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Senior Identity Security Engineer

Okta

Okta

Ireland
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

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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.

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JOB PURPOSE:

We are looking for a Senior Identity Security Engineer to join the Okta on Okta Team within the Security organization at Okta. The Okta on Okta team owns, configures, and manages our internal workforce and customer instances of the Okta platform, and works to make them the reference implementations of the Okta identity platform. This position works directly with the Senior Manager, Okta on Okta Engineering in Dublin to be on the forefront of testing and implementing Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solutions which not only secure our environment but also showcases the power of our platform. The Senior Identity Security Engineer brings their expertise in developing and implementing identity solutions that solve complex business challenges. If you have a passion for using identity to empower and enable internal and external customers while working with new technology in a high-energy environment, then this is the opportunity for you.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Okta’s own implementation of Okta for its own workforce and customer identity use cases, and constantly find opportunities for improvement so our own implementation is the reference implementation of Okta technology
  • Contribute to and lead projects to constantly improve the maturity, user experience and capabilities of our Okta implementation based on business needs and stakeholder requirements
  • Help conceptualize, design, and implement identity governance and privileged access management solutions using Okta technologies
  • Configuration and management of the Okta instance that supports our internal business needs, including policy management, app integration, and feature implementation
  • Partner with our Product and Engineering organizations to beta test Early Access features and help them improve our product by providing high-quality feedback from our perspective as a customer
  • Partner with our Security Compliance organizations to improve Okta's Security posture
  • Partner with our Sales and Customer Success organizations to provide feedback and consultation to customers on how we have solved for certain use cases within Okta
  • Learn and develop new solutions to challenging workforce and customer identity business challenges, and support and cross-develop other team members with that knowledge
  • Provide Level 3 support for longstanding IT Support requests where a resolution has not been found/implemented/determined to not be in line with Okta's long term strategies
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for both the team to reference and to share with our own internal customers
  • Bring your creativity and passion to maturing the Okta on Okta Team’s own processes, including configuration management, user lifecycle management, UX improvements, etc., especially opportunities for automation and self-service

Desired qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience implementing and/or supporting enterprise IAM solutions
  • Experience with the Okta platform strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of general industry IAM concepts and best-practices, particularly relating to SSO, MFA, IGA, and PAM
  • Knowledge of security and compliance frameworks such as NIST/FedRamp, SOX, SOC, ISO, SOC2, PCI, ZeroTrust, SaaS Security Framework, Data Security Foundations, etc.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, scripting, SQL, and other supporting technologies
  • Basic knowledge of SDLC and agile methodologies
  • Practical software development experience a plus

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Okta, CIDPro, ISC2, or other security certifications preferred

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What you can look forward to as an Okta employee!

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