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Software Architect - Android Platform

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 you 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 you 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:

Organizations need a more modern approach to access control on devices to ensure the security of their sensitive and proprietary information. Device Trust is a new strategic addition to Okta. Device Trust enables Okta enterprise customers to control access to Cloud services based on the security/compliance of the device.

 

The team is seeking a highly technical and experienced architect or principal engineer. Ideal candidates have a passion for working on mobile platforms. They have deep expertise and extensive experience on Android platform. They have successfully led the charter for building an enterprise or consumer product on Android platform. They are comfortable leading the technical path of an organization breaking ground in a new frontier. This is a position with high visibility and impact within Okta.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze/Refine Requirements with Product Management and Engineering for prototyping future architectures at Okta.
  • Lead, define, and articulate the technical vision & design for the team.
  • Create unique technology differentiator for Okta’s access management solution on Android.
  • Be a resident subject mater expert on the Android platform.
  • Create and review technical designs and proposals.
  • Create an innovation pipe-line and serve as a role-model for others.
  • Code & implement unit/functional tests
  • Review software design & code.
  • Interface with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and UX

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 10+ years of Software Development & Design experience. At least 3+ years’ experience on the Android platform.
  • Strong expertise on the Android platform.
  • Experience building security products is a plus.
  • Systems development experience on Android is a plus: e.g. Google SafeNet , Device Admin , ProGuard , Root detection, Code signing , Secure VPN etc.
  • Experience with identity, provisioning, or single sign is a plus.

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

 

 

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