OKTA Developer/Engineer

| Princeton, NJ, USA
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Cloud Security Services is currently looking for an Okta developer for our client. Our client requires an experienced Okta development resources to help with application migrations from Broadcom Siteminder to Okta platform. The right candidate must have a strong background in developing, testing, integrating, and maintaining complex application migration software using Okta API's. This is a 6+ month remote project.





  • Enable customer to migrate applications from CA/Broadcom Siteminder platform to OKTA.
  • Take the user stories and requirements in the agile board (rally) develop the capability into the okta platform.
  • Development must be in two weeks sprint.
  • Migrate external identity and access management capabilities (for approximately 10 million identities) to Okta and desires support around Okta and related platforms.
  • Design, develop, test and integrate Okta development to support the initiative including such capabilities as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), integration with LDAP services and credential recovery.



Required Skills:


  • More than four years of experience in a software development role
  • More than six months of hands-on experience implementing custom identity solutions with Okta
  • Experience using Okta API Access Management to secure APIs
  • Experience creating custom authorization servers, defining scopes and claims, and creating policies and rules to secure APIs
  • Experience using Okta REST APIs and knowing how to pass the correct API parameters in requests.
  • Experience building client apps that authenticated users against Okta
  • Experience configuring OIDC and OAuth apps in Okta
  • Experience assigning and unassigning apps to users using Okta Users and Groups APIs
  • Knowledge of how to validate an authenticated user’s session
  • Understanding of the design principles of Okta APIs, including how to use pagination and how to filter query parameters on attributes
  • Knowledge of how to identify and work with Okta API rate limits
  • Knowledge of where to find the most current documentation and resources on Okta APIs
  • Experience using Okta APIs to query logs and events
  • Experience creating, updating, and deleting users, groups, and apps using Okta APIs
  • Knowledge of when to use Okta REST APIs, Sign-in Widgets, and SDKs
  • Understanding of the various Okta supported OIDC and OAuth flows, and knowledge of when to use them
  • Understanding the differences between an Org authorization server and a custom authorization server in the context of OIDC and OAuth
  • Understanding of how an Okta policy and the rules associated with that policy affect API calls and responses

  • Knowledge of how to enforce Okta multifactor authentication for users in client apps
  • Knowledge of how to interpret the common Okta API error codes
  • Understanding of the different ways to create Okta sessions for Single Sign-On, including redirectUrl, OIDC authorize, and Legacy Sessions API
  • Experience implementing the Okta Sign-in Widget with customizations
  • Knowledge of how to do implicit and hybrid flows from the Okta Sign-in Widget
  • Knowledge of how to create sessions in Okta using Okta APIs and SDKs
  • Knowledge of how to configure trusted origins (CORS, Redirect), and understanding of the effects of the configuration of trusted origin when redirecting users



Preferred Skills:



  • A deep overall understanding of business & technology transformation around digital identity both within and across enterprises, identity providers, and other entities.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with strong spoken and written English.
  • Collaborative team worker – both in person and virtually using MS Teams or similar.
  • Implementation experience



Preferred Education:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity certifications such as CISSP, CISM, vendor certifications, etc.
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Cloud Security Services operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Princeton, NJ. Cloud Security Services was founded in 2018. It has 4 total employees. To see all 10 open jobs at Cloud Security Services, click here.
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