IAM Engineer with Okta Expertise

IT & Technology

No sponsorships for non-EU candidates

We are currently seeking a talented and experienced IAM Engineer with a strong focus on Okta's Identity and Access Management solutions to join our team as a contractor. As an IAM Engineer, you will be a vital contributor to our organization's identity and access management initiatives, leveraging your expertise in Okta to enhance our security and streamline access controls.

In this role you are working at a large digital company that holds a network of online marketplaces.

  • Start: Asap
  • Duration: 6 - 9 months (with an option to extend)
  • Location: Zürich + Remote (only based in Switzerland)


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (preferred), or equivalent
  • Proven work experience (5+ years) in identity and access management (IAM) or related areas with a specific emphasis on Okta's platform


  • Possession of Okta certifications, such as Okta Certified Administrator or Okta Certified Professional, is highly desirable and showcases your proficiency in Okta's platform

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with team members, stakeholders, and clients regarding Okta-related projects
  • Collaborative mindset to work effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners on IAM initiatives
  • Advancing projects in the absence of direct authority

 Okta Expertise:

  • Extensive hands-on experience with Okta's Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, including Okta Single Sign-On (SSO), Okta Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Okta Universal Directory, Okta Identity vernance, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to configure, customize, and manage Okta integrations with various applications and services.
  • Experience in creating and managing Okta workflows and integration of third-party API

Security Kledge:

  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices in digital identity.
  • Familiarity with authentication protocols and technologies such as SAML, OAuth, LDAP, etc.
  • Kledge of cloud identity management and federation, with a particular focus on Okta's capabilities.
  • Experience in developing IAM processes and capabilities from design to implementation covering both the technology and business aspect.

Programming and Scripting:

  • Proficiency in working with REST APIs and using them programmatically to integrate and automate Okta processes.

Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting:

  • Strong analytical skills to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues related to Okta-based identity management and access control.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug Okta configurations and integrations effectively.