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Senior/Group Product Manager, MFA Authentication Experiences

Position Description

As companies move their apps and infrastructure to the cloud, they encounter a new set of security challenges. Okta is committed to helping our customers solve these challenges by providing strong and adaptive authentication solutions, and visibility into threats that may be affecting their organization. We believe that companies should be more secure in the cloud than they were on premise, and we are building the products that will deliver on that vision.

Okta’s MFA product is a best of breed, born in the cloud, strong authentication product. We are looking for a strong product leader with a technical background, good business sense, and ability to partner closely with engineering, user experience, and product marketing teams to deliver outstanding authentication experiences that keep our customers secure. Working on Okta’s MFA product, you will be responsible for keeping millions of users secure from hackers and unauthorized access. Your primary responsibilities include:

 

1 - Driving the roadmap for MFA authentication experiences: You own the roadmap for our MFA authentication experiences team. You understand the different authentication methods that customers need to enable their user’s to securely connect. You understand how passwordless authentication is going to affect consumers and enterprises, and you invest in technology and experiences that help our customers on their journey to passwordless authentication modes. You deliver strong identity proofing, enrollment, and recovery experiences that not only allow customers to secure connect, but securely register their authenticators. You understand where the MFA market is evolving, key trends that are developing, and you formulate a compelling vision of the product.

2 - Relentlessly executing: You live and breath delivery. You collaborate with engineering and UX to ship features that delight customers and put us ahead of the competition. You work across mobile and desktop surface areas to create experiences that customers love.

3 - Deeply understanding customer challenges: You are the evangelist for MFA. You care deeply about making sure our customers are as secure as possible. You regularly engage with customers to understand their challenges.

Experience developing market-leading enterprise products is strongly desired. Strong functional experience in identity management, strong authentication solutions, or security is a major plus! Success in this role will require an ability to understand customer requirements, define our strategy, and work across Okta to ensure delivery of a compelling product.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Roadmap and Vision

  • Set product strategy and direction for our MFA authentication experiences.
  • Define the execution roadmap
  • Evangelize your vision to the engineering team, sales team, and customers

Feature Delivery and Execution

  • Work with your scrum team to delivery features on-time, on-target
  • Regularly ship features that unlock key use cases
  • Collaborate with design to spec experiences that delight customers
  • Prioritize rigorously across a number of product investment areas
  • Not afraid to get into the weeds to define features and experiences

Customer Engagement

  • Engage with customers to deeply understand their security challenges
  • Understand challenges to deployment and usability around strong authentication solutions
  • Stay close to customers during beta programs and ensure that feedback is incorporated into the product

Competitive Understanding

  • Work with technical marketing and sales to deeply understand the competitor landscape
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of market changes and understand where trends are heading

Go to Market Collaboration

  • Collaborate with product marketing to support creation of messaging and content, and define the go-to-market plan for existing and new offerings
  • Inform pricing and packaging changes based on your subject matter expertise
  • Collaborate on content creation to launch new features

Own the Product!

  • Customer success focused thinking: always working to unblock sales and help customers through issues
  • Responsive to supporting the field on critical asks and customer needs
  • Build a world class MFA product

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong knowledge of defining security products for enterprise IT
  • Experience across the product management lifecycle for enterprise products or services
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, verbal and written)
  • Strong leadership skills and presence
  • Track record of successful delivery of company-critical projects
  • 4+ years of industry experience. 2+ years of product management or related experience

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree or Masters of Business Administration
  • Knowledge of enterprise security products and services
  • Knowledge in identity or access management
  • Experience with developing multi-tenant SaaS services

 

 

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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