Group Manager, Technical Competitive Intelligence - CIAM (Remote Eligible)

What you will do: 

  • Execute deep technical research on tier 1 and 2 competitors with a special focus on customer identity and access management and digital transformation through different channels including competitive labs, customer direct conversations, and deliver actionable and current competitive updates to the sales and technical sales organizations
  • Collaborate with sales operations in gathering and disseminating technical competitive information during different stages of the sales process
  • Provide insights to product management on relevant technology advancements made by competitors 
  • Ability to understand the perspective of different buyer persona including developers 
  • Understand technology trends relevant to our market space to identify opportunities to differentiate and threats with respect to competitive positioning 
  • Support research on business focussed competitive developments through different channels including market research, industry analyst, win-loss analysis, and general surveys

Experience and Skill 

  • 8+ years of technology experience in Enterprise Software within the Identity and/or Security industries esp focused on customer identity technologies like Auth0, Ping, ForgeRock, CA Siteminder, Transmit Security. Cloudentity, WSO2, Akamai Janrain, SAP Gigya, and relevant open source technologies
  • 5+ years of experience in product management, competitive intelligence, product marketing, or sales engineering roles. Ideally have an understanding of modern app development technologies and architecture and experience in building / architecting apps
  • Ideally, you have an Engineering, Computer Science degree or similar experience. Having a technical background is a must
  • Outstanding ability to lead cross-functional teams under tight deadlines
  • Experience engaging directly with enterprise customers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills

Okta is an equal opportunity employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

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