Engineering Manager (Customer Identity)

US remote

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.

Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC) is an easy to implement, adaptable authentication and authorization platform. Basically, we make everyone’s login box awesome. If you are a problem solver who wants to make this login experience even better, then look no further - Okta CIC IAM Authentication domain is where you want to be. Our domain’s mission is to provide a simple, secure, standards-compliant, and delightful authentication experience for both end users and developers. We work with NodeJS, React, Postgres/MongoDB databases, and our services run on both AWS and Azure. Our technology radar continues to try, adopt, and re-visit various technologies and is a proponent of using the right tools for the job.

You will:
  • Lead and grow a healthy, inclusive, collaborative team rooted in the opportunities they create for customers.
  • Ensure each team member deepens their skills through coaching, training, and mentoring.
  • Work with product and design to build the roadmap for Okta CIC. This involves talking to engineers, other teams, and various stakeholders within the company.
  • Review your team’s work to meet high-performance standards.
  • As required, work on relevant stories, tasks, and bugs from your team’s backlog.
  • Tie every piece of work back to the mission of making the internet safer and the business value of making it easier for companies to solve Auth.
  • Have the opportunity to gain a great understanding and context about how Okta CIC works and learn more about security protocols and how to build reliable, highly available systems.
You are a good fit if you:
  • Have experience leading a backend API development team.
  • Skilled at coaching teammates in all phases of their careers.
  • Experience providing focus to teams to enable them to achieve their goals.
  • Hands-on who can help a team evaluate trade-offs during various SDLC phases.
  • Enjoy working in an iterative development environment.
  • Can add value to a conversation even when you are not familiar with the entire context.
  • Work well with technical and non-technical people to deliver high-value results.
  • Like to lead by example.
  • Are a great communicator and communication facilitator.
  • US person Status (eg. US Citizen, National Lawful Permanent Resident, Refugee, or Asylee)

Bonus points if you:

  • Experience working on cloud-native technologies with AWS, Azure, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience managing teams developing features that scale.
  • Experience with native app development, either managing or developing.
Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:
  • Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.          
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
     

     

    *This position requires access to controlled unclassified information or other sensitive government data. As a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate must be able to submit documentation establishing U.S. person status (e.g. a U.S. Citizen, National, Lawful Permanent Resident, Refugee, or Asylee upon hire.

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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:$166,000$250,000 USD The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between: $186,000$280,000 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/.

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