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Software Engineer II, Identity Security (Customer Identity)



Software Engineering, Customer Service
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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 Customer Identity(CIC) platform secures over 100 million daily logins for customers worldwide - and we're growing fast! We are currently hiring a Software Engineer to join one of our Identity Security product engineering teams. The team is focused on building and maintaining our Attack Protection feature set. Our goal is to detect and mitigate attacks on our users’ authentication flows from bots and other bad actors and prevent malicious activity from happening on our platform.

You will:

  • Help design secure, performant, cross-platform browser-based and backend features.

  • Collaborate inside your team to solve technical and non-technical challenges.

  • Work closely with Product and Design to determine the optimizal user experience.

  • Build new and maintain existing features by contributing across the full technical stack.

  • Debug and resolve production issues and implement fixes for them.

  • Be a part of the team's on-call rotations.

  • Evaluate new technologies and techniques to improve overall practices.

You'd be an excellent fit if you:

  • Have at least 2 years of software development experience

  • Like owning, designing and driving features

  • Enjoy greenfield development and iterating on existing features

  • Are comfortable writing, and operating full-stack applications.

  • Are familiar with Node.js and RESTful APIs

  • Have a good understanding of JavaScript and TypeScript

  • Have a passion for learning

It is helpful, but not required, if you:

  • Have experience working in distributed teams and work environments.

  • Have experience working with React and Styled Components.

  • Have experience building and maintaining Kubernetes microservices.



Below is the annual salary range for candidates located in Canada. Your actual salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, RRSP with a match, healthcare spending, telemedicine, 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 Canada is between:
$99,000$149,000 CAD

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time 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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