Software Engineer - Okta, Powershell, Active Directory/ADFS (Senior, Remote)

TopDevz · Sep 13th 2019

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Required Skills: Identity Provider Engineering Skills:

  • PowerShell Scripting & Okta Expression languages for attribute manipulation and reporting within Okta IdP

  • Create or modify SSO connections to SaaS Providers using Okta

  • Create or modify B2B SSO connections from external clients to internal service offerings using Okta

  • Social Authentication through Google, Self-registration, etc. within Okta

  • Troubleshoot any faulty IdP or SP SSO connectionsat the application, user, or client level

  • Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML 2.0), WSFED, OpenID Connect/OAuth as it relates to enabling applications for authentication services and SSO

  • Support End Users with authentication or SSO issues through ticket queue management as a Level 3 engineer

  • Support developers attempting to instrument their applications with authentication services and SSO through Okta

Architecture Skills:

  • Interest in maintaining current with Okta product features and enhancements and turning those into deliverable solutions and roadmap items

  • Ability to maintain and develop Identity product roadmaps by gathering requirements and maintaining close relationships with consumers and Global Enterprise Architecture divisions

Product Experience & Technical Skills:

  • Okta Identity Management – Life-Cycle Management, Adaptive MFA, API Access Management, etc.

  • PowerShell scripting – Custom application expression statements for attribute or account level manipulation

  • Active Directory (Azure) & LDAP

  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)

  • Experience with Ping Federate welcome; however, not required

  • Experience with development; specifically, object-oriented languages is desirable


  • Required to have significant exposure to Okta IdP tool across the following patterns: SAML, OpenID

  • Connect, WSFED, Delegated Authentication via Active Directory, Multi-Factor Authentication, Consumer-

  • Oriented Authentication (Social Auth), Radius (Citrix)

  • Extremely comfortable constructing & documenting a product roadmap within Identity & Access Management

  • Comfortable documenting solution alternative patterns and offering recommendations both within and outside of the Global Identity Team

  • Exposure to Windows Azure and Office 365; specifically, Azure Active Directory

  • Excellent knowledge of B2B Identity Federation setup/enhancements, outbound SSO, and B2B connectionsthrough IdPs

  • The ability to interface with client-side IdP Architects, Administrators, Developers and Engineers

  • The ability to recognize the technical dependencies and impacts across the Program/Projects that involve and require identity and access solutions

  • Experience managing level 2+, 3 problem/support tickets, and dealing with user-level support issues for a Global Organization that operates 24x7. Individual must be willing to work within a monthly on-call rotation schedule

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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