Senior Software Engineer, Users Directory



Auth0’s mission is to help developers innovate faster. Every company is becoming a software company and developers are at the center of this shift. They need better tools and building blocks so they can stay focused on innovating. One of these building blocks is identity: authentication and authorization. That’s what we do. Our platform handles 2.5B logins per month for thousands of customers around the world. From indie makers to Fortune 500 companies, we can handle any use case. We like to think that we are helping make the internet safer.

We have raised $210M to date and are growing quickly. Our team is spread across more than 35 countries and we are proud to continually be recognized as a great place to work. Culture is critical to us, and we are transparent about our vision and principles.

Join us on this journey to make developers more productive while making the internet safer!

The Directory Services team at Auth0 develops and owns the APIs and services required to access and store users data and resides at the heart of our authentication systems. As a member of the team you will work on designing and developing new features and improvements related to security, performance and functionality to protect and empower our users and take our platform to the next level.

You will have the opportunity to gain a greater understanding and context about how Auth0 works and learn more about data structures, databases and how to build reliable, highly-available distributed systems.

You will often work with other teams both within the Engineering organization and outside of it, in order to get a better understanding of customer needs and the impact of changes you perform.

You can learn more about our hiring process here.

You will:

  • Collaborate with other engineers and teams to develop new features, APIs, improvements and fixes to handle our current and future scale.
  • Collaborate with our support team as the last level of escalation for tickets.
  • Be a part of the team's on-call rotations.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and implement fixes for them.

You might be a good fit for this role if you:

  • Have experience creating public APIs.
  • Are passionate about working on systems that are highly-reliable, maintainable and scalable.
  • Have experience and passion for good engineering practices.
  • Have solid experience with cloud environments (e.g: AWS).
  • Have knowledge of data modeling and principles of database systems (relational and non-relational).
  • Have knowledge in the techniques for the secure storage of data.
  • Have experience using Node.js (JavaScript) and/or Java.
  • Are a good communicator and enjoy interacting with people.
  • Excel when working autonomously.
  • Always strive to learn and are interested in improving your security knowledge.

Preferred Skills:

  • Have 2+ years of experience in the identity and access management (IAM) domain.
  • Know about security engineering, authentication and federation protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Have experience with OAuth2 and/or SAML auth protocols.
  • Have solid NodeJS experience.
  • Have experience running MongoDB in a large-scale production environment.

Preferred Locations:

  • #AR; #US-E; #GMT


Auth0 is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Auth0 conducts all employment-related activities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship status, genetics, or status as a Vietnam-era special disabled and other covered veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.