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Software Engineer, Windows/macOS Devices (Staff, Principal)

Okta is leading provider of identity and access management for enterprise. Every day, Okta enables millions of users securely and seamlessly access their work resources to be productive. Increasingly, Devices are important part of Okta's mission to provide access to their customers and users. By bringing device security and compliance into access decision, we limit access to knows endpoints that meet our customers' security and compliance requirements. Devices with up to date software, a compliant passcode policy and encryption can be granted authentication policy to improve security. Similarly, we enhance user experience by leveraging platforms's native capabilities. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
This role is in Devices Sphere which is responsible for building cross platform Okta client for Windows and macOS devices. Our team is rapidly growing within Okta. Our team has startup feel with many big decisions to make. As part of this team you will prototype, research, propose and build solutions for our devices' clients. We are looking for engineers who feel passionate about rolling out new features to market and enjoy solving complex problems. An ideal person in this role is someone who has shipped enterprise/consumer software on either Windows or macOS platform. Experience building Windows/macOS auto update framework is a huge plus.

Our clients will work in tandem with our cloud solutions so familiarity working with cloud based solutions is a plus.

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong development skills on the either macOS or Windows platform including both desktop & web applications is required
  • Experience designing and shipping large-scale enterprise software, debugging and troubleshooting skills is required
  • Experience writing code in cross-platform frameworks (eg. Go and cgo) to support cross platform functionality in plus
  • Experience in writing browsers's plugin  is a plus
  • Experience in platform support for Crypto operation (e.g Secure Enclave or Windows Hello), solid understanding of SSL
  • Understanding of credential providers for macOS or Windows is desirable
  • Experience with client auto-update framework such as Sparkle, Squirrel , yum is a plus
  • Understanding of Identity and Access Management protocols and architecture (FIDO, U2F, Web-Auth, SSO, SAML, OAuth, Federation, etc.) is desirable.
  • Experience working in Agile software development team leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices.
  • Java web development experience, familiarity with web framework such as Spring is a plus.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
6+ years of software development experience. At least 2 years’ experience building enterprise software on Windows or macOS.



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Okta is the leading provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. With deep integrations to over 5,000 apps, the Okta Identity Cloud enables simple and secure access from any device. Thousands of customers, including Experian, 20th Century Fox, LinkedIn, Flex, News Corp, Dish Networks and Adobe trust Okta to work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work

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