Java SDK Engineer (San Francisco, CA) (Remote Eligible)

Posted 23 days ago
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San Francisco, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Okta, Inc. Has to Offer:

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. Over 7,400 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America, and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.They offer their employees great benefits like:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible time off
  • Global offices + HQs in San Jose and San Francisco
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Volunteer events
  • Hackathons
  • Okta's Developer Experience team is looking for an experienced developer Java developer, with extensive experience building web applications with common frameworks such as Spring.

    Okta is an extensible identity platform and our services allow developers at companies of all sizes to integrate Okta into their own applications.  The Developer Experience team is responsible for sharing the love with those developers by identifying common use cases and creating tools and SDKs that make their lives easier, while helping them understand our product and the protocols that we support.

    In this role you will be working on the leading edge of our Open Source Software (OSS) program and will gain invaluable experience with library design and development, as well as interacting with a community of engaged developers who use your work on a daily basis. Your code will see production scale usage at many companies, being embedded directly into applications and services that enable internet scale applications with large numbers of end users. This role provides the opportunity to design right, code right, and test right, and deepen your knowledge of the Java ecosystem by understanding how developers are building their applications.

    We are a polyglot team and while we are looking for a Java focused candidate, we also value engineers who want more breadth in their work. In this role you will also have the opportunity to work on our SDKs written in Go.

    Interested in the work we do?  It's open source, check us out on GitHub ;)


    • Design and build software development kits (SDKs), written in Java, for developers using the Okta APIs within their web applications.

    • Interact with developers through GitHub on our open-source repositories, responding to issues and reviewing pull requests

    • Participate in software design and code review for all libraries that the team creates

    • Implement holistic testing strategies to assert we're delivering a good developer experience, including unit, integration, and end-to-end tests

    • Write documentation and how-to content for the libraries that you create

    Minimum Skills:

    • 4+ years working as a full-stack web developer (you've written production front-end code and back-end code, and can empathize with developers in both realms.)

    • Advanced knowledge of the Java language, and common patterns for building web applications with common frameworks like Spring.

    • Experience with unit and end-to-end testing

    • Experience working with a product-oriented, agile culture

    Bonus Skills:

    • Experience with the Go language

    • Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform

    • Experience interacting with other developers on GitHub (e.g. opening issues, contributing to issues, filing pull requests)

    • Experience building libraries or tools that are used by other developers, either internally within your company or externally on pubic repositories

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    Java SDK Engineer (San Francisco, CA) (Remote Eligible)
    Okta, Inc.