Dir/Senior Director of Product Management CIAM Developer Platform

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:San Francisco, California
Job Type:Full Time

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 our developer experience.

The newly created Developer Experience organization is the group responsible for enabling developers from small startups to Global 2000 organizations to build atop Okta’s Identity Platform swiftly and effortlessly. The Product Leader for this organization will have full responsibility over driving the creation of the software required to meet the developer experience product goals. And you won’t do this alone. You’ll lead a group of PMs, as well as lead your engineering, design and go to market counterparts to change how the developer community builds on the Okta platform. When successful, you will have built a new product, driven massive change and created a deeply valuable network effect for our partners, developers and customers.


  • Deeply understand Okta’s customers and use cases, as well as industry trends around developer experience
  • Own the product vision, strategy and connect it back to company objectives
  • Develop actionable goals that balance near and long-term success
  • Collaborate closely with Architects, Engineers, Designers & go to market experts to define great experiences and scalable solutions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders to ensure the commercial success of your products
  • Ensure flawless execution through management of yearly and quarterly objectives
  • Communicate and evangelize your team’s goals and progress to build mindshare and alignment
  • Lead and manage a team of product managers and help them grow their careers


  • Thirst for learning, able to go broad and deep across business and technical contexts
  • Track record of owning and delivering on large strategic projects - you can see the big picture, but deliver on the details
  • Previous success in creating developer experience platforms
  • Strong technical background that allows you to influence technical design and investment decisions
  • You can produce solid action plans from often incomplete, conflicting or ambiguous inputs
  • You have managed people and operate effectively as player-coach
  • Excellent communication skills across technical and business audiences
  • Strong leadership skills and executive presence
  • Passion for Okta’s huge opportunity and growth potential
  • 12+ years product management experience
  • 8+ years of management experience with a track record of managing great teams


  • B2B or Enterprise SaaS experience
  • Advanced degree in technical or business field

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located. We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.

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