Director, Product Security, Reviews


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Director, Product Security, Security Reviews

Within the Product Security team, our Security Reviews team delivers robust security assurance for Okta's products. We conduct comprehensive reviews encompassing threat modeling,  design, architecture, code, and penetration tests for new and existing features. Collaborating seamlessly with other Product Security teams, we establish a unified methodology, fostering consistency when engaging with Okta's engineering teams.

We seek a dynamic director to lead our global team, spearheading day-to-day operations, orchestrating security reviews, and acting as a technical lead to support team members in overcoming challenges. Your role extends to cultivating stakeholder collaboration and elevating our products' security posture through strategic engagement and proactive measures.

What You Will Do

  • Lead the overall Security Reviews program for all business units at Okta, defining its strategy, direction, and roadmap
  • Collaborate closely with Engineering, Product, and Design teams to comprehend their security requirements and pinpoint opportunities for program enhancements.
  • Evangelize the Secure Development Lifecycle throughout the company
  • Collaborate with Product Management to drive security features and enhancements
  • Oversee key performance indicator (KPI) metrics, regularly tracking and reporting program performance to senior management.
  • Maintain and strengthen a team culture of growth, openness, trust, rigor, humility, mutual support, and psychological safety
  • Lead the process of recruiting great engineers to meet the growth plan for the team in collaboration with our recruiters
  • Mentor Product Security engineers in their career progression
  • Deliver security presentations, representing Okta with authority in private and public forums.

What You Bring

  • Extensive professional background in Product Security in leadership or managerial roles and a commitment to cultivating high-performing, inclusive, and collaborative teams
  • Proven track record in managing geographically distributed security teams
  • Advanced expertise in modern web application components, architecture, and design principles
  • Proficient in identifying prevalent web application vulnerabilities through secure code reviews and conducting manual Web Application Penetration Tests
  • Working knowledge of compliance frameworks (SOC2, PCI, FedRamp, et al.)
  • Exceptional ability to communicate, influence, and articulate vulnerability risks and present remediation options clearly to stakeholders
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, possessing exceptional stakeholder management skills


Below is the annual salary range for candidates located in Canada. Your actual salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, RRSP with a match, healthcare spending, telemedicine, 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 Canada is between:$191,040$287,040 CAD

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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