Cloud Applications Engineer (Okta Engineer)

  • Seattle, Washington, us
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

As a Cloud Application Engineer focusing on identity and user life cycle automation (ULM), you will be the primary engineer for Block’s Okta instance and its integration with other platforms. You will work with customers to identify their SaaS ULM needs and ensure their integration on our cloud platforms are smooth and productive. Engaging vendors, you will help keep Block aligned with best-practices and the latest features.


You Will:

  • Own and grow Block’s Okta instance and its integration with other cloud-based platforms ensuring Block Corporate Engineering provides best-in-class services to its customers.

  • Automate end user lifecycle management pain points with a CI/CD approach.

  • Participate in the M&A process, integrating acquired companies into Block’s ecosystem of SaaS platforms.

  • Build deeper integration between services and create scalable automation by leveraging APIs or writing new code.

  • Collaborate with Information Security teams to assure ULM systems and integrations follow best security practices while providing necessary monitoring and alerting.

  • Work with teams across Block to identify productivity needs and help pair them with solutions.

  • Operate and build partnerships with teams throughout Block to build remarkable solutions

  • Mentor members of the CAE team on best practices for automation and SaaS integrations. 

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with Okta, G-Suite, Slack Grid, BOX, Azure, Atlassian Cloud.

  • Experience providing amazing services and operating enterprise environments at scale.

  • Passion and understanding of relationship building between technology and your customer in a scaled environment.

  • Proficiency in Python, NodeJS, Javascript, and experience working with REST APIs.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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