Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Java/Spring)

Bengaluru, India
Kafka Azure AWS GCP Java Spring API Redis

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.

About the role:

Zscaler is looking for a seasoned and experienced software engineer to contribute to the design and development of Zscaler Digital Experience solution, a new fast growing cloud monitoring solution built on top of Zscaler platform. The ideal software engineer is very technical with a strong full-stack background with experience in network and device data collection from endpoint devices and managing that data from the cloud.

Who You Are

  • Hands-on in designing, writing beautiful code and quickly building prototypes
  • Natural at writing unit tests and integrating into CI/CD
  • Designed highly available backend services that scales horizontally with security in mind for public cloud applications (SaaS)
  • Preferably worked on a cloud system that manages device and network data collected from endpoint devices.
  • Diagnosed complex customer issues and take ownership of issue resolution
  • Pleasant to work with, passion for solving customer problems with a can-do attitude
  • Worked on an iterative and agile software delivery process
  • Delivered rock solid production ready code.


  • 4+ years of experience developing backend services in distributed and cloud environments.
  • Developed code deployed in a SaaS application environment.
  • Solid grasp on data structures and object-oriented design
  • Strong programming skills in Java, Spring Boot.
  • Experience designing RESTful services and APIs using frameworks like Jersey or Spring.
  • Experience with scaling backend services using caching technologies such as Redis.
  • Design backend messaging infrastructure using frameworks like Kafka.
  • Experience with services deployed in cloud-computing environments, Azure, AWS or GCP.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools (e.g. Bamboo, Jenkins Pipeline, or Spinnaker)
  • Application or network monitoring knowledge is a plus (HTTP, DNS, ICMP, TCP and/or UDP).
  • Bachelors and/or Masters in computer science or related field of study

Why Zscaler?

  • Zscaler is the world’s leading software-as-a-service security platform
  • We deliver best of breed security services with unprecedented scale
  • 100 Million threats detected a day across 185+ countries
  • Glassdoor rating of 4.7/5.0 + 98% CEO Approval = Exceptional place to work!

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.

Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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.

See more information by clicking on the Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal link.

Pay Transparency

Zscaler complies with all applicable federal, state, and local pay transparency rules. For additional information about the federal requirements, click here.

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.

There are more than 50,000 engineering jobs:

Subscribe to membership and unlock all jobs

Engineering Jobs

50,000+ jobs from 4,500+ well-funded companies

Updated Daily

New jobs are added every day as companies post them

Refined Search

Use filters like skill, location, etc to narrow results

Become a member

🥳🥳🥳 264 happy customers and counting...

Overall, over 80% of customers chose to renew their subscriptions after the initial sign-up.

Cancel anytime / Money-back guarantee

Wall of love from fellow engineers