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Staff Software Engineer, Workflows Connectors DevOps (Backend JS Engineer)

okta · 20 days ago

Get to know Okta

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth. 

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences. 

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

We are looking for a Node.js developer that has a deep understanding of backend service engineering. In this role, you will build and enhance in-house solutions to automate the deployment of Okta Workflows connectors. These connectors encapsulate automation pipelines for identity management which are used by thousands of customers. You are expected to become a subject matter expert and influence technical solutions and practices across your broader team.

Challenges in this role will revolve around understanding the pain points in the existing operational processes, and building the tooling and automation solutions to ensure that Okta is able to deliver products at high velocity and scale - without compromising on quality, stability, and operational standards. We expect great things from our engineers and reward them with stimulating new projects, emerging technologies, and the chance to have significant equity in a company that is about to change the cloud computing landscape forever.


  • Design and develop automation tools for deployment of new and existing connectors.
  • Work closely with integration analysts, architects, and product managers to understand current pain points in DevOps operations. Then design, spec, build, and test streamlined automated solutions to address these.
  • Own your code at all stages of the lifecycle - design, implementation, test automation, delivery, and monitoring - to provide high-quality products with zero downtime for internal users
  • Define and implement development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operations
  • Actively participate in code reviews, retrospectives, and other continuous improvement activities
  • Collaborate with QA, Technical Support, Documentation teams

Experience and Skills: 

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, building, launching, and maintaining complex systems
  • Proven experience as a Node.js, Javascript, Typescript 
  • Prior experience  designing and consuming REST APIs.
  • Proficiency in scripting language (Python preferred) for automation and scripting tasks
  • Experience building tools leveraged by other developers
  • Experience working with cloud systems at scale.
  • Excellent grasp of software development and testing principles.

Nice to Haves:

  • Familiarity with Python 
  • Knowledge in PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge in Docker & Kubernetes

Education and Training:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, or relevant industry experience


What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today!

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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Last updated on May 28, 2024

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