Okta is hiring a

Software Test Engineer- UP (Sr.Staff)

San Francisco, United States

Title of Job: Software Test Engineer- UP (Sr./Staff)

Role Located in: Okta Headquarters (San Francisco, CA)

Reports to: Sr. Manager, Quality Engineering

Company Description:

Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. It integrates directly with an organization’s existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications.

Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organizations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost.

Thousands of customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue and stay secure.


Position Description: This is an opportunity to join our web UI and Plugin team that develops our web and browser plugins. We are looking for a Quality Engineer to partner to be part of a scrum team and help test and build automation for our products. The ideal candidate is fluent in Selenium-based automation development and has experience testing browser plugins. You will get exposure to challenging engineering problems that come with building a key component of cutting edge web application infrastructure.  You will work within a small team of veteran engineers and recent graduates.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review requirements and design relative test plans and test cases
  • Develop automation plans and write test code to execute the plan
  • Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts
  • Interface with Dev, Product Management, Documentation and UX teams
  • Clearly, communicate and document QE plans for scrum teams to review and comment
  • Review application code, identify areas of weakness and bugs, architect needed tools for future coverage

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 3-5 years experience as a Software Test Engineer 
  • Fluent in Java and/or significant exposure to different programming languages and paradigms (Javascript, Python and Scala a plus)
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to deliver well-designed high-quality code on time
  • Experience with LAMP stack web application development and front-end technologies (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
  • Intuitive understanding of where and how software will fail

Education and Training:
B.S. Computer Science or related field

Okta is an Equal Opportunity employer.  


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