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Staff Software Engineer (USA)

Okta

Okta

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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.

About the team

As part of our vision to Free Everyone to Safely Connect to Technology, Okta is investing in a new team to build new capabilities, infrastructure and products that help B2B SaaS products connect to their Enterprise customers by leveraging the Okta Integration Network (OIN) platform. We are constantly thinking about fostering network effects on the existing OIN Platform by designing for reach, scale and extensibility.

Join us in building the next generation of enterprise & secure integration patterns within the Okta Integration Network, as we increase its footprint to even broader capabilities. The OIN Platform is used by millions of users in their critical daily Single Sign-on (SSO) and Lifecycle Management (LCM) flows and we are always expanding it to use it beyond these 2 critical workflows.

About the Role

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join an innovative and fast moving full-stack team to build a new set of developer-facing products to achieve this mission. We welcome personalities that are self-driven, think outside-the-box, take pride in shipping high quality software and most importantly kind.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze/Refine Requirements with Product Management and other stakeholders by asking the right questions and driving clarity.
  • Work with user experience designers and architects to scope and plan engineering efforts and dependencies.
  • Develop secure and reusable components to enable other teams to easily implement UIs with rich and consistent look and feel.
  • Develop APIs and SDKs that developers love.
  • Have a high bar for security, test-driven development, design reviews and code reviews while harboring a sense of urgency.
  • Define long-term observability and reliability metrics for the systems/features that they own.

Required Skills, Attitude and Knowledge:

  • Have 7-10 years of software development experience.
  • Proficient in at least one language while comfortable in more than one of the backend languages - Java, Typescript, Ruby, GoLang, C#, Python.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of HTTP fundamentals with strong API Design skills.
  • Comfortable in React or similar front-end UI stacks; if not comfortable yet, you are willing to learn.
  • Have experience working with at least one of the database technologies - MySQL, Redis, or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience working with at least one cloud-native system of scale (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience with distributed systems patterns including caching, asynchronous processing etc.
  • Track record of delivering work incrementally to get feedback and iterating over solutions.
  • Comfortable working on a fully-distributed, remote team. Bring the right attitude to the team: ownership, accountability, attention to detail, and customer focus.
  • Excellent written communication skills, bringing structure to ambiguous concepts, and driving closure on them methodically using first principles.
  • Possess or have interest in developing a strong product sense.

Bonus Points:

  • Expertise in standard authentication and authorization protocols such as SAML, SCIM, OAuth and OIDC .
  • Have built fault-tolerant & scalable integrations to third-party services.


#LI-Remote

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: https://rewards.okta.com/us.

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:
$160,000$240,000 USD
The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:
$179,000$269,000 USD

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! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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