Staff Security Awareness Analyst

Canada

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If you want to be a part of a dynamic, forward-thinking Governance, Risk and Compliance organization focused on building a best-in-class, cutting edge governance program, come join the Security Governance Team at Okta. As a critical foundation of GRC, the Security Governance team’s mission is to provide the documentation and advisory backbone needed to drive secure operations and behaviors at Okta and position the company as a global leader in security best practices. We are looking for someone who can help us achieve this mission by leveraging a proven background in implementing and leading successful, world-class security awareness and culture programs in technology and cloud services companies.

The right candidate will have experience operating in a mature security control environment and will have a deep understanding of security awareness, training, education, and culture, along with a strong proficiency in general education and learning theory. As a Staff Security Awareness Analyst, you will be responsible for driving secure behaviors throughout Okta by engaging the workforce in memorable, effective, and expertly crafted security awareness and training deliverables. You will also work with stakeholders across the organization as part of your responsibilities to create and implement security training modules, phishing simulations, policy education materials, communications, and more.

The ideal candidate will have an established track record of success in security awareness and training roles, including creating and publishing training materials, crafting effective phishing simulations, and conducting live training sessions. Additionally, the Staff Security Awareness Analyst will have strong familiarity with security compliance frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO, PCI) and will be competent in providing interpretative, clear, and easy-to-understand explanations of complex security concepts to end users.

This position requires a unique set of skills including project management, effective writing, verbal communication, understanding of security requirements, and the creation of security training materials. If you are a self-starter who wants to make a difference in a global cloud security company, come help us lead the way.

 

Qualifications

  • Established track record of creating, leading, and executing highly successful security awareness programs
  • Deep experience in creating, publishing, maintaining, and managing information security awareness training modules and related content, supported by examples of training content that you have created (e.g., publicly shareable excerpts of training materials, links to articles and/or blog posts)
  • Demonstrated capability in implementing and managing phishing training programs
  • Demonstrated experience working in commercial security roles aligned with security compliance frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO, PCI)
  • Established and successful track record of working as a trusted security advisor with a strong proficiency in translating critical security requirements into simple, clear messaging that drives secure behavior
  • Experience in building productive relationships and driving collaboration with both technical and non-technical teams
  • Clear ability to communicate the desired business outcomes and requirements to technologists building solutions
  • Experience aggregating and reporting key security awareness program metrics
  • Ability to operate effectively in a remote environment
  • Self-starting, self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficient

 

Responsibilities

  • Uplift and manage Okta’s Security Awareness program by creating and executing a security awareness strategy that aligns with and supports key company initiatives 
  • Craft and deliver effective, memorable training materials that elevate Okta to become the most secure company in the world
  • Using a risk-based approach, establish and drive a culture of security across Okta that drives secure behaviors throughout the workforce
  • Establish a best-in-class approach to delivering security concepts and skills to end users through clear, accessible, and engaging messaging
  • Uplift and manage Okta’s phishing simulation program, including the creation and delivery of remedial training
  • Work with the Security Compliance team on the identification and remediation of security gaps; own remediation activities for training- and awareness-related action plans
  • Review the appropriateness and adequacy of existing security awareness and training efforts at Okta; drive change and alignment by partnering with internal stakeholders
  • Develop timely and poignant policy education and communications to business stakeholders
  • Ability to manage complex projects, including identifying dependencies and evaluating impact


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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:$114,000$172,000 CAD

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