Senior Software Engineer, Windows


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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.

About You

We seek a passionate and experienced .NET Software Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Solid experience in .NET software development for Windows or Linux platforms, with a strong command of C# and the .NET Framework/Core.
  • Enthusiasm for developing high-quality, secure, and performant .NET client applications.
  • A keen interest in learning about cutting-edge security and identity management challenges.
  • A collaborative mindset and excellent communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a team that is building innovative identity and security products from the ground up. You will have the chance to work on challenging problems, contribute to the product roadmap, and continuously expand your skills in a rapidly evolving industry.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (QA, Product, Support, UX) for seamless integration.
  • Gather and refine requirements with Product and Engineering teams for prototyping Windows client components.
  • Following best practices, contribute to technical designs, proposals, and architectural decisions.
  • Develop high-quality, maintainable software components with comprehensive unit/functional tests.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing feedback and ensuring adherence to coding standards and security best practices.
  • Contribute to technical documentation and knowledge sharing within the team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong hands-on experience developing applications using C# and the .NET Framework (or .NET Core).
  • Proficient in object-oriented programming principles, design patterns, and best practices for writing clean, maintainable, and scalable code.
  • Proven experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban), CI/CD pipelines, and automation tools.
  • Skilled in debugging and troubleshooting .NET applications using tools like Visual Studio Debugger, WinDbg, and profilers or other platform-specific debuggers on Windows or Linux.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms, databases, and front-end frameworks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Windows IPC mechanisms (COM, Pipes, RPC, Sockets) and kernel debugging.
  • Proficiency in Windows UI frameworks like WPF and XAML for desktop app development.
  • Strong understanding of IAM protocols (FIDO, WebAuthn, SSO, SAML, OAuth) and identity management best practices.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, secure coding practices, and certifications like CISSP or Security+.

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 4-6 years of software development experience, with at least two years of experience designing and building enterprise software on Windows. 


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:

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!

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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