Okta is hiring a

Fullstack Staff Software Developer - Devices Platform (Remote Eligible)

Seattle, United States

Fullstack Staff Software Developer - Devices Platform

About Okta Devices

Passwordless is the future of Identity. And we, the Okta Devices team, are rethinking Device based Identities. Okta Devices software provides enterprises and end users high assurance and zero friction access to their services. Devices Engineering is responsible for architecting and building web services as well as client software to implement our mission.

Check out https://www.okta.com/fastpass/  

About Okta

Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta you can manage access across any application, person, or device. Whether the people are employees, partners, or customers, or the applications are in the cloud, on premises, or on a mobile device, Okta helps you become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance.

The Okta service provides directory services, single sign-on, strong authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. It runs in the cloud on a secure, reliable, extensively audited platform and integrates deeply with on premises applications, directories, and identity management systems.

Position Description

Okta is seeking a Fullstack Staff Engineer to join its Devices Platform Engineering group. This is an opportunity to build a Zero Friction Passwordless Identity layer at a massive scale. Ideal candidates have a passion for conceiving and building secure, scalable, and available Identity platform services. 

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

  • 7+ 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


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 https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.