Product Manager, Developer Experience

We're looking for a Product Manager with a keen sense of good developer experience to manage our Webtask and Auth0 Actions functions services. At Auth0 we build identity solutions to be used by developers so they can focus on their innovative ideas.  As such we are looking for someone who can lead in planning, partner closely with engineering, design, and even prototype the best solutions to satisfy our customers needs. 

The Ecosystem team is pivotal in the continued success of Auth0. The Ecosystem team grows and maintains key products which allow for Partners and developers to extend and integrate with Auth0 Identity flows. Actions, our newest extensibility product, brings a modern layer of customizability to Identity. Actions allows developers to write custom scripts and reusable no-code integrations to execute during login as well as connect to external services to build a custom fit Identity flow. The Actions product runs on a functions as a service layer called Webtask, which is also under the umbrella of this role. Webtask is a proprietary Auth0 functions as a service (FaaS) that allows us to extend our product with Actions and other extensibility frameworks with minimal performance and operational impact to customers. Auth0 Rules, Hooks, Extensions are extant customization layers that also run on Webtask. This role is focused on the product management of Webtask and the functional layers of Auth0 extensibility, and involves both operational and maintenance decisions along with the roadmap and shipping of new features.

Development experience is highly desirable. The highly technical nature of the functional product space and the unique nature of how Auth0 Actions creates a highly customizable product makes this role instrumental in driving Auth0 forward.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with product architects, engineers, and product leadership team to build the product roadmap for Webtask and Actions

  • Collaborate with technical leads in engineering to help drive technical decisions that match the Ecosystem product goals

  • Identify any technical debt and advocate for development plans that increase our ability to deliver high quality features and reduce breaking changes

  • Understand and share core business problems and requirements from customers, prospects, sales and support to inform product decisions

  • Identify dependencies and drive the meetings to collaborate and manage them

  • Evangelize best practices and how they solve problems we face

  • Design solutions that have iterative phases with incremental value

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent with 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Familiar with Function as a Service “FaaS” platforms

  • Experience with managing a product lifecycle

  • Strong understanding of Agile concepts including Scrum

  • Some experience with direct customer contact and expectations management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Experience working on multi sided platforms, marketplaces, or tech ecosystems

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams building software

  • Have experience working in a global remote-first organization

  • Have experience working with technology we currently use such as: Node.js, GoLang, and PostgreSQL

  • Place a high value on extensibility, and good developer experience

  • Are a good communicator, and enjoy interacting with people

 

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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