Staff Engineer, Enterprise Management (Customer Identity)


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 Enterprise Management Team

Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC), powered by Auth0 technology, is an easy-to-implement authentication and authorization platform designed by developers for developers.  We make access to applications safe, secure, and seamless for the more than 100 million daily logins around the world. Our modern approach to identity enables this Tier-Ø global service to deliver convenience, privacy, and security so customers can focus on innovation.

In order to achieve that, the team focuses mainly in three different themes: Account Governance, Team Management, and Team Security. If you are a problem solver who cares about having a meaningful impact on customers and enjoys working as part of a collaborative, distributed team, then this position could be perfect for you! We work with NodeJS, Typescript, React, and Postgres/MongoDB databases and our services run on both AWS and Azure.

The Staff Engineer Opportunity

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role contributes to the overall mission of the team of enhancing the developer journey by designing and implementing meaningful, secure and collaborative features that create an enterprise ready experience for our customers, with a focus on improving the user experience while achieving engineering excellence.

You will also contribute to the improvements of our team delivery and collaboration processes and support other colleagues, their growth and the overall maturity of our team.

As part of your day to day work in this role, you’ll also find opportunities to support cross functional / cross domain initiatives that have impact beyond our team’s subdomain and contribute to higher level company goals.

You Will: 

  • Be part of a diverse and collaborative team consisting of engineers, a product manager and a designer.

  • Provide technical direction to the team, detecting technical improvement opportunities and taking action to design and implement them.

  • Mentor or coach other engineers to support their growth and bring them along

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

  • Help our customers have a great experience with our products.

  • Be a strong independent contributor.

  • Participate in and help improve the team’s agile process.

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

You Have: 

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills  

  • Expertise in designing, building and maintaining public or internal APIs with focus on security and performance.

  • Solid understanding of the Node.JS/Javascript/Typescript ecosystem

  • A bias for well tested code and relevant unit/integration/end to end/performance testing experience

  • The drive for designing and building highly reliable, scalable, and secure systems

  • A mindset for sharing knowledge and supporting the growth of others around you

  • Strong context switching capabilities to be able to contribute to several projects at once, within and beyond the team subdomain

  • An owner mentality- you hold yourself accountable and have a relentless commitment to loving your customers

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

  • Designing or operating platforms based on Docker and Kubernetes

  • Design, implementation, rollout and life cycle of performant and secure APIs

  • Identity management, managements of services and applications in the authorization and authentication space


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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