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 Description

Zscaler is seeking a talented, highly motivated, and business-oriented employment lawyer to provide advice and counsel to Zscaler’s EMEA’s People & Culture team and other relevant partners regarding a broad range of local labour and employment issues.

Ideally you can support a variety of issues across Zscaler’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region as long as such support is needed and will report to the head of Employment Legal in San Jose, California. In this position, you will be responsible for supporting all employment legal matters relevant to the EMEA region and supporting relevant global employment legal team priorities and initiates as driven from headquarters. You will partner with People & Culture and business owners on local initiatives and deliver high quality legal advice on a broad range of labour and employment matters in EMEA.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice to Zscaler’s local People & Culture team on how to comply with local employment laws in the EMEA region. Topics include offer letters, job classifications, compensation, pay equity, benefits, leaves of absence, recruitment, background screening, employee mobility, immigration, performance management, terminations, required trainings, disciplinary actions, and investigations.
  • Work independently and proactively to identify employment legal and compliance gaps and advise and facilitate recommended actions and policy development.
  • Stay abreast of new and developing employment legal laws and regulations and develop a plan and program for compliance in partnership with P&C.
  • Draft and review employment-related policies and procedures and support P&C teams, including Employee Relations, on necessary guidance, policy, and process documents.
  • Manage employment related disputes and litigation, regulatory and government administrative proceedings, including managing outside counsel.
  • Support and advise Employee Relations on employee complaint / hotline investigation matters and other workplace concern investigations as needed.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication, listening, interpersonal, influencing, and negotiation skills; ability to assess risks and convey clear and decisive advice to internal clients.


Minimum Skills & Qualifications:

  • Law degree and licensed to practice law in the UK (at least) or a common law jurisdiction
  • Significant post qualification employment law experience gained in private practice and in-house (at least 2 years in-house)

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience with large multinational employers with concentrations of employees across the EMEA region
  • Flexibility and eagerness to work hard in fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Highly organized individual with team-oriented mentality, “can do” attitude and ability to collaborate with both legal and non-legal colleagues.
  • Ability to work with senior management on complex issues & applying business judgment to legal issues to accurately determine risk.

Additional Information



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.

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.

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