Product Manager, Request Management Platform

Product Manager, Request Management Platform

Okta is the leading independent provider of enterprise identity. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. 

The Request Management Platform team builds unified identity and access management tools that work without the complexity and overhead experienced with traditional solutions. Our work enables users to leverage self-service workflows in interfaces like chat, mobile and web to request access to new apps and systems, reducing the burden on IT.

As a product manager, you will be focused on evolving Okta’s access requests and workflow engine to ensure identity-centric access that’s easier for administrators and better for end users. You’ll develop a nuanced understanding of the needs of Okta’s user base and growing product portfolio. 

What you’ll do at Okta:

  • Lead the prioritization and development of your product's roadmap to deliver value to our customers and the business
  • Work closely with engineers, designers and product to design and build an intuitive, extensible and best-in-class request management platform
  • Help define and execute a product vision and strategy, and be able to break a larger vision into discrete projects
  • Partner with user research to gather and synthesize customer feedback, identify pain points and deeply understand user problems
  • Define product KPIs and track the success of the features that we launch
  • Collaborate with technical leads to help drive technical decisions that match UX and product goals
  • Identify dependencies and drive meetings to effectively manage them

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Have 3-5+ years experience managing a product lifecycle, and have experience building SaaS products at scale
  • Have built holistic experiences: from defining consistent UX patterns to improving the overall user experience and creating extensible patterns
  • Are comfortable working on both technical platforms and user-facing features
  • Can distill complex problems into precise, simple, and delightful solutions
  • Know how to drive use of qualitative and quantitative data to back up your product decisions as well as suggest new research
  • Are comfortable working in a remote environment
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus:

  • Experience working on design and systems thinking
  • Experience building ITSM, workflow or identity-related products
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams building SaaS software 
  • Experience working in a global remote-first organization
  • Experience working with React, Figma, Heap, and Pendo
  • Are a good communicator, and enjoy interacting with people
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.

((Colorado, New York and Washington only*) Minimum OTE of $178,000 /year + equity + benefits))

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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