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Principal Field Product Specialist

Company: Zscaler, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so that customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange is the company's cloud-native platform that protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location.With more than 10 years of experience developing, operating, and scaling the cloud, Zscaler serves thousands of enterprise customers around the world, including 450 of the Forbes Global 2000 organizations. In addition to protecting customers from damaging threats, such as ransomware and data exfiltration, it helps them slash costs, reduce complexity, and improve the user experience by eliminating stacks of latency-creating gateway appliances.Zscaler was founded in 2007 with a mission to make the cloud a safe place to do business and a more enjoyable experience for enterprise users. Zscaler's purpose-built security platform puts a company's defenses and controls where the connections occur-the internet-so that every connection is fast and secure, no matter how or where users connect or where their applications and workloads reside.Zscaler enables the world's leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Applications have moved from the data center to the cloud and users are connecting to their workloads from everywhere, but security has remained anchored to the data center. Zscaler is redefining security by moving it out of the data center and into the cloud.

The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange uses software-defined business policies, not appliances, to securely connect the right user to the right application, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler operates 4 pillars of Trust Exchange. Zscaler Internet Access--- which 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. Zscaler Cloud Workload Protection, to identify and remediate risks associated with customer's cloud infrastructure. Zscaler Workload Segmentation provides micro-segmentation of processes across multiple systems with Machine Learning based policy.

Zscaler services are 100% cloud delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances or hybrid solutions are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, the Zscaler multi-tenant, distributed security cloud protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss, enabling customers to embrace the agility, speed, and cost containment of the cloud-securely.

Job DescriptionQualifications

  • You are the "go to" resource for customer interactions that exceed standard Systems Engineering support requirements (we always expect a baseline expertise in all areas from our SEs, but augment them with specialists in the advanced or new technology areas)
  • Provide design consultation and best practice guidance for rollout, implementation, and policy conversion during the 'pre-sales' process for strategic opportunities. Take ownership of advanced 'proof of concept' testing in strategic accounts either at the customer site or Zscaler lab facilities
  • Present to customers as SME at all levels in the customer hierarchy, from technician to CIO. Lead and support customer demonstrations (with our SE's) that showcase our unique value. Discuss, with credibility, competitive offers in the marketplace and position ours as the best alternative.
  • Maintain bi-directional trusted advisor relationship with Product Management to drive client-based insights/feedback and future solution direction
  • Provide product update and enhancement training to other SEs in the region or theater. Assist in the training of new Zscaler SEs in their designated region in installs customer presentations, and internally-focused deal preparation activities
  • The Specialists role is an overlay technical role that directly supports sales delivery of quota. The specialists should be able to accelerate and increase the deal closure rates as well assist in generating new opportunities. The person is measured by their expertise and by their ability to lead to customer successes.Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical fields
    • 5-7 years of experience as Sales Engineer, Consulting Engineer, SE specialists or Solution Architect
    • Experience delivering products as cloud-based services
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) - must be able to communicate at a business and technical level with internal teams, customers, partners and executives.
    • Leadership, drive, passion and charisma - ability to persuade, sell ideas and lead without authority.
    • Must have working knowledge and hands on experience in Tier-1 SaaS applications, licensing & entitlement, and analytics productsAdditional InformationThe base salary range for this full-time position is $162,500 to $250,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

      Zscaler's salary ranges are benchmarked and are determined by role and level. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations and could be higher or lower based on a multitude of factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.
      #LI-CM3#LI-REMOTEWhat 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 equityWhy 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.

        Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS ) is available at .Zscaler is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.Zscaler is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations or adjustments) in our recruiting processes for candidates who are differently abled, have long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please contact us by sending an email to This email address is used specifically for accommodation requests only, and resumes, CV's, or questions other than accommodations will not be replied to or accepted.

Keywords: Zscaler, Inc., San Jose , Principal Field Product Specialist, Other , San Jose, California

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