Product Support Engineer III

Customer Services San Jose, California


Description

For over 10 years, Zscaler has been disrupting and transforming the security industry. Our 100% purpose-built cloud platform delivers an entire gateway security stack-as-a-service and has positioned us as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for 10 consecutive years. We are shaping the emerging SASE category and are well-positioned to dominate the massively growing cloud security market.  

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 thrives on being the first to solve problems.  We are always looking to hire highly passionate, collaborative, and humble people with an unwavering desire to be their absolute best.

We are currently seeking a Product Support Engineer to join our growing Customer Care Organization. In this role you will provide world-class post-sales technical support directly to customers and partners, and manage escalated issues that require the highest levels of technical and communicative attention. This role will work specifically with those accounts which need longer-term support and more frequent check ins.

The Product Support Engineer will report to the Escalation Manager.

Responsibilities/What You’ll Do:

  • Hold daily/weekly get-well calls with customers with escalated issues
  • Engage with customers on escalated support issues or critical customer situations
  • Provide expert systems design, recommendations, and configurations
  • Perform in-depth diagnostics and troubleshooting using networking tools
  • Assist customers with testing or troubleshooting of networking or cloud service issues
  • Reproduce customer issues to verify problems and document steps to replicate for Support, Engineering and Operations teams
  • Maintain ticket database, logging issues and customer interactions
  • Become a Zscaler cloud services expert through self-study, company training, and a desire to excel and become an expert
  • Travel to customer sites as needed (approx 10%-20%)
  • Hours – Weekday shift work, shift may vary, possible on-call

Qualifications/Your Background:

  • 5+ years of support and networking experienced required
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent advanced industry certifications.
  • Proven experience escalating technical customer issues
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Working knowledge of networking and security products and enterprise network infrastructure.
  • Zscaler Experience a plus

Required Knowledge & Experience:

  • Excellent customer facing communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts and ability to troubleshoot complex networking issues across multiple OSI layers
  • Experience with web technologies including HTTP, SSL 
  • Network Security (SSL/TLS, VPNs, Firewall, IDS/IPS)
  • Authentication systems such as LDAP, MS AD etc
  • Knowledge of protocols such as HTTP, SMTP, FTP, DNS
  • Experience with operating systems such as Linux, Unix and Free BSD
  • Network troubleshooting experience - Familiarity with tools such as Ping, Traceroute, MTR, and Network Protocol Analyzers such as tcpdump, Wireshark
  • Working knowledge of Apache and IIS Web Server administration

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • 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.





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