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Senior Front End Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Get to know Okta

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

The Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) Team

Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) team is one of the fastest moving teams in Okta. Our mission is to build a unified IAM and Governance solution so that our customers can improve their security posture while mitigating modern security risks and increasing efficiency. With the successful launch last summer, our product has gained significant industry traction and attention. We are now looking for talented individuals to join us and help expand the scope and functionality of our solution.

The Senior Front End Engineer

  • Build fantastic and responsive UI for Okta Identity Governance solution

  • Collaborate with Product Management and UX designer in refining the UI design iteratively

  • Contribute to the shared UI component libraries

  • Work with management and architects to scope and plan engineering efforts and dependencies

  • Write Unit Test and Selenium test

  • Participate in scrum activities, including daily standup, planning, review, retro, etc

What You'll Bring to the role:

  • Enthusiastic problem solver who approaches each project with a sense of responsibility and thoughtfulness

  • 4+ years experience with a major JavaScript framework, along with a deep understanding of the JavaScript language

  • Familiar with TypeScript

  • Experience shipping user interfaces for production-grade applications in an agile, product oriented environment

  • Strong experience with cross browser compatibility and optimization techniques

  • Comfortable debugging and working in a complex web application

  • Understanding of web security attacks and prevention

  • Prior experience with consuming and/or designing REST APIs

Nice to Haves

  • Backend experience using Java Spring

  • Experience with React in Typescript

  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management protocols and technologies: OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, Federation, SSO, etc

Education and Training

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, or relevant industry experience


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit:

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:
$140,000$189,000 USD
The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:
$156,000$211,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today!

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