Senior Engineer (Server)
Role Located in: Okta Headquarters San Francisco or San Jose
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service. Built from the ground up in the cloud, Okta securely and simply connects people to their applications from any device, anywhere, at anytime. Okta integrates with existing directories and identity systems, as well as thousands of on-premises, cloud and mobile applications, and runs on a secure, reliable and extensively audited cloud-based platform.
More than 2,000 customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, MGM Resorts International, Shire Pharmaceuticals and Western Union, use Okta to improve employee productivity, increase supply chain efficiency and revenue and improve compliance. The thousands of enterprises and cloud vendors, as well as the millions of people using Okta, are the foundation of the industry's fastest growing IT network for the cloud and mobile world. Okta is backed by premier venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital. To learn more about Okta, visit: https://www.okta.com.
Team is working on challenging problems related to trust establishment of devices with Okta’s access management platform. The space is niche and offers a startup experience where several technology and design choices are yet to be made.
Checkout the team videos at the recent Oktane conference: https://www.okta.com/resources/oktane17-videos/mobility/
Develop the Okta cloud service for Mobile and Device Trust Access Management. This service ensures that our customers cloud services are only accessed from trusted devices that meet company policy for security. Trust is achieved by using JWT challenges during OAuth with Okta, Mutual TLS client certificates, or other technologies to attest to the devices security posture.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Analyze/Refine Requirements with Product Management for administrator and end user web interfaces
- Work with engineering management and other back-end teams to scope and plan engineering efforts and dependencies
- Implement unit and functional tests
- Design and code reviews
- Develop APIs for new product features and use cases
- Iterate on designs to scale services to significant usage
- Interface with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and UX
Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Experience developing highly available and scalable SaaS system. Knowledge of Java Spring / Hibernate for server-side development. Comfortable programming in the Linux environment.
- Understanding of Identity and Access Management protocols and architecture (SSO, SAML, OAuth, Federation, etc.). Understanding of PKI architecture and concepts.
- Experience building Mobile device management products.
- Experience working in Agile software development team leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices.
Education and Training:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
- 6-10 years of software development experience. At least 2 years of development experience building high scalable backend applications.
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