DevOps Terraform Automation Engineer (Staff/ Principal)

remote, USA Tech Ops-610
At Okta our motto is "Always On", and nowhere do we embrace that more than in Technical Operations. We strive to build the most reliable and performant systems on the planet through the skillful use of automation. If you like to be challenged and have a passion for solving problems at scale with automation, testing and tuning then we would love to hear from you. The ideal candidate is someone who exemplifies the ethics of, “If you have to do something more than once, automate it,” and who can rapidly self-educate on new concepts and tools.
For this role we are looking for experienced individuals who have a passion for infrastructure as code at large scale and a subject matter expert in large scale Terraform deployments.

You will work on:

  • Identifying and automating manual processes
  • Designing, building and deploying Okta's production infrastructure with a focus on orchestration and cloud provisioning at scale
  • Promoting and applying best practices for building scalable and reliable services across engineering
  • Developing and maintaining technical documentation, runbooks, and procedures
  • Supporting a 24x7 online environment as part of an on-call rotation 

You are an ideal candidate if you:

  • 3+ years experience in architecting and writing Terraform plans and modules
  • Have strong Linux and networking fundamentals
  • Prefer scripting for operational tooling in Bash, Ruby, Python, Go or similar
  • Understand Docker/Kubernetes and container infrastructure
  • Have experience automating and deploying large scale production services in AWS (EC2, ECS, IAM, KMS, Kinesis, RDS)
Education and Training:
  • B.S. Computer Science (plus) or relevant experience
Okta is an equal opportunity employer

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta




Okta, Inc. is a publicly traded identity and access management company based in San Francisco. It provides cloud software that helps companies manage and secure user authentication into modern applica...

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