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Software Engineer, Platform Infrastructure (Customer Identity)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Customer Service
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 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.

The Auth0 platform secures more than 100 million logins each day for customers all around the world. The Platform Infrastructure team enables Auth0 engineers to move faster by giving them tools to easily deploy and manage their services on AWS and Azure. This is a role within a team that has a huge impact. You will get to work with engineers throughout the organization and what you build will be a cutting-edge, foundational piece of the infrastructure that allows Auth0 to scale for years to come.

We are looking for Engineers who are passionate about distributed systems, performance and scaling, and delivering customer value. Because we build and support the overall Auth0 platform, the ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about infrastructure, operations, and not intimidated by cross-organization coordination and collaboration.

You will:

  • Provision, deploy, configure and scale AWS and Azure cloud resources via infrastructure-as-code
  • Implement a platform runtime that allows development teams to deploy and manage their services on Kubernetes and AWS or Azure.
  • Research and implement solutions that address cross cutting concerns such as service discovery, configuration, routing and scaling.
  • Find and evaluate indicators across the platform to discover performance bottlenecks and efficiency improvements.
  • Discover and advocate for new technologies to solve challenges of resiliency, scale and cost.
  • Carry cross-team initiatives from end to end: code reviews, design reviews, operational robustness, security hygiene, etc.
  • Design and develop new services, tools and automation to expose environment functionality to other Auth0 engineering teams
  • Coach and mentor engineers at all levels up to their peer level.
  • Participate in the team's on-call rotation.

You might be a good fit if you:

  • Have experience in Software Development
  • Are proficient in Golang and Terraform.
  • Have a deep understanding of Kubernetes and containerization.
  • Have DevOps experience using cloud-agnostic, cloud-native technologies.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP fundamentals.
  • Have demonstrable expertise working with Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services.
  • Have experience managing infrastructure with Terraform at scale.
  • Tend to deliver work incrementally to get feedback and iterate over solutions.
  • Have a passion for working on systems that are highly reliable, maintainable, scalable and secure.
  • Bring the right attitude to the team: ownership, accountability, and attention to detail.
  • Are comfortable working on a fully-distributed team.

Extra Points:

  • Experience working with Redis, Kafka and/or PostgreSQL at scale.
  • Experience with performance or load testing.
  • Experience with kubernetes autoscaling, KEDA, and KNative
  • Familiarity with gRPC.
  • Aware of the best practices when creating Docker images.
  • Have strong opinions about text editors, CAP theorem, or Dota2



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.

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