VP of Product Management

San Francisco,CA or San Jose,CA Product Management-810

Position Description: 

Okta is seeking a VP of product management to help lead a large part of the core Okta product. Okta is experiencing tremendous growth, and this is an opportunity for a strong product management leader to take the product and team to the next level and accelerate growth even further. This is a critical role for the company.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define product strategy for Okta’s core product portfolio
  • Define roadmap and prioritize, launch and grow product area based on market evolution, customer needs 
  • Support team in defining and executing to launch functional specs
  • Manage a team of product managers
  • Responsible for the entire product life cycle from concept to delivery - collaborating with Marketing, Finance, Sales, Legal, Program Management, UX, Engineering, DevOps and Support
  • Understand the technical requirements of our customers and work closely with the internal development teams to guide the direction of our product offerings. 

Requirements:

  • 15+ years experience
  • Startup / fast growing company experience
  • Security experience is a nice to have, not a must
  • Credibility and presence necessary to contribute as an executive
  • Has built and shipped successful SaaS products to enterprise
  • Holistic view of business and comfortable owning product market analysis, customer segmentation, product positioning
  • Ability to infer product strategy from a market strategy; gathering and prioritizing product requirements, driving product planning through research and customer feedback, and performing competitive and market problem requirement analysis
  • Strong understanding of how technical components impact product development and trade-offs within; must bring a philosophy around product trade offs and prioritization based on solving important problems vs. chasing near-term revenue
  • Possesses an approach and philosophy around building innovative products that puts solving customer problems ahead of everything
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver world-class products through a first-class process; knows what excellence and quality look like and how to make it happen
  • Has a track record of building, leading, developing and retaining a great product team.
  • Ability to work effectively in a nimble environment while scaling the business and organization

 

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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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