Senior Software Engineering Manager, (Saas Products)

Full time | Full day

Senior Software Engineering Manager, (Saas Products)

Posted 19 November by Zscaler

  • San Jose

Company 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.

Job Description

• Be part of a world-class software engineering team that builds innovative services leveraging Zscaler’s ever-growing security and performance data 

• Lead the engineering team to deliver SaaS services that are highly scalable, available and fault-tolerant

• Lead all phases of SaaS delivery cycle, from ideation, design, development, test, and deployment. 

• Drive functional specifications, assess task requirements, schedule and track, collaborate and coordinate with cross-functional teams like product management, product support, quality Engineering, SRE, and also external vendors.

• Hire and mentor software developers, dev-test engineers, SRE’s fostering a strong culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem-solving, agility and openness


• BS/MS in Computer Science, other engineering/technical degree

• 8+ years of experience in highly technical roles in development or enterprise SaaS at innovative startups or high-growth companies/product-groups.

• At least 5+ years of experience managing software engineering teams.

• Experience with building and delivering services at scale, leveraging distributed systems architectures.

• Experience with cloud-based deployments (AWS/Azure/GCP experience preferred)

• Hands-on programming experience in one of the following: Java, Scala, Golang 

• Experience with full-stack development - REST APIs, Databases, Serverless computing

• Strong expertise in building and delivering large-scale data driven applications

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Experience with big data platforms such as Apache Spark, Big query etc.

  • Experience leveraging AI/ML to provide actionable insights

  • Experience with network security or network performance analytics

  • Experience managing distributed engineering teams

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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

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. 

Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS ) is available at 

Zscaler is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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