Senior Software Engineer - Backend (java)

  • Mohali, India
  • Full-time
  • Department: Engineering

Company Description

For over 10 years, Zscaler has been disrupting and transforming the security industry. Our 100% purpose built cloud platform delivers the entire gateway security stack as a service through 150 global data centers to securely connect users to their applications, regardless of device, location, or network in over 185 countries protecting over 3,500 companies and 100 Million threats detected a day.

We work in a fast paced, dynamic and make it happen culture. Our people are some of the brightest and passionate in the industry that thrive on being the first to solve problems.  We are always looking to hire highly passionate, collaborative and humble people that want to make a difference.

Job Description

Sr. Software Engineer - Backend will be responsible for full ownership of Design and development of Java based scalable backend servers for monitoring and management of the massively growing Zscaler cloud infrastructure.

This position is in the Cre-DevOps team,  responsible for developing & deploying highly business critical, scalable, integrated software systems & applications keeping the massive scaled out Zscaler Cloud running at peak performance. On any given day, the Zscaler cloud  processes tens of billions of transactions — scanning a petabyte of data for more than 20 millions and growing numbers of users around the world. The transaction volume on the Zscaler cloud is growing significantly every quarter.

Cre-DevOPS team is developing integrated applications & systems to automate management of the cloud. To be a part of this team, you will, above all, need to share this dedication. And a sense of humor wouldn’t hurt.

Job Description

  • Take full ownership of  design and development of Java based backend servers for one or multiple applications.

  • Technical mentoring  of team members.

  • Work seamlessly with Network Operations, QA, and Cloud Infrastructure development team to collect automation requirements.


  • 5 plus years of software development experience in networks, cloud management or similar domains.

  • Java based scalable, backend Servers development experience 

  • Experience in Python is a big plus

  • Experience in CI/CD tools (Ansible, Chef, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.) is a big plus.

  • Experience in managing public clouds (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc) is a big plus

  • Problem solver can-do attitude and team working

  • Academic education in Computer Science is preferred though not mandatory.

Additional Information

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!


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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