Senior Software Engineer (Customer Identity)

United States

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 Customer Identity Cloud Team

Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC) is 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 are proponents of using the right tools for the job.

As a member of the IAM Authentication domain at Okta (CIC) you will:

  • Be a part of a fast paced, agile team comprising engineers, a product manager, and designer.

  • Design and develop features, APIs and fixes to handle our current and future scale.

  • Design and develop features involving highly customizable login experiences for both web and native ecosystems.

  • Help our customers have an awesome experience with our products.

  • Collaborate with the support team as the last level of escalation for tickets.

  • Participate in our on-call rotations for troubleshooting production issues.

  • Lead team discussions, mentor other engineers to become senior and improve the team’s p


What you’ll bring to the role

  • U.S. person Status (e.g. a U.S. Citizen, National, Lawful Permanent Resident, Refugee, or Asylee)*
  • Have excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Have 5+ years of software development experience.

  • Have 1+ years of experience in the identity and access management (IAM) domain.

  • Have experience creating public or internal APIs using NodeJS/Javascript/Typescript.

  • Are autonomous and have a continuous improvement mindset.

  • Pay attention to details and keep user experience a top priority. 

  • Enjoy being part of a highly collaborative, remote friendly environment.


And extra credit if you have experience in any of the following! 

  • Have experience developing containerized applications and deploying it to Kubernetes on cloud infrastructure vendors like AWS, Azure, GCP.

  • Mobile Development (iOS or Android).

  • Have experience with GoLang, Terraform.

  • Have experience with FrontEnd ReactJS/VueJS/React Native.

  • Have a deep understanding of NodeJS event loop.

*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.




Below is the annual On Target Compensation (OTE) range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual OTE, which is inclusive of base salary and incentive compensation, will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable) 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:

The annual OTE range for this position for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:$136,000$204,000 USD The OTE range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:$152,000$228,000 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!

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