Software Architect, Workflows (Bellevue, WA) (Remote Eligible)

Last updated 15 minutes ago
Location:Remote -
Job Type:Full Time

Company Description:

Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to quickly integrate different services, while still enforcing strong security policies. It integrates directly with an organization’s existing services such as directories and identity systems, as well as many other applications.

Because Okta runs on an integration workflow platform, organizations can implement the complex IT workflows quickly at large scale and low total cost. Hundreds of customers, including NTT, and MGM, trust Okta Workflows to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue and stay secure.

Position Description:

Okta seeks an Architect to help us take our Workflow offerings and integrations to the next level. You will have a unique opportunity to help define and build the next generation of capabilities to expand our breadth and depth in enabling our customers and partners to integrate services.

You'll partner with the Product Team and Business Development to build a compelling product vision and introduce critical innovations and new capabilities to drive adoption and ubiquity of our platform and enrich our ecosystem. If you are someone, with a passion and a track record in leading engineering teams in building engaging products, who is technical and business savvy with the willingness to work collaboratively with stakeholders in adjacent products and organizations, this is the place for you!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with Product Management and Engineering Architects to drive product and technology roadmaps. Have the ability to help teams reconcile seemingly contradictory requirements and priorities to arrive at a technical strategy that will move the needle for the Business

  • Designed revolutionary and innovative system architecture for enterprise solutions. Ensured products meet product requirements and surpass customer expectations in all aspects of usability, workflow, integrity, scalability, extensibility, interoperability, and compatibility of legacy products.

  • Lead complex technical designs, prototypes/proof of concepts, help development teams choose tools, frameworks, and platforms. Participate in work breakdown, effort estimate, and feature prioritization for project commitments

  • Lead technical reviews of frameworks and guide subsystems/components designs to align well with overall system architectures and meet product requirements.

  • Champion engineering and operational excellence by establishing measurable system metrics to assess and continuously improve product performance, reliability, and scalability.

  • Establish best practices, coding standards, and design patterns. Enforced development patterns and best practices through mentorship, code, and design reviews

  • Establish strong cross-functional and cross-organizational relationships and collaboration with engineering leadership, cross functional teams, and field teams

  • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the Engineering teams as well as cross functional teams

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 15+ years of experience in building, working with web-scale distributed systems.

  • Capacity to be hands-on and highly technical

  • Strong competency designing for and participating in live site service management

  • Strong competency of architectural styles and design patterns at scale

  • Strong knowledge of DevOps and cloud infrastructure services (AWS preferred)

  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including requirements analysis, architectural design tradeoffs, and risk assessment

  • Ability to identify opportunities and challenges with constant evaluation to foster innovation to mitigate impediments and drive success

  • Proven ability to lead high-performing Engineering teams to deliver best-of-class technical product solutions from launch to scale.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and align key stakeholders across organizations

  • Skills in working with multiple, geographically diverse teams

  • Extensive experience with systems languages such JAVA, C++, or Rust.

  • Experience with operating systems concepts and architectures.

Additional Desirable Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Expertise in Redis.

  • Experience with RabbitMQ/AMQP.

  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Cassandra or NoSQL datastores.

  • Experience with JavaScript.

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker.

  • Experience with implementing a compiler

Education and Training:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

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



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