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Okta // identity access management for apps & devices
Engineering, Full Time    Toronto, Canada    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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We are looking for an experienced, senior level Quality Engineer(QE) that is passionate about testing large-scale, mission-critical software in a fast-paced agile environment. The ideal candidate will be partnered with talented full stack engineers that share our passion & great pride in the simple elegance & usability of our solution. Okta engineering strongly believes in automated testing, UX design & an iterative process to build high-quality next generation software. 

We need performance & environment gurus to help us learn the ways of the force.  Can you build out highly scaled test environments & find the hotspots in performance?  If so, we need to talk to you!

The Quality Engineering- Infrastructure Performance in particular is an elite team that operates fast, is innovative & flexible; with weekly sprints. They work on mission critical service infrastructure core components & develop automation around service availability, scalability & high through-put. They are key members of the system performance/core teams. This is a rock star team....come be a part of it!

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understand Okta backwards & forwards from core products to service infrastructure
  • Master, improve & innovate upon our existing tools & processes for monitoring & measuring our application performance in production & pre-production environments.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks & create repeatable processes for benchmarking purposes. 
  • Be a performance test advocate & advisor to the rest of the Engineering organization .
  • Work across teams to identify & build out test environments that reflect real world deployments.
  • Develop & execute system upgrade test plan for Oktas Infrastructure components

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • 10+ years of QE experience preferably in an enterprise SaaS company
  • 7+ years of Performance Testing/Monitoring of Web Applications
  • Experience in Java based automation development.  
  • Experience with REST based APIs
  • Experience working with large data volumes 
  • Solid understanding of diagnosing system utilization in a Linux based environment.
  • Experience with some of the following technologies & services:
    • Linux (RPM or Deb-based distributions)
    • Cloud based Infrastructure as a Service (especially AWS)
    • Container based service schedulers (e.g., Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, etc.)
    • MySQL
    • Configuration management systems (Chef/Puppet)
    • Log management tools (Splunk/Sumologic/Kibana)
    • Monitoring systems (Nagios, Zabbix, Wavefront, AppDynamics, NewRelic)

Education & Training:

  • Any Bachelors Degree.
  • Specialized training or equivalent working experience in: Software Development Lifecycle, Web Applications desired.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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