Senior Backend Engineer- Okta Join

Okta, Canada Remote

Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service

Okta is the leading provider of identity and access management for enterprises. Every day, Okta enables millions of users to securely and seamlessly access their work resources to be productive. These resources include cloud services, on-premise resources, and enterprise services. Okta provides best in class convenient access and safeguards such access. 

About The Team

This is a newly formed team which owns identity experience for device access. Our vision is to extend Okta Identity services to corporate devices, to own device identity and to extend it from desktop login to accessing applications. We delight our users by giving them easy, secure and convenient passwordless access to their machine and by extending that experience when they access resources on their machine. 

We have great ambitions and an aggressive roadmap to build new products. Come join us on an exciting journey!

About Your Role

As a backend engineer on this team you will have the opportunity to work within our Java stack. You will build backend services, APIs and workflows that are specific to device identity. You will gain familiarity with the entire Okta platform while having the opportunity to build new products from the ground up. More specifically your responsibilities include:

  • Participate in a fast paced, agile team of engineers, product, design and QA
  • Design and develop features, APIs, backend services in Java
  • Write Unit Test, Functional Test, and Integration Test
  • Troubleshoot customer issues, fix bugs

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience developing backend services in Java or C#
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs and Web Services
  • Experience working with relational databases, and caching framework

Nice to Haves: 

  • Knowledge and experience with Java frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate
  • Full stack experience with UI frameworks, and Javascript
  • Experience in Identity and Security space (e.g. OIDC, SAML, PKI, Cryptography)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience



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.

Want to learn more about Okta? Visit Okta's website.