San Francisco, CA
Posted 8 days ago
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
  • Today there are millions of websites, mobile apps, and API services in the world, and most of these depend on identity as a key layer to deliver value. However the end user experiences for creating, managing and using one’s identity on these apps and services have not significantly changed in the last two decades. Users are still dealing with hundreds of usernames and passwords to proxy their relationships with businesses. As Okta, we believe the users are ready for a better experience, and our goal is to fundamentally rethink and redefine what the future of identity looks like across the Internet.

    We are a small, agile and growing team of talented engineers, who are bringing Okta’s expertise and experience in identity to the personal world. With emphasis on a consumer-first mindset, we leverage rapid iteration and ongoing experimentation to build the best product for our users. Working cross-functionally with Product, Design, Research and others, we depend on our ability to communicate openly and collaborate well. We’re looking for great engineering talent to build this team with us to help define the future of personal identity on the internet, and make digital living safe and seamless for everyone.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Own the problems end-to-end - from concept design to final implementation
    • Influence the direction of the product design and architecture 
    • Collaborate with QA, Product Management, Technical Support, Documentation, and TechOps team 
    • Conduct design and code reviews. Ensure high programming standards by writing unit and functional tests
    • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior engineers


    Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

    • 3+ years experience building Java based web applications
    • Experience with one or more of: Spring, REST, RDBMS, Redis, Tomcat
    • Experience with one or more UI technologies such as Angular, ReactJS, Backbone, Vue. 
    • Good understanding of design-patterns, scalability patterns, security engineering and object-oriented principles.
    • Experience working in Agile software development teams leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to work across functions and time zones


    Desirable Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

    • Understanding of Identity and Access Management protocols and technologies (FIDO, U2F, WebAuthn, SSO, SAML, OAuth, Federation, etc.)
    • Experience with Spring and Hibernate  
    • Experience working with Mobile Apps

    ((Colorado, New York and Washington only*) Minimum OTE of $135,000/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 

    By submitting an application, you agree to the retention of your personal data for consideration for a future position at Okta.  More details about Okta’s privacy practices can be found at:


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