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Job Title: Sr. Software Engineer – Data Path Team

Location: Hyderabad and Chandigarh

You will work on the Cloud Browser Isolation team which is a distributed team that works fast and lives on the cutting edge of backend, frontend and infrastructure software engineering. We favor open-source reuse but we are not afraid of building stuff ourselves where it makes sense. Our philosophy is: done is better than perfect and we strive to work iteratively and improve our code along the way so that we can deliver fast and reliably to delight our customers. The work environment is fast-paced and requires the ability to take initiative and manage ambiguity to drive effective results. This role may interface with customers, subject matter experts, technical experts, developers and QA engineers located globally and in different time zones.

The Senior Software Engineer will report to the Sr. Manager, Software Engineering. Zscaler is looking for a seasoned and agile software engineer that has a unique combination of skills. The ideal candidate will play a key role in all phases of the product development cycle, from definition, design, through implementation, test, release and monitor of components of our Browser Isolation Platform. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small, dynamic team that is working on cutting edge Browser Isolation technology to evolve our current cloud security flagship products: ZIA and ZPA.

About the Data Path team

Data path team ensures the most performant user experience by minimizing latency and spin-up time to our end users. The team strives to achieve these goals using the least amount of resources possible, especially with regards to networking.



Complete ownership of multiple components definition, design, implementation, testing, delivery and monitor, according to the team’s area of responsibility.

Analyze product requirements and translating into a feasible technical solution.

Design highly available and scalable solutions with security in mind for public cloud applications.

Write correct, maintainable, testable, secure, performant and reliable code of our current components and future components.

Write unit / integration / e2e / performance / resilience tests where it makes sense and integrate them in our CI flow.

Build quick MVPs / POCs to validate technical solutions.

Act as a mentor and a leader to all (especially junior) team members.


5+ years of experience in software engineering with a minimum of 3 years in developing applications for Linux, cloud-based, high traffic products.

Must have coding proficiency in 2 out of three of these languages: Golang, Java and JavaScript.

Able to design and build protocol based services.

Must have: RESTful APIs and solid understanding of HTTP protocol.

Nice to have: gRPC, WebSocket, Thrift, etc.

Comfortable with scoping effort and estimating development tasks.

Solid understanding of systems design, programming principles, micro-service oriented and distributed architectures.

Nice to haves:

Experience in working with low level networking protocols (TCP / UDP) is a plus.

Experience in developing media streaming products is a plus.

Experience with container technologies like Docker and container orchestration like Kubernetes is a plus

Experience with working with automation tools for code quality, testing, CI/CD is a plus.

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