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Senior Front End Developer - Identity

Company Description:

Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta IT can manage access across any application, person or device. Whether the people are employees, partners or customers or the applications are in the cloud, on premises or on a mobile device, Okta helps IT become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance.

The Okta service provides directory services, single sign-on, strong authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. It runs in the cloud on a secure, reliable, extensively audited platform and integrates deeply with on premises applications, directories, and identity management systems.

 

Position Description

We are looking for an experienced front end software engineer to join the Identity Experience team. They are responsible for designing an extensible and customizable platform that allow Okta's customers to configure and brand our out-of-the-box product and make it their own. You will partner with product management and user experience to analyze and reference requirements to build elegant front-end features.

You will share our passion and great pride in elegant solutions and will join an engineering team that strongly believes in designing for scale, rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and an iterative process to build high-quality next generation enterprise software.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze/refine requirements with UX, UI teams for common reusable components, patterns and styles that need to be developed in the framework
  • Develop reusable components to enable other teams to easily implement UIs with rich and consistent look and feel
  • Work with management and architects to scope and plan engineering efforts and dependencies
  • Participate in thoughtful code reviews

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 4+ years experience with one of the major JavaScript MVC frameworks (Backbone, Angular, React, etc.), along with a deep understanding of JS.
  • Experience building B2B web applications
  • Strong experience with cross browser compatibility and optimization techniques
  • Strong understanding of debugging scalable, high performance web applications built with reusability in mind
  • Nice to have understanding of web security attacks and prevention
  • Prior experience with or understanding REST is highly desirable
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus: network security, encryption, authentication and authorization, OAuth, OpenID connect, SAML

Education and Training

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field

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Okta
The foundation for secure connections between people and technology

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. Over 7,400 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.

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