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Engineering Manager, Okta FGA Dashboard & Tooling (Customer Identity)

Okta

Okta

Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Customer Service
United States
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

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 FGA Team

The Okta Customer Identity Cloud (CIC) provides robust access management solutions, such as Fine Grained Authorization (FGA) to power customer-facing applications and websites. FGA is a multi-Region software as a service (SaaS) offering for flexible, fine-grained authorization at any scale. It’s based on relationship-based access control (ReBAC), which is an evolution of role-based access control (RBAC) and attribute-based access control (ABAC) authorization models.

The Engineer Manager Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, this role will be responsible for managing and driving the deliver of our roadmap across our dashboard and tooling features as well as managing a team of staff throughout their career development.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead from the front and magnify the impact of a highly collaborative team of software engineers in their implementation and operation of complex, secured, distributed systems - often times hands on coding.
  • Grow engineers’ skills, experience, and confidence through regular 1:1s, coaching, actionable feedback, work and peer alignment, and career advocacy.
  • Work with product and design to build the roadmap for the Dashboard & Tooling team. This regularly involves collaborating with other teams, customers, and partners.
  • Maintain and strengthen a team culture of growth, openness, trust, rigor, humility, mutual support, and psychological safety.
  • Lead the process of recruiting great engineers to meet the growth plan for the team in collaboration with our recruiters.

You might be a good fit if you:

  • Demonstrated success as an engineering lead/manager fostering highly-functional, healthy, inclusive and collaborative teams.
  • Built technical understanding through software engineering experience, especially front-end.
  • Have experience managing a geographically distributed engineering team.
  • Are skilled at coaching teammates in all phases of their careers and experience providing focus to teams to enable them to achieve their goals.
  • Thrive with a high level of self-direction, autonomy, and responsibility.
  • Are confident and knows how to deal with ambiguity.
  • Enjoy working in an iterative development environment.
  • Can add value to a conversation even when you are not familiar with the entire context.
  • Work well with technical and non-technical people to deliver high-value results.
  • Are a great communicator and communication facilitator.

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • A passion for authorization and the entire identity space.
  • An attitude that builds up and creates multipliers across the team.
  • Experience building application with amazing scale and resiliency.
  • Excellence at creating clarity and alignment for complex technical initiatives.

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

  • Hands on experience with OpenFGA
  • Hands on experience with Auth0 or other Identity and Access Management software and concepts.
Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:
  • Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Required requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to access federal environments and/or have access to protected federal data. As a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate must be able to submit documentation establishing U.S. Person status (e.g. a U.S. Citizen, National, Lawful Permanent Resident, Refugee, or Asylee. 22 CFR 120.15) upon hire.

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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:
$166,000$250,000 USD
The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:
$186,000$280,000 USD

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

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.

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