We are currently hiring a Staff Software Engineer to join our Risk Detection or Risk Response product engineering teams. These teams are 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.
■ Design and architect back end systems with a focus on how data flows through them at scale.
■ Craft secure, performant, cross-platform browser-based features.
■ Collaborate across teams to solve technical and non-technical challenges.
■ Work closely with Product and Design to determine and optimize user experience and information architecture.
■ 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 a passion for learning.
■ Like owning and driving large projects
■ Enjoy greenfield development and iterating on existing features
■ Are comfortable designing, writing, and operating full-stack applications.
■ Are familiar with Node.js and RESTful APIs.
■ Have the ability to be self-directed and be effective working independently, yet feel equally comfortable contributing in a team environment.
■ Work well with technical and non-technical people to deliver high-value results.
■ Have excellent communication and collaboration skills.
■ Enjoy being part of a highly collaborative, remote-friendly environment.
■ Have at least 10 years of software development experience.
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 working with Express and / or Hapi.
■ Have experience building and maintaining an MVC architecture
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located. We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.
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