Staff Software Engineer

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Okta Inc.
Company Verified
Budget Hourly
Flexibility Full remote
Preferred timezone Central Europe Standard Time

About this job

Required experience: Middlenior experience
Minimal education: Bachelor degree
Employment type: Full time
Role: Software Engineer
Category: IT Jobs

Job description

Position Description:

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join the team that defines Okta’s Administrator Core Experience products. Your work will be front and center to thousands of Okta customer administrators that drive Okta functionality for millions of end users.

Our team strives to delight our admins as if they were consumers. We also own the Feature Toggle framework, which helps support CI/CD and the packaging of SKUs. Our team is at the intersection of our admins, our feature teams and sales automation.

Our elite team is fast, innovative and flexible; with a weekly, agile release cycle and individual ownership. We expect great things from our engineers and reward them with stimulating new projects, emerging technologies and the chance to be part of a company that is about to change the cloud computing landscape forever.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own your work end to end - this includes going through a design review, delivering the code and finally, ensuring we have the requisite monitoring and alerting in place
  • Implement code written structured for metrics monitoring and logging, perform peer reviews
  • Develop solutions that address our scalability challenges as our customer data set continues to grow

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • 5+ years of software development experience building highly reliable, mission-critical software
  • Strong foundation and expertise with data structures, algorithms, OOP, SQL.
  • Strong understanding of server-side technologies: caching and asynchronous processing
  • Prior experience working on UI technologies (e.g. React, Backbone) highly desirable
  • Prior experience designing highly reliable RESTful APIs desirable
  • Education and Training:
  • Degree majoring in Computer Science

An overview of our tech stack:

Our primary programming languages are Java and JavaScript

• We use open source frameworks such as React, Hibernate and Spring Boot

• We run on best of breed infrastructure including MySQL, GitHub, Redis, Kinesis and Elasticsearch

• We make extensive use of virtualization and containers: AWS, Vagrant, Docker

• Our weekly production releases are made possible by Continuous Integration and sophisticated build, test and release automation leveraging Maven, npm, Artifactory, Chef, Ansible and the like

• We participate in the OpenSource community with the likes of

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all the candidates who have shown interest in our company, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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About the Okta Inc.


San Francisco, United States


1,001-5,000 employees




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