Quality Engineer – Technical Operations (San Jose, CA) (Remote Eligible)

Company Description: 

Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service. Built from the ground up in the cloud, Okta securely and simply connects people to their applications from any device, anywhere, at anytime. Okta integrates with existing directories and identity systems, as well as thousands of on-premise, cloud and mobile applications, and runs on a secure, reliable and extensively audited cloud-based platform. 

More than 2,000 customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, MGM Resorts International, Shire Pharmaceuticals and Western Union, use Okta to improve employee productivity, increase supply chain efficiency and revenue and improve compliance. The thousands of enterprises and cloud vendors, as well as the millions of people using Okta, are the foundation of the industry's fastest growing IT network for the cloud and mobile world.  To learn more about Okta, visit: https://www.okta.com. 


Position Description: 

This position works as a Quality Engineer partnered with Technical Operations. It is a key role in the Quality Organization and is instrumental in delivering Okta’s peerless uptime and service reliability. This position will drive testing for various areas within Technical Operations such as site reliability testing and analysis, validation of planned infrastructure changes and end to end testing of new components and technology. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Review requirements and design relative test plans and test cases 
  • Develop automation plans and write test code to execute the plan 
  • Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts 
  • Participate in the design and implementation of reliable cloud components 
  • Interface with Development, Architects and Technical Operations 
  • Clearly communicate and document QE plans for scrum teams to review and comment 

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • 3+ years of QE experience preferably in an enterprise SaaS company 
  • Administration of complex custom applications on UNIX/Linux and Enterprise Java Platforms 
  • Experience in testing monitoring of distributed, highly available cloud services 
  • Experience in Java, Ruby and scripting based test methodologies and automation development  
  • Experience with cloud security, network security and routing is a plus 
  • Experience with some of the following technologies and services: 
  • Linux (RPM or Deb-based distributions) 
  • Cloud based Infrastructure as a Service (AWS or other cloud providers) 
  • MySQL 
  • Ansible 
  • Configuration management systems (Chef/Puppet) 
  • Log management tools (Splunk/Sumologic/Kibana) 
  • Monitoring systems (Nagios, Zabbix, Wavefront, AppDynamics, NewRelic)  


Education and Training: 

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field 


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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