Java Backend Developer (RestAPI/Microservices)

Engineering Atlanta, Georgia San Jose, California


Position: Java Backend Developer (RestAPI/Microservices)

Location:  Atlanta, GA or San Jose, CA

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.  


  • Design and develop modern, distributed, micro services based applications with RESTful APIs, with particular attention to security, scalability, availability, and performance.
  • Develop high volume and low latency database driven applications
  • Troubleshoot performance bottlenecks and improve responsiveness of applications

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in server side Java programming
  • 3+ years of experience with a SQL database like PostgreSQL, MySQL or equivalent
  • Hands-on experience in creating and consuming REST Services
  • Good experience working with Spring, Spring Boot Frameworks and MVC architecture
  • Good understanding of Java design patterns
  • Familiarity with Tomcat installation and configuration.
  • Experience with Maven (preferred) or Gradle build and dependency management systems.
  • Experience with CI & CD systems such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Experience in using SVN, GIT, Bitbucket
  • Experience with test-driven development using JUnit, REST Assured or TestNG

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Experience working with event/message based communication platforms such as Kafka or EventHub
  • Experience in developing applications using features like Streams, Serialization, Multi-Threading, Annotations
  • Experience with big-data technologies like Spark, Redshift etc.
  • Experience tuning JVM for optimal application performance

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
  • The pace and excitement of working for a Silicon Valley Unicorn

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.

Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at  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.