Senior Product Manager, OIE

 

We’re looking for a passionate product leader to take the Okta Identity Engine to

the next level. Okta’s industry-leading access management platform allows

organizations to protect their applications while providing a delightful experience to

their users no matter what the use-case. The platform supports everything from a

seamless registration flow to a high-assurance authentication flow. In this role, you

will own the functionality that enables Okta’s customers to configure, deploy, and

extend Okta’s access management functionality. You’ll own the roadmap for our

policy engine, the extensibility points to connect to other systems, and the

experiences for end-users, admins, and developers. To succeed, you will need to

have a strong understanding of the customer use-cases and translate them into a

simple and flexible access platform within the Okta Identity Engine. You should

expect to partner closely with our engineering, design, product marketing, and

business development teams.

 

 

Our goal is to deliver an access management platform, not one-offs for individual

requirements. Customers will be empowered to build their use-cases with Okta’s

platform quickly and easily. Experience building market-leading products or services

with a high degree of out-of-the-box customization for different clients is desired. If

you also have a technical understanding of web and mobile experiences and a

passion for user experience, you’ll fit right in! You will require a keen ability to

understand customer requirements, strategically prioritize what’s most important

for the short and long-term, and collaborate with your PM team and Okta as a whole

to deliver an innovative product.

 

 

 

Job duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Understand and prioritize the needs of the customer. Partner closely with

           Engineering, Design, and Marketing to test problem hypotheses and validate

           solutions with customers

  • Think strategically about problems and create solutions that deliver

           immediate customer value while aligning with your long-term vision

  • Write high-quality product requirements, partner with engineering on

           executing on major infrastructure projects, and be a leader of your feature

           learns

  • Define measurable outcomes for your teams and regularly track and report

           on progress.

  • Collaborate with product marketing and technical marketing to support the

           creation of messaging and content and enable the Okta sales team

  • Drive efforts across the entire PM team to define new classes of Okta

            integrations. Create a broad ecosystem of partners and SaaS vendors who

            can benefit by building integrations for the Okta platform

  • Work closely with our Tech Partnership and Strategy to identify industry

          trends and define Okta’s approach to capitalize on those opportunities

 

 

Basic qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience working on building Platforms
  • and/or Developer Tools
  • You put the needs of customers above all else and walk back from their
  • problems all the way to creating detailed product requirements and bringing
  • solutions to market

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.

 

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 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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