Staff Software Test Engineer

Position Description:

We are looking for an experienced Staff Quality Engineer to join the CIAM team. The team is responsible for building software products and creating a customizable platform that allows Okta’s customers to configure and brand our out-of-the-box product and make it their own.  

The Staff Quality Engineer is responsible for supporting the planning, design and execution of system testing on complex implementations. This person must be able to work with project and application managers to define test plans and test case scripts based on business requirements and application software designs. They will also be responsible for executing the test case scripts, building test automation and working collaboratively with the application developers to execute tests as a team, log, track and validate test results. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 Major areas of responsibility include:

  • Clearly communicate and document Quality plans for scrum teams to review
  • Develop high quality functional, regression and end to end tests
  • Suggests and implements improvements to functional tests suites and automation in response to evolving test requirements, industry standards, product design or project requirements
  • Work with business partners to drive user acceptance testing
  • Guide project teams on testing practices and standards established by organization
  • Raising quality issues with the QA and dev teams in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with Dev, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation and UX team


Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 5+ years of quality engineering with knowledge and hands-on test automation experience  
  • Experience with industry tools like Selenium Webdriver, Java, TestNG, JUnit, etc.
  • Strong hands-on experience with automation of RESTful APIs
  • Experience with collaboration tools like JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Work under minimal supervision and/or direction 

Nice To Haves:

  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management protocols and technologies
  • Experience working in Security, Cryptography, or Authn & Authz

Education and Training:

  • BS Computer Science or related experience



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