Security Engineer, Automation

Okta, San Francisco, CA

Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service

Our Security Engineer will be responsible for developing systems for detection, prevention, analysis, reporting, and lifecycle management of software vulnerabilities and other security-related needs. The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate both strong software development skills and knowledge of software security, including for the latter, knowledge of common software vulnerabilities and cryptographic algorithms and techniques.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to give presentations and represent Okta in public venues
  • Develop and implement vulnerability management tools and processes
  • Develop and implement vulnerability mitigation strategies
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team
  • Ability to think like an attacker and solve complex problems with expertise and ingenuity
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver consistently on deadlines
  • Strong mentoring and leadership skills

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 3 + years experience in automating security testing and developing new automation tools
  • Knowledge of cloud security architecture
  • Knowledge of current cryptographic algorithms and techniques
  • Experience in research and development in the security field

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer


About Okta

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. With deep integrations to over 5,000 applications, the Okta Identity Cloud enables simple and secure access for any user from any device. Thousands of customers, including 20th Century Fox, Adobe, Dish Networks, Experian, Flex, LinkedIn, and News Corp, trust Okta to help them work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work.

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