Okta is looking for a Software Development Manager to help us build and maintain common core microservices and components that are used across all engineering teams in Okta. We are looking for smart, innovative and passionate hands-on manager who is ready to dig into details, if need be, and help enable next generation secure cloud software for speed, scale and high availability.
You will share our passion and great pride in managing an engineering team that strongly believes in designing for scale and performance, rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and an iterative process to build high-quality next generation enterprise software. You will partner with various other engineering teams, Senior Engineering Management, Architects and Technical Operations team to build a robust platform and enrich our ecosystem with scalable services. If you are someone with a passion for technology and a track record in leading engineering teams, building scalable infrastructures and platforms, enjoy closely collaborating with stakeholders in adjacent organizations, this is the place for you!
Our teams are fast, innovative and flexible; with a weekly, agile release cycle and individual ownership. We expect great things from our managers and reward them with stimulating new projects, emerging technologies and the chance to have significant equity in a company that is changing the cloud computing landscape forever.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establish clear priorities, expectations, and accountability for individuals and team
- Collaborate with other engineering teams, Senior Engineering Management, Architects and Technical Operations team to help define and refine core team’s roadmap
- Drive execution and delivery of roadmap items with high quality by working with cross-functional teams, system architects and QA.
- Provide regular feedback, technical guidance, and mentoring to team members
- Foster collaborative, engaging and inclusive team environments
- Maintain and improve our culture by sourcing and hiring only the most qualified individuals with an eye towards diversity & inclusion
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- 8+ years of experience in developing enterprise cloud software development
- 3+ years of hands-on technical management experience
- Experience working with product & program managers to align on objectives, priorities, trade-offs and risk
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills for technical discussions
- Ability to work effectively with distributed teams and people of various backgrounds
- Lead, recruit, mentor and retain engineers
- Expertise in managing projects using Java, MySql, Elasticsearch, Redis or similar technologies
- Experience or knowledge of cloud computing services such as AWS/Azure/GCP
- Experience managing framework/platform team
- Shipped a large-scale project with cross team dependencies
- Enjoy communicating to all levels engineering management, customer support and technical operations.
- Knowledge of network security, encryption, identity and provisioning a plus
Education and Training:
- Bachelor’s Degree majoring in computer science or equivalent is preferred
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