Senior Software Engineer - Microservices



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: Senior Software Engineer - Microservices
Location:  Remoted Within United States

The Sr. Software Engineer will report to the Director of Application Engineering. The Software Engineer will be part of our development team in San Jose focusing on Zscaler Provisioning. Ideal candidates are those who have a good understanding of AWS, REST Web Services, Micro Services, Javascript, RDBMS, and who love to design and code in Java platforms. Please apply only if you love to code, will be totally comfortable with an individual contributor role, and if you love to take ownership of a large component and be fully accountable for it.  

The Zscaler engineering team has built the world’s largest cloud security platform from the ground up — and it just keeps building. With more than 100 patents and big plans for enhancing platform services and increasing its global footprint, the team is taking the Zscaler multi-tenant architecture from an innovative idea back in 2008 to today's cloud security leader, with more than 15 million users in 185 countries.

Responsibilities/What You’ll Do:

  • Design, build, test, document, deploy and maintain scalable, highly available, modular web applications
  • Drive continual improvement to system architecture
  • Work with Business Analyst to understand requirements
  • Produce high-quality code in an agile environment
  • Advocate programming best practices and standards
  • Work with QA and other engineering teams to investigate and resolve production issues
  • Collaborate with DevOps and System teams for cloud rollouts, upgrades, and maintenance


Qualifications/Your Background:

  • 8+ years of software development experience with expertise in Java
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns, data structures, and software engineering best practices
  • Extensive Experience with traditional databases and APIs
  • Experience with Web Services (REST) and microservices preferred
  • Must have developed middle-tier or backend java apps for web applications
  • Some working experience with javascript/node.js programming is preferred 
  • Some experience with Hibernate or Object-relational mapping frameworks
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • Familiarity with the JSON, XML
  • Experience with browser debugging and profiling tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Nice to have experience and exposure to Salesforce development as well.

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

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

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