Principal Data Engineer (Remote U.S. OK)

Job description

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

Position: Principal Data Engineer

Location: Remote within United States

Must have experience:

Data Modeling (Conceptual, Dimensional or Physical)

Data Integrations and Technologies

ETL Tools, Data Architecture and Data Governance

Responsibilities/What You’ll Do:

  • Architect, design, develop, and implement large-scale data systems that process large volume of data with focusing on scalability, latency, efficiency and fault-tolerance in every system that you build
  • Integrate data from a wide array of business systems and technologies and connecting data platform to downstream systems
  • Collaborate closely with development architects, product experts and business owners to build new applications and features
  • Assist in the definition, documentation, and development of mapping rules for the movement of data from disparate data sources and into the various components and subject areas of the data governance environment
  • Experience designing database environments, analyzing production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance
  • Assist in the definition, documentation, and development of mapping rules for the movement of data from disparate data sources and into the various components and subject areas of the data governance environment
  • Experience building Data models, integrations & dependencies and work closely with data engineers to derive logical models from physical implementations
  • Define, design, and implement data governance platform strategies for operational, privacy, security, and other related control areas
  • Collaborate with ETL/Data Engineering teams to create data process pipelines for data ingestion and transformation
  • Leading data discovery discussions with Business in JAD sessions and mapping the business requirements to logical and physical data modeling solutions
  • Make recommendations for system integration improvements that will strengthen our Data Fabric
  • Design, develop, test and validate curated data assets


Qualifications/Your Background:

  • 8+ years of data architect experience with focus on data modeling, data integration, master and metadata management, and analysis
  • Extensive experience in integration of SaaS data/processes from various source systems (Sales, Revenue, CRM, Forecasting, Planning etc.) into enterprise data foundation
  • Extensive hands on experience in designing data warehouse models, ELT & ETL processes, and BI development
  • Advanced SQL, python, API handling and scripting skills and experience in visualization tool such as Tableau
  • Experience with Sales, Finance, Marketing, Employee, Product data in applications like Salesforce, NetSuite, Clari, Anaplan, Hadoop etc.
  • Hands on experience productionalizing ML/AI models
  • Experience building data & business processes using ER Diagrams
  • Experience driving large-scale cloud enterprise data warehouse projects & establishing since source of truths for key entities with focus on data quality metrics and connectedness of data across foundations
  • Strong experience collaborating with business stakeholders and users in areas of Product, Sales, Operations, Finance, and Marketing to understand,document, and implement data & analytics needs
  • Hands on experience with industry standard ETL tool like Matillion, Fivetran, Informatica etc.
  • Strong Experience implementing data governance framework & MDM

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 https://www.zscaler.com.

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

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