Principal Software Engineer, UI Core

United States

The UIcore team is the UI team at Okta that builds and maintains frameworks and systems that enable the feature teams to build, test and maintain UIs effectively. The UIcore team is responsible for the development and maintenance of components and design patterns that are used across the entire organization in a way that is accessible, scalable, sustainable, and adheres to Okta’s coding standards.


  • We’re responsible for development of code and architectural standards for UI development at Okta, as well as ensuring we have the right tooling in place to enable rapid local development and testing
  • Deliver tooling and test infrastructure to enable teams to build testable UIs and ship high-quality and accessible UIs
  • Work closely with the our design team and feature devs to ensure development and investment is consistent with Okta practices and tooling, as well as working to influence UI development at Okta, sharing our knowledge back to the team, particularly with React
  • Mentor other UI developers in the organization and coach them on UI development best practices
  • Work closely with the architecture team to help define Okta’s front-end architecture and provide supporting collateral including documentation, architecture diagrams, and code samples to give guidance to application teams
  • Be regularly evaluated on the quality of the product you create and the code you write to ensure continued advancement of your technical skills in an environment that looks to expand them

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 8+ years experience with Javascript and with one of the major Javascript MVC frameworks (Backbone, Angular, React, etc)
  •  Knowledge of and hands-on experience with micro front-end architectures 
  • Expert skills in TypeScript, SASS, CSS.
  • Experience with  accessibility, and internationalization in web-based applications
  • Oral and written communication and analytical skills. 

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

(Colorado, New York and Washington only* Minimum OTE of $178,000.00/year + equity + benefits)

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