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Senior Recruiter, Customer First

Okta is looking for a Senior Recruiter to join our growing recruiting team! You will be responsible for full-cycle recruitment for our Go To Market and Customer First team. Okta is a fast paced environment. To be successful in this role, you must be able to keep pace in a highly fluid, ever-changing, collaborative workplace. You must also have excellent communication skills in order to engage the attention of our experienced leadership team and influence/respond to complexities with a high level of technical acumen. We are disrupting a multi-billion dollar industry – are you ready to join us?


  • Partner with Customer First teams to scale recruiting strategy to support continued growth in Senior Manager, Director and above requisitions
  • Develop sourcing and recruiting strategies that deliver key results
  • Build and maintain attributes based hiring models for executive level Customer First searches with KPIs that measure success of efforts 
  • Develop metrics and reporting to drive continued process and strategy improvement
  • Partner with the business to create dynamic job descriptions
  • Evaluate and evolve our hiring team training
  • Consistently source, build and deliver robust, diverse talent pipelines
  • Stay abreast of market trends in the start-up world
  • Extend, negotiate and successfully close candidates 


  • A minimum of five years of experience
  • Demonstrated success in managing and developing talent
  • Proven track record sourcing and hiring passive candidates from direct competitors
  • Familiarity with the sales, customer success and technology markets
  • Ability to articulate the Okta value proposition and story to candidates
  • Ability to cold-call and build relationships by phone
  • Experience partnering and influencing senior hiring managers and executives throughout the recruiting cycle
  • Expert knowledge in direct sourcing and effective interviewing techniques
  • Successfully deliver on all deadlines and flawlessly execute in a very fast- paced environment.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills
  • Proven track record or achievement and success
  • Model the behaviors of a true team player and guardian of the Okta culture

Education and Certification:

  • BS/BA degree preferred

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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