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Senior IT Identity Engineer

Job purpose:

The Senior IT Identity Engineer will primarily be accountable for the configuration and management of the Okta instance used to support Okta’s internal business systems processes. A wide range of SaaS expertise and identity technology will be necessary as tasks will include, but are not limited to: overall application configuration and administration; application identity integrations; internal implementation roadmap creation, and partnership with the product and engineering teams on key features and functionality.

We want a high-energy, self-starter with a penchant for problem solving and who can rapidly self-educate on new concepts and tools. Someone who can craft a 2 month work plan and a 2 year roadmap.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Configure and lead the Okta instance that supports our internal IT needs
  • Provide training and hand off material for newly rolled out Okta features in IT
  • Mentorship for the IT Support team in how Okta is configured and L2 and L3 support for application specific problems integrated with our Okta instance
  • Provision, design, configure, and implement the internal Okta integrated applications, as well as, internal Okta software re-configurations, upgrades, transitions
  • New SAML OIN and Custom application implementations, including vendor relationships during SAML/Provisioning configuration if not well-supported
  • Identify and convert deployed business application authentication from SWA to SAML where possible
  • Participate in as many significant programs as possible and provide feedback and assistance to the Okta product teams with design of key features when input is required
  • Provide guidance into vendor meetings for crafting and supporting further features such as SSO, Provisioning, etc. (Ex: GitHub, Jira, Hipchat, etc)
  • Identify and implement third party ISV to third party ISV direct integrations if available and useful to the business
  • Build methodology documentation for first time procedures (Ex: Name change procedures)
  • Participate in testing early in-progress (and production ready) features in Sandbox and staging environments with all available devices (Mac, iPad, Android Tab, iPhone, Android Phone, Chromebook, etc.)
  • Network design and office build out advice to IT Engineering organization where necessary
  • Assistance with IT Engineering applications being added into Okta for provisioning and integrations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience SAAS and Identity-based technologies (SAML, SWA, SSO)
  • 3-5 years of experience application configuration and administration
  • Technical degree or related work experience required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Self-starter with initiative and "high figure it out" factor and a shown desire to take ownership of tasks and projects and follow through to completion
  • Experience with a wide set of SaaS products such as: Office 365, Google Apps, Atlassian, Salesforce.com, Workday
  • Experience working and coordinating with a distributed team and adept at working in an exciting environment
  • Bonus: Experience in any of the following: ITIL, Okta, Workday, NetSuite, Salesforce.com, Atlassian products

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