Software Developer, CIAM Products (Staff/Principal)

Position Description

Okta is an extensible identity platform and our services allow developers at companies of all sizes to integrate Okta into their own applications. We are looking for an experienced software developer to join our CIAM Products Team.

The CIAM Products Engineering group is responsible for building products that purely solve problems for CIAM customers with the goals of making identity simple and seamless. The products will be built with ease of use in mind and allow customers to solve hard problems including fine grained authorization between microservices, first party consent for compliance purposes, and customized end-user experiences.

The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and delivering highly impactful customer-oriented products and solutions. You have experience developing enterprise-grade software in an object-oriented language, experience or knowledge in security, authentication, or identity.

This is an opportunity to either leverage your experience developing highly scalable cloud applications while building new skills in identity and platform development or to leverage your experience developing identity products while building new skills in cloud platform development.

Our elite team is fast, innovative and flexible; with a weekly, agile release cycle and individual ownership. We expect great things from our engineers and reward them with stimulating new projects, emerging technologies and the chance to have significant equity in a company that is about to change the cloud computing landscape forever.

Company Description:

Okta is an enterprise grade identity management platform, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta, organizations can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps organizations become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance.

The Okta platform provides directory services, single sign-on, strong authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. It runs in the cloud on a secure, reliable, extensively audited platform and integrates deeply with on premises applications, directories, and identity management systems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement core, high-performance, scalable software components and APIs
  • Experience working in Agile software development organizations leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices
  • Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts
  • Interface with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and dev evangelists

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 7+ years of software development experience in an object-oriented language building highly-reliable, mission-critical software
  • Experience working with a system of scale
  • Experience in RESTful API design

Nice to haves:

  • Expertise in standard authentication and authorization protocols such as SAML, OAuth and OpenID Connect
  • Experience building PAAS infrastructure and/or
  • Experience with Java, Spring and Hibernate and/or high performance MySQL environments

Education and Training:

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

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