Okta’s vision is to be the foundation for secure connections between people and technology and the Okta Integration Network (OIN) is at the center of that vision. The OIN has grown to over 5000 application integrations supporting single sign-on (SSO), IT provisioning, and mobile app delivery that are built by Okta, our ISV partners and our customers. However, the key to these integrations is the depth and quality of our most widely used and deployed apps like Google’s G Suite, Workday, Box, AWS and Slack. The quality of these integrations is a strategic differentiator for Okta and accounts for a huge share of how customers get value from our product.
We are looking for an innovative technical product leader with a focus on productivity applications. You will be responsible for a portfolio of several of our other top integration partners. You’ll be setting the strategic direction for the leading application integrations built by Okta and evolve Okta’s Application Platform. You will partner with our Engineering, User Experience, Product and Technical Marketing teams to communicate and deliver that vision. With the help of our Business Development team, you’ll also work closely with the world’s top software vendors to bring the leading business critical apps to the OIN and make them wildly successful by providing the highest quality integrations. Making these top applications great requires a deep understanding of how they work and more importantly how customers use them. You’ll also build and drive a strategy to keep these integrations up to date with app enhancements, advancements in core Okta functionality, and how customers use the integrations.
Experience building integration products is also desired. If you can combine these with a good understanding of the world of Enterprise IT and SaaS, you’d fit right in! Success in this role will require both a strong ability to understand customer and partner requirements, define our overall short and long-term strategy, strategically prioritize what’s most important, and work across the broader Okta organization to ensure delivery. In short, we need someone willing to take ownership and get things done.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Working closely with Okta’s customers, prospects, field teams, and top partner ISVs to understand their requirements, evangelize best practices and define the highest quality application integrations.
- Working with Engineering, the wider PM team and other internal groups (e.g. business development) to define, document and prioritize user stories and use cases to guide engineering development
- Plotting the product strategy and direction for top application integrations in the OIN and the evolution of the application platform.
- Defining and helping execute the roadmap to deliver on the strategy
- Track industry trends and competition to inform product decisions and strategy
- Collaborating with product marketing to support creation of messaging and content
- Collaborating with technical marketing as the subject matter expert to enable the Okta technical sales force
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Proven ability to break down and execute on complex business-critical projects
- Experience understanding and coordinating requirements across multiple groups and stakeholders
- Strong leadership skills and executive presence
- Excellent communication skills (presentation, verbal and written)
- Experience with products which directly interface to end-users
- 5+ years of industry experience. 3+ years of product management or related experience
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience building integration products
- Experience working and driving geo-distributed teams
- Familiarity with enterprise IT products and IT challenges
- Experience with multi-tenant SaaS services
- Prove you read all the way to the end by being prepared to explain at a high level the difference between the SAML and SCIM standards.
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