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Senior Staff Software Engineer - DevOps, Automation

About Zscaler

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 Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled Test Automation Engineer with extensive knowledge of DevOps and automation to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining test automation frameworks, tools,
and infrastructure. They must have experience working with Kubernetes, Python, Terraform, and Ansible, as well as a deep understanding of software development and testing principles. The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of experience
in both DevOps and automation, with a strong passion for innovation and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

* Design and implement test automation frameworks, tools, and infrastructure to support the development of software applications.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize testing needs and requirements.
* Develop and maintain Python scripts for automating various testing tasks, including unit testing, integration testing, and regression testing.
* Utilize Terraform and Ansible to manage and provision infrastructure for testing and deployment.
* Work with Kubernetes to create and manage containerized applications and services.
* Collaborate with DevOps engineers to ensure smooth integration of automated testing into the overall development workflow.
* Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in test automation, DevOps, and related fields.
* Continuously improve testing processes and tools to increase efficiency and quality.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent experience).
* At least 10 years of experience in test automation and/or DevOps
* In-depth knowledge of Python, Terraform, Ansible, and Kubernetes.
* Experience working with containerized applications and services.
* Strong understanding of software development and testing principles.
* Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
* Familiarity with agile development methodologies and version control systems (e.g., Git).
* Experience with test automation frameworks such as Selenium, Pytest, Playwright.
* Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS / Azure / GCP.
* Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
* Certification in DevOps or automation (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, ISTQB Foundation Level).


Zscaler’s salary ranges are benchmarked and are determined by role and level. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations and could be higher or lower based on a multitude of factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

The base salary range listed for this full-time position excludes commission/ bonus/ equity (if applicable) + benefits.

Base Pay Range
$190,000$210,000 USD

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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Zscaler is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations or adjustments) in our recruiting processes for candidates who are differently abled, have long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support.

Zscaler: Securing your cloud transformation We are passionate about being the best; the best global security company that enables mobile and enterprise businesses to be more secure, safer, and faster.

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