Staff Product Security Engineer, Security Education

Canada

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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.

The Security team’s mission is to strengthen Okta’s position as the leading Identity-as-a-service solutions provider by identifying and resolving risks to employees, products, and, most importantly, our customers. With the ever-increasing pace of cloud application adoption, companies are struggling to find ways to accurately assess risk and act at the speed of their business

As a Staff Product Security Engineer focusing on Security Education at Okta, your role is pivotal in fostering a 'security-first' mindset throughout the organization. Your passion for security and commitment to education will inspire you to develop innovative and diverse training materials tailored to various learning styles. These resources are essential in enhancing the security expertise of our engineering teams.

We're looking for a candidate who combines a deep knowledge of security practices with an acute ability to convey this knowledge effectively. Your efforts will be vital in integrating a robust security mindset into the core of our company culture at Okta. Your role is not just about teaching security; it's about transforming how we think about and approach security daily.

 

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate closely with engineering teams to understand their current security training needs and identify new educational opportunities
  • Create engaging and varied educational content that caters to different learning preferences, ensuring all engineering team members understand and apply security principles
  • Play a pivotal role in cultivating a strong security culture within Okta, emphasizing the importance of security in every aspect of our work, including initiatives such as our Security Champions program
  • Collaborate closely with teams across Product Security, ensuring a cohesive and comprehensive approach to educating and interfacing with engineering departments
  • Stay informed of the latest security threats, trends, and technologies to keep training materials up-to-date with current best practices and emerging threats

 

What You Bring

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Application or Product Security teams or similar roles
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • In-depth knowledge of modern web application vulnerabilities and remediations (e.g., OWASP Top 10, CWE Top 25).
  • Ability to quickly learn and teach various security topics such as threat modeling, shifting left, cloud security, etc.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, possessing exceptional stakeholder management skills, and the ability to work independently

 

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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: https://rewards.okta.com/can.

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in Canada is between:$131,000$197,000 CAD

What you can look forward to as an 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! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

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