Senior Product Manager,Extensibility

San Francisco Product Management-810

Position Description:

Okta has consistently expanded our product portfolio beyond SSO to include lifecycle management, multi-factor authentication, device management, and a flexible platform for mobile and web application developers to help our customers manage users both internal and external to their organization. Now, with over 3,000 enterprise customers and 6 million users in 185 countries accessing our cloud service from tens of millions of devices, Okta is really starting to scale.

We are looking for a strong product leader with a technical background, good business sense, and an ability to partner closely with other Product Managers, Engineering, User Experience, Sales Engineering, Customer Success, and Product Marketing teams to ship products our customers love.  Does working with customers to deeply understand what customers need and delivering products that address their pain get you out of bed in the morning? Are you excited and passionate about building the future of Identity and Security and having impact at massive global scale?  If so, we’re looking for you.

As the Product Manager for Extensibility, you will be responsible for how Okta’s customers extend the Okta product beyond it’s out of the box capabilities.  This starts with a deep understanding of Okta’s customers and product use cases, and where customers want more customization and integration.  You will then be responsible for developing a roadmap of APIs and Admin interfaces focused on unlocking maximum customer and business value.  You’ll be serving both Admins and Developers, so while you always start with the use case and customer pain, Platform thinking is in your DNA and you know what it means to deliver a great developer experience.  The success of Extensibility means that customers with increasingly more complex and forward-looking requirements can always adopt Okta and connect everything.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Understanding core business problems and requirements from customers, prospects, sales and support
  • Develop roadmaps that make hard tradeoffs and prioritize the highest value work first
  • Collaborate closely with Architects, Engineers and UX to define robust and scalable solutions
  • Lead cross-functional teams to bring new products to life and drive adoption and success
  • Leverage product data to continually get smarter about how to improve our existing products
  • Track industry trends and think strategically to develop solutions that are differentiated versus the competition
  • Be the subject matter expert for your product area and help enable your counterparts in marketing and technical sales

 Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, verbal and written)
  • Track record of successful delivery of company-critical projects
  • 4+ years of industry experience. 2+ years of product management experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Advanced degree in technical field
  • Strong leadership skills and executive presence
  • Experience with enterprise products or services
  • Experience with technical platform products and developer users
  • Knowledge in identity, access management, device/mobility management, and/or developer-facing products
  • Background in SaaS products

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Okta, Inc. is a publicly traded identity and access management company based in San Francisco. It provides cloud software that helps companies manage and secure user authentication into modern applica...


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