Staff Identity Security Engineer

Updated on 6/11/2024



5,001-10,000 employees

Extensible identity platform with numerous integrations


Remote in Canada

Required Skills
  • Strong experience implementing and/or supporting enterprise IAM solutions
  • Strong experience in the security domain
  • Experience with the Okta platform strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of general industry IAM concepts and best-practices, particularly relating to SSO, MFA, IGA, and PAM
  • Knowledge of security and compliance frameworks such as NIST/FedRamp, SOX, SOC, ISO, SOC2, PCI, ZeroTrust, SaaS Security Framework, Data Security Foundations, etc.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, scripting, SQL, and other supporting technologies
  • Basic knowledge of SDLC and agile methodologies
  • Practical software development experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Okta, CIDPro, ISC2, or other security certifications preferred
  • Own the security posture of Okta by leveraging Identity as a foundation to Security
  • Support Okta’s own implementation of Okta for its own workforce and customer identity use cases, and constantly find opportunities for improvement so our own implementation is the reference implementation of Okta technology
  • Contribute to and lead projects to constantly improve the maturity, user experience and capabilities of our Okta implementation based on business needs and stakeholder requirements
  • Help conceptualize, design, and implement identity governance and privileged access management solutions using Okta technologies
  • Configuration and management of the Okta instance that supports our internal business needs, including policy management, app integration, and feature implementation
  • Partner with our Product and Engineering organizations to beta test Early Access features and help them improve our product by providing high-quality feedback from our perspective as a customer
  • Learn and develop new solutions to challenging workforce and customer identity business challenges, and support and cross-develop other team members with that knowledge
  • Provide Level 3 support for longstanding IT Support requests where a resolution has not been found/implemented/determined to not be in line with Okta's long term strategies
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for both the team to reference and to share with our own internal customers
  • Bring your creativity and passion to maturing the IAM team’s own processes, including configuration management, user lifecycle management, UX improvements, etc., especially opportunities for automation and self-service

Okta provides a neutral and extensible Identity platform with 7,000+ integrations, offering powerful and flexible identity solutions for various industries and use cases, prioritizing identity at the core of technology stacks.

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San Francisco, California



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