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Senior Staff Software Engineer (Auto Access)

Austin, Texas
8 Sep 2022
About ForgeRock:

In today's highly connected digital world, understanding, managing and securing the identity of individuals and things is essential to safety and success of both businesses and their customers. Billions of people connect from anywhere, use a wide variety of devices and expect a seamless yet secure experience.

The ForgeRock mission is to provide the most simple and comprehensive Identity and Access Management Platform to help our customers deepen their relationships with their consumers and improve the productivity and connectivity of their employees and partners. Our identity solution enables great digital experiences and is embedded with a rich set of security, privacy and consent features. We deliver our platform through both cloud services and on-premises software.

Our customers are some of the biggest companies, organizations, and even countries in the world. On any given day, it's likely that the ForgeRock Identity Platform helped keep your data safe, gave you access to stuff, and supported trusted relationships between you, companies and the devices you were using.

ForgeRock is headquartered in San Francisco, but we are a global company with offices in the following cities: Vancouver, WA; Austin, TX; Bristol, UK; Grenoble FR; Oslo NO; and Singapore. Please read more about us at or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at .

The Role:

The ForgeRock Autonomous Engineering team is building the next generation of identity and access management powered by AI/ML approaches. The team is rapidly evolving the Autonomous Identity solution to address key use cases in cybersecurity, consumer privacy and regulatory compliance. This role will contribute to development of various features for core services in Autonomous products stack.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Design clean abstractions and API specifications to implement new features
  • Design and develop cloud native services including deployment concerns like load balancing, session management, monitoring and metrics, logging and tracing
  • Translate software requirements into a data model and write capabilities to mutate and query
  • Write efficient unit and integration tests to automate quality and the release pipeline
  • Build modular code emphasizing readability, security, and clean dependency management
  • Contribute to the design and development of large-scale, robust, and cutting-edge polyglot microservices
  • Leverage continuous delivery tools to securely deploy microservices to various environments and ensure SLAs for uptime, latency and throughput across multiple data centers
  • Participate in on-call rotation for the Autonomous set of services.

If you find yourself checking off most of the below, this could be the position for you!

  • 5+ years experience with Java SE/Java EE with solid knowledge of concurrency, collections, streams, networking, JVM tuning and profiling
  • Expertise in build and dependency management; specifically Gradle
  • Knowledge in algorithms and datastructures
  • Database modeling especially key-value NoSQL approaches to entity design
  • Experience securing microservices communications and deployments in public clouds
  • Experience with Test Driven Development covering Unit, Integration and API tests
  • Experience developing REST APIs using web application frameworks such as JAX-RS
  • Experience implementing authentication / authorization using strategies such as Local/ JWT / OIDC / OAUTH and other Social id providers is a plus
  • Strong grasp of web security including authentication headers, JWT, scopes and cookies
  • Polyglot server skills include NodeJS a big plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

Life at ForgeRock:

We believe in and facilitate a flexible, collaborative work environment. We're growing quickly, but remain true to the innovative, can-do startup values that got us here. Most importantly, we keep hiring talented, smart, fun, and genuinely nice people because that's who we want to succeed with every day.

Here are just a few of the things that make ForgeRock special:

  • A company culture that empowers you to do your best work.
  • Employee Resource Groups that create a sense of belonging for everyone.
  • Regular company and team bonding events.
  • Competitive benefits and perks.
  • Recognition programs that reward employees with meaningful experiences.
  • Global volunteering and community initiatives

ForgeRock is the collective sum of all our individual experiences, backgrounds and influences and we pride ourselves in growing and learning together. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone's individuality is respected and everyone has an Identity. In recruiting for new colleagues, we welcome the unique contributions you can bring and encourage you to be your best self.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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  • Job Reference: 706979376-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ForgeRock
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Salary: On Application