Okta

Senior Data Engineer

Job description

Get to know Okta

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

What you’ll be responsible for:

As the Senior Data Engineer for the Digital Analytics Center of Excellence (CoE), you own the data pipelines/transforms and data warehouse that is used to inform digital marketing strategy, evaluate campaign performance, optimize digital acquisition efforts on Okta’s corporate website(s).

What you’ll do:

  • Create and maintain SQL models to transform raw data into report-ready data marts.
  • Partner with the digital analytics team members and internal stakeholders on the design, deployment and continuous improvement of the scalable data platform that ingests, stores, and aggregates various datasets, including data pipelines, platforms, and warehouses, and surfacing canonical digital analytics data to both internal and customer-facing applications.
  • Partner extremely closely with digital analytics team members and internal stakeholders to understand the evolving needs of the business; provide consultation on how to answer complex business questions with data
  • Serve as the domain expert on data modeling, data pipelines, data quality and data warehousing
  • Designing, building and maintaining data ETL/ELT pipelines to source and aggregate the required data for various data analyses and reporting needs, as well as to continually improve the operations, monitoring and performance of the digital analytics data warehouse
  • Developing integrations with external systems to source, qualify and ingest various datasets
  • Enabling data analytics and visualization tools to extract valuable insights from the data to enable data-driven decisions
  • Representing the digital analytics CoE to help steer the Okta enterprise data strategy with business leaders, enterprise architects and other Okta analytics groups
  • Owning the digital analytics data infrastructure track that consists of BigQuery, DBT, GitHub, and Tableau

Must have:

  • 4+ years of professional data engineering experience.
  • Self-starter who takes ownership, gets results, and enjoys moving at a fast pace
  • Ability to tackle complex and ambiguous problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to collaborate across remote teams, share ideas and present concepts effectively
  • Proficiency in communicating complex technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Advanced experience in SQL in big data warehouse systems such as Snowflake, BigQuery, Databricks, etc
  • Proficiency with the data transformation workflow tool, DBT
  • Experience with Fivetran or other ELT tools (e.g., Stitch, Supermetrics).
  • Experience with Cloud Services (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc)
  • Experience working with raw web analytics data (GA4 and/or Adobe Analytics)
  • Experience in data provenance and governance
  • Experience with version control (Github/Gitlab/BitBucket) and CI/CD software practices
  • Data Visualization/Dashboard development (ideally Tableau and/or Looker Studio)
  • Experience working with CRM data (preferably Salesforce)
  • Experience with B2B business; understand the B2B sales cycle and the nuances of associated data and reporting
  • General understanding of marketing technology (marketing automation tools, paid media platforms, data enrichment platforms etc.)

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

  • Amazing Benefits
  • Making Social Impact
  • Fostering Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Okta

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity 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, physical 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.

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy/.

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