Windows Staff Software Engineer

We are looking for a passionate and experienced software development engineer to join our Windows 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 a great 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 to enter their password. Our team is a fast growing and impactful team in Okta. Come join our team and develop products that help our customers everyday.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop WPF/UWP applications and services on Windows platform
  • 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 Agile software development team leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices.
  • Strong development skills on the Windows Desktop applications and services including WPF and UWP applications
  • Hands-on experience in writing C++, C# code
  • Experience with debugging tools such as Windbg 
  • Experience with Windows interprocess communication (COM, Pipes, RPC, Windows Sockets) and potentially kernel debugging is desirable
  • 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.
  • 5+ years of software development experience. At least 2 years’ experience designing and building enterprise software on Windows.

((Colorado, New York and Washington only*) Minimum OTE of $154,000.00/year + equity + benefits))

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

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