C++ Software Development Engineer

Zoom Video Communications
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Job Description

What you can expect

On the Async Communication team, we work on high impact projects that serve hundreds of millions of users every day! You will have opportunities to work across our stack, developing software ranging from Web Server to business application layer for our distributed, cloud-hosted backend.

About the Team

With eight specialized departments, the engineering team functions as a highly collaborative, diverse powerhouse. Each department mission is to deliver seamless and innovative communication solutions. These range from software development and machine learning to quality assurance teams that work to create and maintain Zoom's user-friendly interfaces and robust infrastructure. The team continues to push the boundaries of communication technology, bringing people together regardless of their physical distance.


  • Designing and implementing (C/C++) features to improve the backend system of Zoom Mail/Calendar/Scheduler
  • Designing and implementing web servers APIs (application programming interfaces). All our services are web based
  • Bringing up our web-based system on server platforms by working with DevOps to deploy your service to the Kubernetes cluster
  • What we’re looking for
  • 4+ years of experience with BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, ECE, EE, or BS in the same majors with at least half a year of industry experience.
  • Be proficient in script languages, such as python, PHP, shell scripting, etc Demonstrate good understanding of Linux development
  • Be skilled with HTTP protocol
  • Be skilled on C/C++, could write performant, robust applications
  • Have a solid computer background, took many educational courses such as operating system, compiler, database management, data structure, algorithm, software engineering.

Salary Range or On Target Earnings:





At Zoom, we offer a window of at least 5 days for you to apply because we believe in giving you every opportunity. Below is the potential closing date, just in case you want to mark it on your calendar. We look forward to receiving your application!

Anticipated Position Close Date:


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 this and other locations.

Ways of Working

Our structured hybrid approach is centered around our offices and remote work environments. The work style of each role, Hybrid, Remote, or In-Person is indicated in the job description/posting.


As part of our award-winning workplace culture and commitment to delivering happiness, our benefits program offers a variety of perks, benefits, and options to help employees maintain their physical, mental, emotional, and financial health; support work-life balance; and contribute to their community in meaningful ways. Click Learn for more information.

Company Info.

Zoom Video Communications

Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Our easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.

  • Industry
    Media,Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    55 Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
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