Okta is looking for a leader to helps us build the next generation of the integration platform that will provide composable and configurable units of integration. The integrations units will enable our Professional Services, Partners, ISVs and Customers to build applications with the flexibility to enhance customers’ business processes with Okta’s identity cloud management product. We are looking for smart, innovative and passionate hands-on manager to join the team who is ready to roll up the sleeves and dig in to the details if need be and help craft the future of Identity Management in the era of cloud.
You will share our passion and great pride in managing an engineering team that strongly believes in designing for scale and performance, rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and an iterative process to build high-quality next generation enterprise software. You’ll partner with product team and business development to build a compelling product and introduce critical new capabilities to drive adoption and ubiquity of our platform and enrich our ecosystem. If you are someone, with a passion and a track record in leading engineering team in building engaging products, who is technical and business savvy with the willingness to work collaboratively with stakeholders in adjacent products and organizations, this is the place for you!
Our teams are fast, innovative and flexible; with a weekly, agile release cycle and individual ownership. We expect great things from our managers and reward them with stimulating new projects, emerging technologies and the chance to have significant equity in a company that is changing the cloud computing landscape forever.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establishing clear priorities, expectations, and accountability for individuals and team
- Collaborate with product management to help define and refine product roadmap
- Driving the execution and delivery of product features with high quality product by working with cross-functional teams, system architects, qa and doc
- Providing regular feedback, technical guidance, and mentoring to team members
- Fostering collaborative, engaging and inclusive team environments
- Maintaining and improving our culture by sourcing and hiring only the most qualified individuals with an eye towards diversity & inclusion
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- 8+ years of experience in developing enterprise cloud software development
- 5+ years of hands-on technical management experience
- Experience working with product & program managers to align on objectives, priorities, trade-offs and risk.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills for technical discussions.
- Ability to work effectively with distributed teams and people of various backgrounds
- Lead, recruit, mentor and retain engineers
- Expertise in managing projects written using Java/C#, REST API, JSON.
- Experience or knowledge of cloud computing services such as AWS/Azure/GCP
- Experience managing framework/platform team
- Shipped a large-scale project with cross team dependencies
- Enjoy communicating to all levels of our customer support and professional services.
- Knowledge of network security, encryption, identity and provisioning a plus
Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:
- Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
- Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
- Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
- Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
- Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
Education and Training:
- Bachelor’s Degree majoring in computer science or equivalent
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.