Staff Software Developer (Developer Platform)

Developer Platform
The Developer Platform team is responsible for providing features that enable developers and IT administrators to customize the Okta platform for their unique applications. Every developer knows that 3rd party tools are great, but you need to customize them to meet the strict branding and experience requirements for your applications and services.   The Developer Platform team makes this possible by building features into the Okta platform that facilitate the customization and integration of the vast array of applications and use cases that our customers bring to our platform on a daily basis.As a backend engineer on this team, you will have the opportunity to work within our Java stack, designing APIs to deliver data and functionality for front-end components, and implement logic and workflows that enable developers to configure the Okta platform.   You will gain familiarity with the entire Okta ecosystem while having the opportunity to partake in API design review sessions and review features for developer usage.   Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design, implement, review and troubleshoot highly scalable software
  • Analyze/Refine Requirements with Product Management
  • Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts
  • Collaborate with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and UX team
  • Mentor other engineers and establish engineering best practices
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities  
  • 7+ years of backend software development experience building highly reliable, mission-critical softwar
  • Expert grasp of software engineering principles and practices
  • Experience working with a system of scale
  • Experience with Java, Hibernate, Spring
  • Experience with caching, asynchronous processing, and multi-threading
  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management protocols and technologies: OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, Federation, SSO, etc is always nice to have

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science

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