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Senior Enterprise Security Engineer



Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

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.

Join Okta’s Enterprise Security team as a senior engineer responsible for safeguarding Okta’s corporate environment. You’ll work closely with the Security and Business Technology Engineering teams to implement and manage endpoint security solutions and ensure that core infrastructure applications are protecting our workforce, endpoints, and corporate data. You’ll use your skills in IT, security, and development to build, secure, test, and operationalize solutions that achieve security and business objectives. Preferred experience with enterprise security tools such as Okta, EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker), DLP (Data Loss Prevention), MDM (Mobile Device Management), SASE (Secure Access Service Edge), and SSPM (SaaS Secure Posture Management). The ideal candidate should have a proven track record automating solutions utilizing a cloud first approach and be comfortable communicating with support staff, technical leadership, and management.

The most important quality is an innate desire to make tools and people work together solving complex problems with expertise, creativity, and a security first mindset.

What you’ll be doing

  • Own relationships within internal teams as a security SME for solution engineering, security assessment, and vulnerability mitigation
  • Work with internal stakeholders and vendors to evaluate new systems and feature enhancements before they are developed and deployed
  • Build and update custom automation and cloud infrastructure to support the team’s workflows
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to tackle global technology challenges.
  • Stay updated on emerging security solutions and tools
  • Prioritize working on multiple simultaneous projects with overlapping deadlines

What you’ll bring to the role

  • Experience securing web applications and infrastructure
  • Experience working with enterprise security solutions
  • Experience working in AWS or other cloud environments
  • Experience with a modern scripting language (Python preferred)
  • Experience providing security guidance and mitigations to teams
  • Experience hardening and troubleshooting Linux, Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android
  • Experience evaluating 3rd party software solutions
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

And extra credit if you have experience in any of the following!

  • Experience leading projects
  • Experience with managing and securing SaaS applications
  • Experience working with identity management technologies (MFA, SAML, WebAuthn)
  • Experience working with Okta



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

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.

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy/.