Staff Software Engineer (Windows)

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Windows software engineer to join our Devices Zero Trust team. The ideal candidate should have solid experience in Windows software development and be enthusiastic about writing Windows client software. The role gives the candidate an excellent opportunity to learn about interesting problems in security and identity space. It also has a lot of visibility within Okta and has great growth potential.

Okta is the leading provider of identity and access management for enterprises. Every day, Okta enables millions of users to securely and seamlessly access their work resources to be productive. Using the device's information and context is an important part of Okta's strategy to improve security and enhance the experience of the users. We build client software that deeply integrates with platform capabilities and third-party security vendors to guarantee secure access. We also use platform capabilities to delight the users to access the resources that they need without requiring them to enter their passwords. Our team is a fast-growing and impactful team in Okta. Come join our team and develop products that help our customers every day.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop applications and services for Windows operating system.
  • Building UI component on Windows client
  • Implement unit/functional tests
  • Review software design and peer's code
  • Interface with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation, and UX

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience working in an agile software development team leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices.
  • Strong development skills in the Windows Desktop applications and services including WPF and UWP applications
  • Hands-on experience in writing C++ or C# code
  • Experience with debugging tools such as Windbg 

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Windows interprocess communication (COM, Pipes, RPC, Windows Sockets) and potentially kernel debugging is desirable
  • An understanding of Identity and Access Management protocols and architecture (FIDO, U2F, WebAuth, SSO, SAML, OAuth, Federation, etc.) is desirable.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2+ years of software development experience building enterprise software on the Windows platform.
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience.

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