Director, Sales Process & Systems

San Francisco, CA

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Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth. 

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences. 

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

Okta is an identity company. Identity matters because we’re all unique. We were raised in different countries, cities, and towns. We have unique backgrounds. We’ve faced specific challenges. And we've learned a lot along the way. At Okta we believe those experiences equip us to look at the world with our perspective. Our SaaS product protects your right to be you, and we want every single one of our employees to feel a sense of belonging, acceptance, and comfort to express their ideas because ultimately our differences are what makes us great. And guess what? You could join us! 

Okta’s Go-To-Market Strategy & Operations team plays a critical role in ensuring Okta’s Field Organization has the right insight, tools, and processes it needs to run effectively and efficiently.  This specific role will work closely across all functions to transform our go-to-market capabilities through improved business processes and automation.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the evolution of Field processes and systems: create an inventory of core Field business processes, systems, and tools currently in use. Define a set of prioritized initiatives to streamline and automate said processes.  
  • Define the Field Process & Systems team strategy and roadmap aligning to the broader GTM overall strategy. 
  • Ensure each prioritized initiative meets explicit business metrics that deliver gains in field productivity, and/or customer acquisition/retention.
  • Create processes to help capture and prioritize all business processes, software, and systems requirements.  
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to prioritize projects, scope the requirements, and develop, design, and implement solutions across Sales, Pre-Sales, SalesOps, and Partners.   
  • Partner closely with the Business Technology team to ensure there’s adequate capacity to support agreed-upon initiatives.  
  • Provide transparency and manage expectations across teams.
  • Oversee overall program execution, including coordinating with enablement to drive change management and the successful adoption of improved processes and tools across the entire field organization.
  • Partner with our Governance, Risk, and Compliance team to implement and execute compliance processes for SOX, GDPR, etc.

Required Experience & Skills: 

  • 8+ years of experience in Sales Operations, Business Operations, or IT. 
  • Deep understanding of the lead-to-support business process and supporting technologies
  • Must be customer-centric and have the interpersonal skills necessary to manage business and technology relationships
  • Comfortable working from limited information, asking new questions, and seeking new answers to old questions. Continuously seeks to improve and standardize processes, and systems, has and demonstrates a strong bias towards building systems, processes, tools, that scale.
  • Self-starter, excels in self-directing, solution seeker, seeks new opportunities, does things without being told, requires minimum supervision. Is consistently accurate, delivers high-quality work, and is on time. Looks for lasting results and long-term solutions.
  • Ability to effectively work and lead a cross-functional team through a high degree of movement and change. Demonstrates consistent ability to set a vision, prioritize, cut through the noise, and execute through ambiguity.
  • Demonstrates high EQ, tact, diplomacy, and self-awareness. Can have courageous difficult discussions, influence and negotiate, navigate productively through conflict, and lead cross-functionally at peer level and above to drive decisions forward.
    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.

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Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit:   

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:$174,000$262,000 USD The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between: $195,000$293,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today!

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