Senior DevOps Engineer, Okta Privileged Access

Canada

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.

The Okta Privileged Access Management (PAM) is an identity-centric approach to a common and critical privileged access use case. Our elegant Zero Trust architecture is purpose-built for the modern cloud and helps customers solve challenging security and operations pain points at scale. 

 

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our fast-growing team with a focus on scalability, reliability, and enhancing the core building blocks of the product.



The DevOps Engineer Opportunity

We are looking for a DevOps engineer that has a deep understanding of both backend service engineering and user interface development. In this role, you will be a vital part of our Okta Privileged Access team.

You will share our passion and great pride in building elegant solutions and will join an engineering team that prioritizes scalability, rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and an iterative approach to build high-quality, next-generation enterprise software. You will be part of a full-stack engineering team at Okta that provides opportunities to investigate new technologies and share knowledge, tools, code, and best practices. You will get an opportunity to solve hard problems while partnering with product management and user experience teams examining and refining requirements to deliver an amazing customer experience. 

Our team is fast, innovative, and flexible, with an agile release cycle and personal project 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.

 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Be deeply involved in evolving the core architecture of PAM.
  • Partner with our SRE and product development teams to build scalable, composable components of our platform on an AWS EKS environment.
  • Be responsible for designing and implementing scalable architecture patterns on Kubernetes using AWS components like Aurora DB, Kinesis, Redis etc.
  • Own the CI/CD pipeline using technologies such as CircleCI, ArgoCD, GitOps etc.
  • Own core components of our infrastructure including systems for rate limiting, request routing, managing feature flags, managing application configuration, etc.
  • Mostly work on backend systems written in Go running on AWS.
  • Participate in the rotational on-call activities with SRE and product development teams.



What you’ll bring to the role

  • Have 5+ years of software development experience with a background in Go, Java, Python, C++, C or similar languages.
  • Kubernetes experience and knowledge of clusters.
  • Participate in building infrastructure as a code using Terraform.
  • Experienced working with CI/CD tools like CircleCI, ArgoCD, GitOps etc.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment built on end-to-end ownership.
  • Love thinking about distributed systems, and the reliability, availability and performance implications of the decisions made in their design.
  • Enjoy deep-diving on production metrics.
  • Are comfortable working on a fully-distributed team.

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Below is the annual salary range for candidates located in Canada. Your actual salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, RRSP with a match, healthcare spending, telemedicine, 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/can.

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in Canada is between:$114,000$172,000 CAD

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/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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