Senior Software Engineer, Auth Platform
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Senior Software Engineer - Authentication Platform
We are seeking an experienced and highly technical software engineer to join the Authentication Platform team. The team is responsible for building out the authentication pipeline for the Okta Identity Engine, this platform provides the core orchestration building blocks to create a world class authentication experience. We are looking for smart, innovative and passionate engineers to join the team.
You will share our passion and great pride in elegant solutions and will join an engineering team that strongly believes in designing for scale, rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and an iterative process to build high-quality next-generation enterprise software. Identity is deeply important and providing a platform for customers to secure their applications is one of your passions.
Okta is an enterprise-grade identity management platform built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, organizations can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, or partners or the applications are in the cloud, on premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps organizations become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance. That’s
The Okta platform provides directory services, single sign-on, strong authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. It runs in the cloud on a secure, reliable, extensively audited platform and integrates deeply with on premises applications, directories, and identity management systems.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Design, implement, review and troubleshoot highly scalable software
- Analyze/Refine Requirements with Product Management
- Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts
- Collaborate with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and UX team
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- 3+ years of backend software development experience building highly reliable, mission-critical software
- Experience with Object-Oriented Languages like Java and C#
- Experience working with a system of scale
Nice to Haves:
- Experience with server-side technologies including caching, asynchronous processing, and multi-threading
- Experience in TDD
- Knowledge of Identity and Access Management protocols and technologies: OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, Federation, SSO, etc.
Below is the annual On Target Compensation (OTE) range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual OTE, which is inclusive of base salary and incentive compensation, will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable) 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: https://rewards.okta.com/us.
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