Site Reliability Engineering Manager, Microservices and Container Team

Bellevue, WA Tech Ops-610

Okta is seeking a Site Reliability Manager (SRE) to lead our Microservices and Container team.

This is an exciting time at Okta. As our company grows we are investing heavily in new self-healing services, containerization and next generation automation.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a track record of leading or managing high performing teams whilst still being hands-on.
  • Has experience in production quality containers on cloud-based infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services
  • Has operated complex custom applications on UNIX/Linux and/or Enterprise Java platforms
  • Is passionate about automation and leveraging agile software development methodologies to deliver automation

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor and manage a team of experienced engineers using agile development
  • Partner with recruiting to hire staff in our HQ and remote sites
  • Manage and own delivery of new infrastructure components:
    • Collaborate with TPM, architects and executive management
    • Design and code reviews
    • Partner with Okta security teams.
  • Continuously refine monitoring processes, thresholds, and configuration
  • Respond to issues and escalations and participate in a management on-call rotation
  • Work closely with product developers to ensure new features have the proper operational support and maintainability 

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate a track record of leading or managing a team
  • Experience with microservices and container services such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience with managing Linux Systems in production.
  • Proficient in at least one scripting language (bash, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting a complex, multi-tier service running in the cloud
  • Prior experience in software development, DevOps role, or SRE role



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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