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Senior Software Engineer - AELM

Position Description:

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join the team that defines Okta’s Feature Lifecycle and Administrator Experience. Your work will be front and center to thousands of Okta customer administrators that drive Okta functionality for millions of end users.

The ideal candidate 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.

Our elite team is fast, innovative and flexible; with a weekly, agile release cycle and individual ownership. We expect great things from our engineers and reward them with stimulating new projects, emerging technologies and the chance to be part of a company that is about to change the cloud computing landscape forever.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Implement code written structured for metrics monitoring and logging, perform peer reviews
• Deliver detailed designs for projects, and subsequently drive them to completion
• Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts and dependencies
• Interface with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and UX

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

• 4+ years of software development experience building highly-reliable, mission-critical software
• Experience working with a system of scale
• Excellent grasp of software engineering principles
• Strong understanding of server-side technologies:  caching, process and asynchronous processing
• Prior experience working on UI technologies (e.g. Backbone) highly desirable
• Prior experience with or understanding of REST (or designing APIs) highly desirable

Education and Training:

• Bachelors Degree majoring in computer science or equivalent work experience

An overview of our tech stack: 

• Our primary programming languages are Java and JavaScript
• We use open source frameworks such as Hibernate, Spring, and Backbone.js
• We run on best of breed infrastructure including MySQL, GitHub, Memcached, Redis, Kinesis and Elasticsearch
• We make extensive use of virtualization and containers: AWS, Vagrant, Docker
• Our weekly production releases are made possible by Continuous Integration and sophisticated build, test and release automation leveraging Maven, NPM, Artifactory, Chef, Ansible and the like
• We participate in the OpenSource community with the likes of https://github.com/okta/okta-auth-js

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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