Software Engineer

Engineering United States


Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow.


Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!


If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


We are looking for a Software Engineer I to join our Identity Experience (IDX) team to help us build a centralized identity platform that will be utilized by different public facing product lines. Success in this role comes from marrying a strong engineering background with product and business acumen to deliver a simple but cohesive, secure, standards-compliant, and delightful login experience for both end users and developers. You should be passionate for continuous learning, experimenting, applying, and contributing towards innovative technologies and software paradigms.


Experience required:

  • 1+ years of development experience in Cloud / Identity and Access Management (IAM) domains 
  • Collaborating with the team to craft end-user authentication flows from design to implementation.
  • Working knowledge in standard authentication and authorization protocols such as SAML, OAuth, OIDC.
  • Partnering closely with internal stakeholders to gain a strong understanding of business and product data needs
  • Expertise with API design and development of RESTful web services or GraphQL
  • Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines)
  • You find satisfaction in being a force multiplier for your colleagues
  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related experience required


What sets you apart:

  • Experience with Directory services (e.g., LDAP and Active Directory)
  • Experience working with go-to-market teams
  • Experience in Kubernetes, Docker etc. and/ or serverless cloud stacks
  • Understanding the value of pair programming/TDD/Clean Code
  • Exposure/Experience leveraging functional languages / paradigms  


Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.