Developer Solutions Engineer

Whilst we continue to protect and enable our Customer’s partners, employees and contractors from a Workforce Identity perspective, we have a huge market opportunity in the field of Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM) and the leading technology to create frictionless registration and login for our customer’s most critical area of their business - their applications.

We allow customers to easily build authentication into any application, ensuring the security, scalability, reliability and flexibility of combining Okta’s leading Customer Identity products into our Customer’s applications, enabling Developers to focus on the things that are most important to them, without the worry and responsibility of Identity Management.

As a Developer Solutions Engineer you will:

  • Architect world class CIAM Solutions using Okta API Suite of products, stretching your knowledge and experience in application development, enterprise cloud based architecture/integrations and cutting edge software development frameworks leveraging the latest technology stacks
  • Help architect world class identity solutions using Okta’s Identity Platform
  • Understand customer requirements and communicate the business value of solving technology problems using cloud technology
  • Prepare demos and proof of concepts to demonstrate various use cases for Okta’s Platform
  • Execute the delivery of proof of concepts (POCs) for customers that have more complex use cases, collaborating with other Okta engineering teams as needed
  • Craft technical content to show customers how to implement specific use cases or standard methodologies for new technologies
  • Communicate how Okta integrates with a customer’s existing environment and applications using a variety of means, including white boarding and architecture diagrams
  • Confidently communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the customer’s organisation, from CxO to practitioner 
  • Distill and communicate customer needs and product feedback to Product Management, Engineering, Marketing and Sales

You could be a great fit for this role if you have some of the following experience:

  • Software Engineering or Development experience, and a desire to become more customer facing. 
  • Understand what’s relevant in order to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing Web based solutions.
  • Knowledge of Authentication and Authorisation protocols and frameworks such as SAML, OIDC and OAuth 
  • An ability to communicate very effectively with the technical and non technical audience.
  • Comfort working with cloud based source control systems such as GitHub and Bitbucket
  • Development experience on the server side as well as client side application design
  • An ability to learn new coding languages / technology stack quickly.

Nice to have

  • Experience working with sales / pre-sales or customers. 
  • An understanding of cloud deployments stacks such as AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Experience in developing mobile applications (using React Native/Ionic/Xamarin and understanding the identity layer integration involving devices is a huge plus
  • Experience speaking at technical conferences and events
  • Have experience working with Okta and/or Auth0

If you’re interested in understanding more about the opportunity but do not have all of the skills/experiences that could make you a great fit for the role then please don’t be put off!

Here at Okta we have a fully proven, successful and structured onboarding process and invest heavily in the learning, development and growth of the people that we hire.

Why us?

This opportunity is flexible and can be based remotely in Germany, with travel across EMEA on an ad-hoc basis.

Okta is a progressive company that values you as an individual. 

We are committed to delivering an impressive and fully structured 3 month onboarding programme, ongoing investment in you and your long term career progression whilst also employee wellbeing and making a positive impact in our local communities.

Apply now to continue the conversation and speak with one of our recruiters…

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Diversity Inclusion & Belonging https://www.okta.com/uk/diversity/ 

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