• Full Time
  • Ireland
  • This position has been filled.

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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.


We are looking for a Senior Identity Security Engineer to join the IAM Team within the Security organization at Okta. The IAM team owns, configures, and manages our internal workforce and customer instances of the Okta platform, and works to make them the reference implementations of the Okta identity platform. This position works directly with the Senior Manager, IAM Security in Dublin to be on the forefront of testing and implementing Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solutions which not only secure our environment but also showcases the power of our platform. The Senior Identity Security Engineer brings their expertise in developing and implementing identity solutions that solve complex business challenges. If you have a passion for using identity to empower and enable business while working with new technology in a high-energy environment, then this is the opportunity for you.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Own the security posture of Okta by leveraging Identity as a foundation to Security
Support Okta’s own implementation of Okta for its own workforce and customer identity use cases, and constantly find opportunities for improvement so our own implementation is the reference implementation of Okta technology
Contribute to and lead projects to constantly improve the maturity, user experience and capabilities of our Okta implementation based on business needs and stakeholder requirements
Help conceptualize, design, and implement identity governance and privileged access management solutions using Okta technologies
Configuration and management of the Okta instance that supports our internal business needs, including policy management, app integration, and feature implementation
Partner with our Product and Engineering organizations to beta test Early Access features and help them improve our product by providing high-quality feedback from our perspective as a customer
Learn and develop new solutions to challenging workforce and customer identity business challenges, and support and cross-develop other team members with that knowledge
Provide Level 3 support for longstanding IT Support requests where a resolution has not been found/implemented/determined to not be in line with Okta’s long term strategies
Create and maintain technical documentation for both the team to reference and to share with our own internal customers
Bring your creativity and passion to maturing the IAM team’s own processes, including configuration management, user lifecycle management, UX improvements, etc., especially opportunities for automation and self-service
Desired qualifications:

Strong experience implementing and/or supporting enterprise IAM solutions
Strong experience in the security domain
Experience with the Okta platform strongly preferred
Knowledge of general industry IAM concepts and best-practices, particularly relating to SSO, MFA, IGA, and PAM
Knowledge of security and compliance frameworks such as NIST/FedRamp, SOX, SOC, ISO, SOC2, PCI, ZeroTrust, SaaS Security Framework, Data Security Foundations, etc.
Experience with RESTful APIs, scripting, SQL, and other supporting technologies
Basic knowledge of SDLC and agile methodologies
Practical software development experience a plus

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Okta, CIDPro, ISC2, or other security certifications preferred


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.

Diversity & Inclusivity:

State of Inclusion at Okta
Every year, Okta releases the State of Inclusion report, our annual report that brings accountability and transparency into our Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) work. The data provides visibility into our ongoing efforts and holds us accountable to continue creating change.