Software Engineer, Platform Services in Madrid or Remote


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Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC) secures more than 100 million logins each day for customers all around the world - and we're growing fast! The Platform Core Services team enables Okta CIC engineers to move faster by giving them tools to easily make their services more reliable and scalable. This is a role with a huge impact. You will get to work with engineers throughout the organization and what you build will be a foundational piece of the infrastructure that allows Okta to scale for years to come.

We are looking for a Platform Software Engineer who is passionate about distributed systems, availability, and delivering customer value. Because we build and support tools used by services throughout Okta, the ideal candidate is someone who is excited about collaborating to solve problems that affect the entire ecosystem of services.

You will:

  • Contribute to the development of new services, tools and automation that address cross-cutting concerns such as caching, message-passing, rate-limiting, and feature-flagging.
  • Work with engineers across the organization to integrate tooling into the Okta CIC service ecosystem.
  • Discover and advocate for new technologies to accelerate improvements in the reliability and scalability of the Okta CIC platform.
  • Carry cross-team initiatives from end to end: code reviews, design reviews, operational robustness, security hygiene, etc.
  • Participate in the team's on-call rotation.

 You might be a good fit if you:

  • Have 1-3 years of software development experience.
  • Are proficient in Golang, Typescript, or Node.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP fundamentals.
  • Have experience working with Redis, MongoDB, Kafka and/or PostgreSQL.
  • Deliver work incrementally to get feedback and iterate over solutions.
  • Have a passion and interest to work on systems that are highly reliable, maintainable, scalable and secure.
  • Bring the right attitude to the team: ownership, accountability, attention to detail, and customer focus.
  • Are comfortable working on a fully-distributed team.

Extra Points:

  • Familiarity with gRPC.
  • Have an understanding of Kubernetes and containerization.
  • Have experience deploying solutions to AWS and/or Azure.

Our commitment to identity inspires and sustains our Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging strategy as we aim to celebrate and protect the identities of everyone in our network. Click here to learn more about our commitment to building balanced teams.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action 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, physial 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 offers everything you need to support your work, your life, and your work-life balance. Click here to learn more:

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located. We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.


About Okta

  • Cyber Security

  • San Francisco, CA, USA

  • 5,000 - 10,000

  • 2009


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