Staff Peering Coordinator | Zscaler | Remote (United States)

Staff Peering Coordinator | Zscaler | Remote (United States)

Remote US
Application ends: September 22, 2024
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Job Description

Our Engineering team built the world’s largest cloud security platform from the ground up, and we keep building. With more than 100 patents and big plans for enhancing services and increasing our global footprint, the team has made us and our multitenant architecture today’s cloud security leader, with more than 15 million users in 185 countries. Bring your vision and passion to our team of cloud architects, software engineers, security experts, and more who are enabling organizations worldwide to harness speed and agility with a cloud-first strategy.

We are hiring a Staff level Peering Coordinator to manage and build Zscaler’s peering relationships for our global Zero Trust Platform. This includes all aspects of network peering including public and private exchanges and private network interconnections. We are looking for someone to travel to peering forums, conferences, and other operational activities. An understanding of the business drivers of network peering and the contractual and legal frameworks is key. This role is remote within the United States and reports to the VP, Reliability Engineering and Infrastructure Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and manage Zscaler’s global peering footprint with the network engineering team
  • Identify strategic new peering partners in new and existing markets to improve Zscaler’s global connectivity
  • Coordinate with legal teams to negotiate and sign or change peering agreements with peering partners
  • Work with network architectural and procurement teams to promote new peering connectivity globally

What We’re Looking For (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Knowledge of general practices of Public Internet Exchanges and Private Peering
  • Expertise in identifying strategic peering partners in new and existing locations through data and industry knowledge
  • Expert understanding of all technical mechanisms needed to peer to networks at both the physical and logical levels
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in peering networks at common exchange points

What Will Make You Stand Out (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Experience with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing protocol and router configurations to promote BGP peering
  • Experience diagnosing technical issues with new peering sessions and providing feedback to the network engineering teams to aid troubleshooting
  • Multilingual (any language)

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At Zscaler, we believe that diversity drives innovation, productivity, and success. We are looking for individuals from all backgrounds and identities to join our team and contribute to our mission to make doing business seamless and secure. We are guided by these principles as we create a representative and impactful team, and a culture where everyone belongs. For more information on our commitments to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, visit the Corporate Responsibility page of our website.

Our Benefits program is one of the most important ways we support our employees. Zscaler proudly offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families throughout their life stages, including:

  • Various health plans
  • A flexible time off policy
  • Parental leave options
  • Retirement options
  • Education reimbursement
  • In-office perks, and more!