Go Backend Developer

Security (SC)

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Go Backend Developer

  • Remote, United States
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • New York City, New York, United States
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Austin, Texas, United States
  • Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Full time

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About Us

Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best video product for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinars.

We’re problem-solvers, working at a fast pace to design solutions with our customers and users in mind. Here, you’ll work across teams to deliver impactful projects that are changing the way people communicate and enjoy opportunities to advance your career in a diverse, inclusive environment.

Go Backend Developer


About the Team

The Zoom Security Engineering Team is looking for Go Backend Developers.  We are building out end-to-end encryption extensions for Zoom's products, as described in our white paper

  • This geographically distributed team works on server applications which are used by all of Zoom’s client software applications.

  • We bring the highest level of security E2EE capabilities to various aspects of the Zoom platform.

  • We primarily collaborate with the E2EE client team, our cryptography design team, the Security DevOps team, and other server engineers at Zoom.

About the Role

In this role, you will be contributing to the design, implementation and deployment of this truly novel architecture in enterprise communication. You will work on the server-side, to support the cryptographic functions of Zoom clients. Day-to-day work will include management of public keys, signatures, and append-only tamperproof data structures. Most infrastructure is green-field, using modern and clean tools like the Go programming language.

Security experience isn't necessary, but it helps if you're excited to learn more about cryptography and cryptographic protocols. We'd love to teach you as we build something great together.

  • Implement networked cryptographic protocols and integrate cryptographic libraries into a large distributed, scalable system

  • Plan new cryptographic protocols for new applications 

  • Participate in unit and integration testing, and develop testing automation 

  • Code review and debug in both development and production environments

About You

  • Basic Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field

    • 2+ years of backend development experience (including internships or full time positions)

    • Proficiency in a modern compiled systems programming language such as Go or Rust

    • Experience with either SQL or NoSQL databases 

  • Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Proficiency with the Go programming language

    • Experience with distributed systems programming 

    • Experience with cryptography and secure programming 

    • Experience with software scalability 

We believe that the unique contributions of all Zoomies is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Zoom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives including qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records and any qualified applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in accordance with the law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a medical condition, or if you need assistance accessing our website or completing the application process, please let us know by emailing us at careers@zoom.us.

New York City Salary Range or On Target Earnings:


$82,080.00 USD

Maximum :

$151,830.00 USD

In addition to the base salary and/or OTE listed Zoom has a Total Direct Compensation philosophy that takes into consideration; base salary, bonus and equity value.


Information about Zoom’s benefits is on our careers page here

Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience.

We also have a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.

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