Staff Software Engineer in Test, OIN (San Francisco, CA) (Remote Eligible)

Last updated 29 days ago
Location:San Francisco, California
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 access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. It integrates directly with an organization's existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications. Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organizations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost. Thousands of customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. To learn more about Okta, visit:

Position Description:

Okta is seeking an experienced Staff Software Test Engineer for our Sync Engineering team. This team is responsible for Imports, Linking and Matching, Scheduling, Group memberships of users in Okta. As part of product quality engineering, this person will need to ensure product releases are done with highest quality and reliability. Automation at every level is key for faster, robust and secure releases. The ideal candidate has solid experience in Java based automation development, worked on scaling environments and has shown a passion to learn.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Automate API tests, End-to-End tests, reliability/scale tests
  • Review requirements and design specs to develop relative test plans and test cases
  • Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts
  • Clearly communicate and document QE plans for scrum teams to review and comment
  • Automate all critical features to maintain zero-debt cadence
  • Release features with solid quality to customers
  • Respond to production issues/alerts and customer issues during on-call rotation
  • Test the system on a scale and make sure the product works for the requires scale

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 5+ years of quality engineering with knowledge and hands-on test automation experience
  • 3+ years experience with Selenium and/or API testing (preferably in Java) /Jmeter
  • 1+ years of experience in performance/scalability/reliability and its related automation tools
  • Experience with development of high-quality automation and software tests
  • Ability to test software with minimum supervision and guidance
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and provide input

Education and Training:

  • B.S. Computer Science or related field

Okta is an equal opportunity employer