About Zscaler

Serving thousands of enterprise customers around the world including 40% of Fortune 500 companies, Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) 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. As the operator of the world’s largest security cloud, Zscaler accelerates digital transformation so enterprises can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The pioneering, AI-powered Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ platform protects thousands of enterprise customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. 

Named a Best Workplace in Technology by Fortune and others, Zscaler fosters an inclusive and supportive culture that is home to some of the brightest minds in the industry. If you thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and collaborative, and you are passionate about building and innovating for the greater good, come make your next move with Zscaler. 

As a Zscaler Sales Engineering (SE) Manager, you and the Area Director will be responsible for building and developing a high talent team to help our largest clients (typically G2000) transform their network and application access with Zscaler cloud security solution. 

To accomplish this, the SE Manager must have a strong desire to set the vision translating business objectives into enticing and actionable recommendations. The SE Manager inspires, builds and develops Technical Teams. The key required qualities are excellent communication skills, orchestrating resources, defining a technical plan for the area and developing the technical team. As the SE manager, you are responsible for building a yearly technical plan with key initiatives and executing it with alignment to the area’s objectives.

What you can expect from Zscaler during your onboarding process:

Zscaler is committed to your successful onboarding and ongoing professional development. Here’s what you can expect during your first 90 days: 

A new Zscaler Sales Engineering Manager will…

…within 30 Days

  • Understand how Zscaler helps organisations support their digital transformation journey
  • Get hands on knowledge and experience with the Zscaler cloud platform
  • Build and develop trusted relationships with your team
  • Familiarise yourself with Zscaler’s products and messaging and understand how we do things
  • Connect with your peers throughout your region and the rest of Zscaler organization to learn and share experience
  • Participate in multiple transformational workshops understanding the digital journey Zscaler customers undertake

Within 60 Days 

  • Ensure all technical process are in place and implemented
  • Implement personal development plans for each of your team members
  • Orchestrating resources to ensure optimum engagement with all accounts in your region
  • Partner with the Area Sales Director in building a sales plan 

Within 90 Days 

  • Have the confidence to work on complex sales-cycles which include our entire portfolio of products and present to Director, VP, and C-level executives
  • Provide technical thought leadership and advice to the regional team
  • Utilise both internal and external resources to ensure customer success
  • Build effective relationships with Partners, the Customer’s technology group and Zscaler staff (products, services, marketing and support)

Qualifications

  • BSc CS or equivalent with extensive experience as an SE leader
  • Having performed similar leadership roles and led regional teams
  • Excellent knowledge and prior experience selling network security technologies
  • Have worked with Channel partners and you will have a solid understanding of a channel centric go to market approach.
  • A familiarity with SaaS based technologies and their implications.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to analyse complex multivariate problems and use a systematic approach to gain quick resolution, often under duress
  • 'Can do’' attitude and motivation to assist in building the most effective team
  • Possess different influencing styles as appropriate to a situation, whilst demonstrating a history of successfully building and maintaining trusting relationships with associates and customers
  • Demonstrate the effective transfer of thoughts and expresses ideas using speech and listening skills to influences others and gain support
  • Be persistent, despite obstacles, opposition or setbacks and you will consistently convey a sense of urgency and drive issues to closure
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of Zscaler’s products and strategies
  • Likes to be the first to know something and to understand why and how things happen
  • Develop and deliver innovative custom solutions, including solution concepts to key decision makers to address their business issues and needs showing business value.
  • Think beyond traditional measures of value ($) and incorporate risk, time, quality and other KPIs in the value proposition
  • Support Marketing with evangelism activities
  • Able to travel and work effectively throughout the assigned territory

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By applying for this role, you adhere to applicable laws, regulations, and Zscaler policies, including those related to security and privacy standards and guidelines.

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 of our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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