Senior Product Security Engineer (Customer Identity)


Location: United States

Job Type: Full time


Okta’s Customer Identity Cloud (CIC), powered by Auth0 technology, is an easy to implement authentication and authorization platform designed by developers for developers. We make access to applications safe, secure, and seamless for the more than 100 million daily logins around the world. Our modern approach to identity enables this Tier 0 global service to deliver convenience, privacy, and security so customers can focus on innovation.

Our commitment to identity inspires and sustains our Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging strategy as we aim to celebrate and protect the identities of everyone in our network. Click here to learn more about our commitment to building balanced teams.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Product Security Engineer with a passion for building and breaking things to solve security problems in partnership with our Engineering teams. You will have a chance to apply your skills and passion to improve the security of our product on a daily basis. Facilitate and support Architecture, Engineering and Product teams to embed security into every stage of the product life cycle.


  • Security Partnership for new product development, contributing security-focused feedback during all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Build threat models and conduct risk assessments.
  • Performing technical security assessments on our web applications, internal services, and partner applications.
  • Perform design and code reviews, both manual and with analysis tools.
  • Seek opportunities to optimize tools / technology & processes when appropriate
  • Scale the security engineering initiatives through direct mentorship of security champions.
  • Represent Auth0 security team by engaging periodically in internal and external speaking engagements
  • Identify emerging classes of vulnerabilities and drive closure on remediations and prevention.
  • Efficiently perform offensive security testing and work with vendors on 3rd party penetration test exercises
  • Embed security assurance scans as an integral part of CI/CD pipeline and influence shift left approach to security

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Strong understanding of Web application security, including exploitation, identification, and remediation of code and design flaws.
  • Expertise in secure development practices, testing, and techniques.
  • Experience with security tools (SAST, SCA, DAST, fuzzers, etc.).
  • Ability to explain complex security issues and their impact to diverse audiences.
  • Experience building high trust security software.
  • Experience with risk management methodologies, design control, threat modeling, vulnerability ranking and product enhancements
  • Design, test and implement scalable security solutions
  • Automate security controls to reduce our attack surface, proactively seek out vulnerabilities, and decrease response and recovery times
  • Discuss and present technical matters with business people and business matters with cross functional teams.

Also Nice to have:

  • Experience with JavaScript (Node.js) development.
  • Experience with implementing identity and access management and/or process isolation and sandboxing.



Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit:

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:$135,000$196,000 USD The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between: $149,000$216,000 USD

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physial or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran.We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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