Android Software Engineer at Okta (Remote)

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About Okta Devices

Passwordless is the future of identity and authentication, which is why we, at Okta, have made it our goal to redefine how users authenticate to services. Our mission is to provide frictionless and secure access to all the resources that our users need on a daily basis.

We are the Okta Devices organization and we are responsible for architecting and building web services as well as client software to implement our mission. One of our main products is FastPass, which is revolutionizing how users authenticate on the web. 

About Okta

Okta is an enterprise grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and delivered with an unwavering focus on customer success. With Okta you can manage access across any application, person, or device. Whether the people are employees, partners, or customers, or the applications are in the cloud, on premises, or on a mobile device, Okta helps you become more secure, make people more productive, and maintain compliance.

The Okta service provides directory services, single sign-on, strong authentication, provisioning, workflow, and built in reporting. It runs in the cloud on a secure, reliable, extensively audited platform and integrates deeply with on premises applications, directories, and identity management systems.

About you

The team is seeking a technical engineer to build Android application software & SDKs that fulfill this vision. The ideal candidate should have a passion for working on the Android platform and helping Okta build the next generation of secure and seamless access to cloud resources. The role has a lot of impact and visibility within Okta and has a lot of growth potential.

  • You will join the Android Devices SDKs team to design and implement Okta’s mobile line of products, the public SDKs, and the Android Okta Verify app.
  • You are an experienced engineer and have a passion for working on mobile platforms, with strong knowledge on the Android platform and architecture.
  • Experience with common software engineering tools such as git, github.
  • Solid grasp of software engineering principles and practices.
  • Well-organized, methodical, documentation and detail focused.
  • Enthusiasm for continuous learning, and helping customers

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a unique technology differentiator for Okta’s access management solution on Android.
  • Develop and deliver highly scalable software used daily by millions of users. 
  • Drive evaluation, development, and roll-out of new features in our mobile Android application.
  • Code & implement unit/functional tests.
  • Review software design & code.
  • Continuously improve developer velocity and efficiency by contributing to build and deploy processes, test automation, and modern mobile application development practices.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of the Android platform and architecture.
  • Experience working with IDEs like Android Studio and/or IntelliJ IDEA. 
  • Experience developing in Kotlin.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development team leveraging continuous integration and deployment practices.
  • Knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.

Nice-to-haves

  • Experience developing in Java.
  • Experience working on public-facing SDKs.
  • Security or Systems development experience on Android, such as root detection, code signing, or tamper resistance experience, PKI, SafetyNet.
  • Understanding of Identity and Access Management protocols and architecture (FIDO, U2F, WebAuth, SSO, SAML, Kerberos, OAuth, Federation, etc.).

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of Software Development & Design experience. At least 1+ years’ experience on the Android platform

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Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

By submitting an application, you agree to the retention of your personal data for consideration for a future position at Okta.  More details about Okta’s privacy practices can be found at: https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy.

More Information on Okta
Okta operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA, Bellevue, WA, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL and San Jose, CA. Okta was founded in 2009. It has 4148 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Group brainstorming sessions. To see all 307 open jobs at Okta, click here.
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