Staff Security Communications Analyst

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. 

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Staff Security Communications Analyst

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. The Okta Security team’s mission is to strengthen Okta’s position as the leading Digital Identity service through identifying and resolving risks to Okta’s employees, products, and most importantly, customers. 

The Customer Trust team is the voice of Okta Security both externally and internally. It's our role to influence how the Okta security brand is perceived and to shape the security culture of the company. Within Customer Trust is the Security Communications team which exists to operationalize Okta's mission statement of, “Always Secure. Always On.”

Through our continued focus and innovation, we intend to deliver:

  • When people think of Okta, they think of a leading zero trust cybersecurity company
  • When customers use Okta’s products, they are aware of and make good choices that facilitate great security outcomes

 

The Staff Security Communications Analyst is a key member of the Security Communications team, reporting to the Senior Manager of Security Communications. This role is directly responsible for: 

  • Creation of materials that articulate our security practices across multiple verticals and geographies, with an emphasis on new and emerging threat intel
  • Net new creation and edits of external security communications, including blogs, whitepapers, and FAQs around security incidents and vulnerability disclosures
  • Working across multiple teams including Security, Customer Service, Global Comms, Sales, Media Relations, Legal, Marketing, Customer Success and others to execute upon a defined security communication strategy
  • Creation and contributing to qualitative metrics on security communications, reporting on program effectiveness and iterating where needed 
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to ensure messaging is consistent with brand strategy and vision.

This position requires a dedicated and innovative team player, with strong collaboration and communications skills, demonstrated experience covering cybersecurity technical writing, media and public relations. Please note that Okta operates globally on a “follow the sun” model. This allows for employees to work remotely, but also requires an “all hands on deck” mentality when security issues call for a heightened operational tempo.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience with IT, information security or a related discipline
  • Experience in SaaS industry highly regarded
  • Location is remote, North American - Eastern preferred

 

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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

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! 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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