Confluent Senior Systems Engineer - Remote - US in Raleigh, North Carolina
Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.
We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.
About the Role:
We are looking for a detail-oriented, hardworking individual with exceptional technical knowledge and customer service skills to join our growing IT Team! You will be reporting to the Head of IT and will keep Confluent on the cutting edge of technology so our teams can operate efficiently. Beyond the standard IT work, we ask that you focus on automation as much as possible to make our employee experience the best we can.
If you are flexible, team-focused, excited by the IT world, skilled at handling and prioritizing tasks, and able to maintain a positive and professional attitude, even under stressful situations, this role could be a great opportunity for you!
What You Will Do:
Implement authentication flows and Integrate applications using SAML and OIDC in Okta
Configure factor enrollments, sign-on and application policies
Completing day-to-day operational tasks to support users of the Okta service
Operate as a technical authority to support teams as part of onboarding to authentication service
Contribute to the strategy and approach to accelerate and optimize on-boarding of engineering development teams and web properties
Recommend & facilitate the implementation of new features on the identity platform
Collect product feedback and review requirements from stakeholders of the service
Embrace DevOps functions for testing and environment management across teams
Creating robust, maintainable SOP and change management processes
Mentor others across the IT org, developing others in your areas of expertise
What You Will Bring:
BA/BS/MS degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology or Computer Sciences
10+ years hands on experience with engineering operations or enterprise operations
Okta Administrator Certification with additional experience in Okta Workflows, Okta Identity Engine, and Employee Lifecycle
Experience implementing System for Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM) for user lifecycle management
Experience designing and implementing Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) solutions
Experience with configuration and management of Sailpoint for User Access Review
Demonstrated ability to lead overall business initiative or several components of large, sophisticated projects with direct experience in Agile and Scrum
Engineering background or experience with systems implementation and adoption
Demonstrable experience with standard methodologies regarding application implementations, including design patterns, release management, deployment strategies, and testing
Service-oriented attitude and customer focus with keen eye towards various trends in application support and platform administration and look for process improvements and automations to offset manual work
Ability to learn and apply new technologies or concepts quickly
Proficient with AuthN/AuthZ and core identity standards like SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0 and OIDC
Good project management skills with ability to juggle multiple projects/tasks across various user groups
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
What Gives You an Edge:
Confluence and Jira Administration
Come As You Are
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