTE:  U.S. Citizenship
 is required for this position due to the nature of customers assigned to this role.

For over 10 years, Zscaler has been disrupting and transforming the security industry. Our 100% purpose built cloud platform delivers the entire gateway security stack as a service through 150 global data centers to securely connect users to their applications, regardless of device, location, or network in over 185 countries protecting over 3,500 companies and 100 Million threats detected a day.

We work in a fast paced, dynamic and make it happen culture. Our people are some of the brightest and passionate in the industry that thrive on being the first to solve problems.  We are always looking to hire highly passionate, collaborative and humble people that want to make a difference.

We currently have an opportunity for a Data Center Deployment Engineer to join our team. You will be part of a small but growing team reporting to the Senior Manager, Data Centers & Infrastructure. This is a fast-paced environment where you will be building and maintaining the physical infrastructure for over 100 Data Centers located all around the world.


  • Travel to remote Data Centers to perform the physical installation of servers and network devices
  • Follow documentation absolutely during the installation and cabling of servers and network devices
  • Interface with vendors, contractors and Remote Hands during installations and maintenance
  • Perform initial configuration of servers and network devices and validate prior to deployment
  • Pack, unpack and inventory servers, network devices and other equipment
  • Perform component repair, replacement and software/firmware updates


  • You have the desire, willingness and ability to travel ~50% of the time
  • You currently hold a valid U.S. Passport
  • You are a U.S. Citizen
  • You are responsible, trustworthy and extremely motivated
  • You have 5+ years of experience with server and network hardware in a Data Center environment
  • You have an expert knowledge of server and networking components, optics and cabling
  • You possess strong Linux and Network Administration skills
  • You have the ability to lift, carry and move up to 75lbs

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?

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.