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Senior Client Platform Engineer (Bengaluru)



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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 BT Client Platform Engineering Team

Business Technology is on a mission to accelerate Okta’s scale and growth. We bring world-class business acumen and technology expertise to every interaction. We also drive cross-functional collaboration and are focused on delivering measurable business outcomes.

The Business Technology (BT) Client Platform Engineering team is composed of smart and innovative engineers who welcome challenges and enjoy seeing our designs run at scale with automation, testing, and tuning. Above all, we are a team who touches every point of the business and are obsessed with the end user experience.

The Client Platform Engineer Opportunity

You will be an integral part of the core team responsible for maintaining redundant, scalable, and secure client infrastructure. This position entails taking ownership of the Enterprise client services used at Okta and contributing to the development of backend systems that will support the company's growth. You should possess the ability to drive projects from inception to completion, including identifying areas for improvement, researching optimal solutions, effectively communicating your chosen approach to others, and implementing the solution. You are a proactive individual who combines analytical thinking with hands-on execution. You have ambitious goals and possess the drive to turn them into reality. Automation should be your passion, as we seek individuals who strive to work smarter, not harder.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in EntraID, Intune, Azure, AWS, Jamf, and be comfortable scripting in bash, python, powershell.

You should feel confident in deploying policies and configuration profiles, working with json, gitops flows, and heavy scripting.

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage Okta's global fleet of Windows PCs and Android using Microsoft Intune, MS Graph, and AWS Workspaces for VDI.
  • Manage macOS and iOS devices using Jamf Pro, AutoPkg, Munki
  • Ensure endpoints comply with regulatory requirements (e.g., FedRAMP, NIST, STIG) and maintain client configuration and security compliance standards.
  • Deploy and update applications, configurations, settings, and scripts to all endpoints, addressing vulnerabilities as they arise.
  • Collaborate with BT teams to automate provisioning, deprovisioning, integrations, and support processes for endpoints.
  • Design, build, document, and support ongoing automation in endpoint deployment and management, iterating on deployment solutions.
  • Serve as an escalation point for the global IT support team and work closely with the security team to enforce endpoint security models and best practices, including logical integrations into cloud-based directories, IdPs, and identity masters.

What you’ll bring to the role

Senior-level MDM expertise (e.g., Intune, Jamf or other MDM) . VDI experience with industry-standard solutions (AWS Workspaces, Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365) .

  • Expert level proficiency in scripting and automation, including experience with automation tools like Packer, Jenkins, Chef, Chocolatey,Winget, PSADT, Okta Workflows, SSM.

GitOps knowledge, Merge requests, commits, peer reviews should all be familiar territoryKnowledge of AWS, including Workspaces, Systems Manager, and Directory Services.Understanding of endpoint hardening best practices, CIS Benchmarks, and experience with SAML authentication and federation workflows.Strong communication skills with the ability to produce technical documentation, generate reports, and define metrics.Proven experience in administering and supporting internal and external applications and systems

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

  • Proficient in bash, Python, Go, or other scripting languages
  • Experience integrating SaaS and management systems with the Okta platform
  • Relevant IT industry certifications (Okta, ITIL, GPCE, MCSA, MCITP, or MCTS) are a plus
  • Experience with Federal requirements and FedRAMP compliance
  • A can-do attitude, bringing solutions to the table.

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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