Sr. Zscaler Engineer | Remote, USA



Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.

The Zscaler engineer will work on various aspects of cloud security, including web filtering policy enforcement, CASB, firewall, browser isolation, sandboxing, and data loss prevention. Using your knowledge and experience in Zscaler, you’ll assess, identify gaps and develop controls to mitigate security threats and manage infrastructure controls. In this role, you’ll have a significant impact on our clients' security infrastructure and controls.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Work on various aspects of cloud security, including web filtering policy enforcement, CASB, firewall, browser isolation, sandboxing, and data loss prevention

  • Develop, mature, and maintain Zscaler’s cloud-based infrastructure, migrating policies to cloud based services from legacy proxy environment, and working on firewall configurations in ZIA

  • Additionally, engineer will be involved with maintaining, implementing, monitoring, supporting, and troubleshooting networks/applications/endpoint security as related to Zscaler

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex network and security issues related to Zscaler services

  • Conduct regular security audits to ensure compliance with industry standards and corporate policies

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate Zscaler services with existing infrastructure

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Zscaler products and services to recommend upgrades and enhancements

  • Provide training and support to IT teams and end-users for best practices on Zscaler platforms

  • Develop documentation on configuration, troubleshooting procedures, and operational guidelines

  • Participate in emergency response teams to handle security incidents and provide post-mortem analysis

What we’re hiring for

  • 2-4+ years experience managing/administrating/deploying Zscaler

  • 2-4+ years of networking/network security (firewall, DLP, CASB, proxy, etc.)

  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Strong foundation in network security principles, including Zero Trust architecture

  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure and services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

  • Ability to analyze device and traffic logs, extensive knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack

  • Ability to work autonomously in a remote setting while maintaining communication and upholding collaborative team dynamics

  • Proficient in creating and managing security policies and protocols


What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.
  • Work/life balance
  • Professional training resources
  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects
  • Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.
  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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