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Okta Architect/Lead



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
Okta Architect/Lead

This role has been designed as ‘Hybrid’ with an expectation that you will work on average 2-3 days per week from an HPE office.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented and experienced Okta IAM (Identity and Access Management) Architect/Lead with expertise in Okta, AWS technologies, full stack development, microservices, and containerization platforms. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting, designing, implementing, and managing IAM solutions, particularly focusing on Okta integration within the AWS ecosystem. Experience implementing Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM) and well as Workforce Access Management solutions.

This position will support government accounts. Therefore, due to federal export-control regulations, the selected candidate must hold U.S. citizenship, U.S. lawful permanent resident/Green Card status or otherwise have a category of refugee/asylee status enabling them to perform the role without requiring a license under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

How You’ll Make Your Mark

  • Demonstrates broad technical leadership on Identity and Access Management (IAM), impacting significant technical direction on Access Management; exerts influence outside of immediate team and drives change.
  • Performs assessment of cross-functional and complex business requirements. Designs and develops superior, scalable IAM solutions to complex problems, while driving innovation.
  • Sets team strategy and direction; represents team to senior management and client/customers. Mentors others in the technology community; may publish or otherwise engage professionally outside of the company.
  • Architect, design and implement Okta-based IAM solutions across CIAM and workforce, ensuring secure and efficient access for on-premise and cloud-based applications and resources.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of IAM concepts and architecture around SSO, federation, identity governance, privileged access management.
  • Stay updated with industry best practices, emerging technologies, and security trends related to IAM.

Must Have Experience:

  • Typically, a technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 12 years of related experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience.
  • Experience as an IAM architect/lead, with a focus on Okta and AWS technologies.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. Okta Certifications, AWS certifications) are highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of IAM concepts, including identity federation, SSO, SAML, OAuth, OIDC, MFA, role-based access control (RBAC), and least privilege principles.
  • Able to create, define, present a consist feature roadmap and deliverables to all the stakeholders.
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS services such as IAM, CloudFront, WAF, Lambda, and AWS Security Hub
  • Development using NodeJS, ReactJS, JavaScript, HTML, DevOps, REST APIs, SQL
  • Development/deployment for Kubernetes, Serverless, SaaS or similar platform in automated and control model.
  • AWS platform end to end configuration required for application deployment
  • Terraform, Terragrunt, CI/CD Pipeline, CircleCI/GitHub Actions, HashiCorp Vault, Automation
  • Leverage AWS Lambda to develop and deploy microservices, providing scalable and serverless functionality for IAM-related tasks.
  • Design and develop secure and scalable microservices, utilizing containerization platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Development of/or integrating with SaaS APIs using modern and secure patterns
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Okta administration and integration within AWS environments.
  • IAM implementation and integration using security best practices.
  • Risk analysis and compliance experience with FedRAMP, SOX, SOC2
  • Highly collaborative from a leadership perspective
  • Leading on and offshore development teams

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    Additional Skills:

    Accountability, Accountability, Action Planning, Active Learning, Active Listening, Agile Methodology, Bias, Business, Coaching, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Cybersecurity, Data Analysis Management, Data Collection Management, Data Controls, Design Thinking, Development Methodologies, Empathy, Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Implementation Methodologies, Infrastructure Design, Intellectual Curiosity, Long Term Planning, Managing Ambiguity {+ 4 more}

    What We Can Offer You:

    Health & Wellbeing

    We strive to provide our team members and their loved ones with a comprehensive suite of benefits that supports their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

    Personal & Professional Development

    We also invest in your career because the better you are, the better we all are. We have specific programs catered to helping you reach any career goals you have — whether you want to become a knowledge expert in your field or apply your skills to another division.

    Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

    We are unconditionally inclusive in the way we work and celebrate individual uniqueness. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good.

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    USD Annual Salary: $113,000.00 - $259,500.00

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