Architect Network Engineering

Cloud Operations San Jose, California


Position:  Network Architect - SaaS Production Data Centers
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 have a terrific opportunity available for a Network Architect to join our team.  As a key member of our team you will have an opportunity to make a significant impact and contribution as we continue to build and expand our global data center infrastructure.  This includes the development and support of our expanding next-generation architecture, enabling highly scalable growth and increasing stability and performance.

Responsibilities / What You'll Do:

  • Partner with business units to best understand the organization’s needs and how it relates to our global network infrastructure and security posturing
  • Contribute to the planning, design, and implementation of customer facing production data centers around the globe
  • Management of multiple high-visibility, high-impact projects simultaneously
  • Thrive in our world class Network Engineering and Information Security team, supporting our 24/7 revenue-generating systems and infrastructure
  • Proactively identify gaps, risks and issues and navigates organizational structure to resolve them

Qualifications / Your Background:

  • 10+ years of experience with planning and design of customer facing SaaS production data centers with carrier-grade reliability
  • Expert knowledge and experience with routing protocols and traffic engineering
  • Expert knowledge and experience VPN encryption technologies, modern switching platforms, and firewalls including policy implementation and capacity management
  • Working knowledge of Juniper, Arista, and Cisco equipment highly desirable
  • Proven ability to manage mission-critical, highly visible infrastructure projects to completion.
  • Experience with low-level infrastructure testing and troubleshooting tools including packet capture devices, network equipment debug and diagnostics, (Wireshark, NetFlow)
  • Understanding of security-policy implementation details and how to manage design and support of network environments to maintain policy integrity
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

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.