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Senior Engineer, Platform Network



Posted on Saturday, September 23, 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 Platform Network Engineering Team
Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC), powered by Auth0 technology, is an easy-to-implement authentication and authorization platform designed by developers for developers. We make access to applications safe, secure, and seamless for over 100 million daily logins worldwide. Our modern approach to identity enables this Tier 0 global service to deliver convenience, privacy, and security so customers can focus on innovation.

The Senior Software Engineer Opportunity
You will be part of the Platform Network engineering team responsible for all connectivity of Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC). You will play a key engineering role as we evolve our network architecture to meet the demands of enormous growth and support the hundreds of millions of users who rely on us to provide uninterrupted access. You will get to work with engineers throughout the engineering organization.

What you’ll be doing
  • Implement internal and edge networking infrastructure and design solutions that work at global scale and with multi-cloud and multi-region constraints.
  • Carry cross-team initiatives from end to end: code reviews, design reviews, operational robustness, security hygiene, etc.
  • Design and develop new services, tools, and automation to expose network functionality to other Okta engineering and operations teams.
  • Research and implement solutions addressing cross-cutting concerns such as routing, failover, and scaling.
  • Participate in the team’s on-call rotation.
What you’ll bring to the role
  • Have 3+ years of software development experience in cloud-native services like API.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, and TLS.
  • Have DevOps experience using cloud-agnostic, cloud-native technologies..
  • Have experience managing infrastructure with Terraform.
  • Have experience contributing to Go-based services.
  • Have a passion for working on global distributed systems that are highly reliable, maintainable, scalable, and secure.
  • Tend to deliver work incrementally to get feedback and iterate over solutions.
  • Bring the right attitude to the team: ownership, accountability, and attention to detail.
And extra credit if you have experience in any of the following!
  • Experience with using cloud providers such as AWS or Azure and major content delivery networks.
  • Have an understanding of Kubernetes, including ingress controllers, sidecar, overlay networks, network policies, etc.



What you can look forward to as an Okta employee!

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