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Senior Backend Engineer (Customer Identity)



5d ago

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Software Engineering
  • Ottawa

AI generated summary

  • You need 5+ years in software dev, 1+ in IAM, NodeJS expertise, communication skills, API experience, and attention to detail for this senior backend role. Bonus: Android/iOS, GoLang, Terraform, and cloud deployment experience. Enjoy remote collaboration!
  • You will design, develop, and troubleshoot features and APIs for customizable login experiences, collaborate with cross-functional teams, mentor engineers, and ensure top-notch customer experience at all times.


  • Experience coding in backend with node.js
  • Have excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Have 5+ years of software development experience.
  • Have 1+ years of experience in the identity and access management (IAM) domain.
  • Have experience creating public or internal APIs using NodeJS
  • Pay attention to details and keep user experience a top priority.
  • Enjoy being part of a highly collaborative, remote friendly environment.
  • Bonus points if you:
  • Have experience developing containerized applications and deploying it to Kubernetes on cloud infrastructure vendors like AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Mobile Development (iOS or Android).
  • Have experience with GoLang, Terraform.
  • Have experience with FrontEnd ReactJS/VueJS/React Native.
  • Have a deep understanding of NodeJS event loop.


  • Be a part of a fast paced, agile team comprising engineers, a product manager, and designer.
  • Design and develop features, APIs and fixes to handle our current and future scale.
  • Design and develop features involving highly customizable login experiences for both web and native ecosystems.
  • Help our customers have an awesome experience with our products.
  • Collaborate with the support team as the last level of escalation for tickets.
  • Participate in our on-call rotations for troubleshooting production issues.
  • Lead team discussions, mentor other engineers to become senior and improve the team’s productivity.


What technologies does the Senior Backend Engineer in the Customer Identity domain work with?

The Senior Backend Engineer works with NodeJS, React, Postgres/MongoDB databases, and services that run on both AWS and Azure.

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Mission & Purpose

Okta is the leading independent identity provider. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With more than 7,000 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta provides simple and secure access to people and organizations everywhere, giving them the confidence to reach their full potential. More than 10,000 organizations, including JetBlue, Nordstrom, Siemens, Slack, T-Mobile, Takeda, Teach for America, and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.


  • Healthcare

  • Sick pay insurance

  • Pension scheme

  • Dental