Senior Windows Client Platform Engineer

| United States | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 132,000-222,000 Annually
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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 Windows 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 or other Windows MDM, and heavy PowerShell scripting. You should feel confident in deploying policies, working with GPOs and Registry keys, configurations, applications, working with Microsoft Graph, and updates across the entire Windows fleet. 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Manage Okta's global fleet of Windows PCs using Microsoft Intune, MS Graph, and AWS Workspaces for VDI.
  • Ensure Windows 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 Windows endpoints, addressing vulnerabilities as they arise.
  • Collaborate with BT teams to automate provisioning, deprovisioning, integrations, and support processes for Windows endpoints.
  • Design, build, document, and support ongoing automation in endpoint deployment and management, iterating on deployment solutions across Windows.
  • 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 Windows MDM expertise (e.g., SCCM, Intune, AirWatch, Workspace One).  VDI experience with industry-standard solutions (AWS Workspaces, Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365) .

  • Expert level proficiency in PowerShell 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 territory

Knowledge 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, including SSO solutions, Active Directory, Slack, antivirus, WUfB, etc.

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

  • Proficient in bash, Python, Go, or other scripting languages 
  • Experience integrating Windows or Windows management systems with the Okta platform 
  • Experience managing other endpoints; macOS, iOS, Android, Linux 
  • 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.

Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit: https://rewards.okta.com/us.   

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:

$132,000$198,000 USD

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:

$148,000$222,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

  • Amazing Benefits
  • Making Social Impact
  • Fostering Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Okta 

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.

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy 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 and Chicago, IL. Okta was founded in 2009. It has 6000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Open office floor plan, Flexible work schedule, Remote work program and Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff. To see all 222 open jobs at Okta, click here.
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