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Staff Identity Security Engineer



Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Get to know Okta

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.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

Tech companies who build deep expertise as a best and first customer of their products truly differentiate themselves from the rest. That’s why the Okta on Okta team here at Okta is more than just an IT services function- it’s a competitive advantage! We own Okta’s workforce, customer, and federal implementations of Okta’s own identity platform. We also partner with the rest of the business and influence our own product’s development so it suits our needs as a high-growth company. Finally, we showcase how we solve challenges at Okta using Okta technology to existing and prospective customers!

As the Director of Okta on Okta in the Asia Pacific region, you will report to the Sr. Director of Okta on Okta and be a key member of the leadership team that will lead our Enterprise and Customer Identity implementations of Okta’s products and services internally. You will collaborate cross functionally with Engineering and Product organizations to improve our product capabilities as well as interface internally with Business Technology partners to implement the most secure enterprise IAM program. This is a high visibility position that reaches every part of Okta.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with Okta on Okta program leadership to develop and execute a strategic vision for Okta’s enterprise Identity and Access Management (IAM) program, implementing the most secure IAM program utilizing Okta’s own products and services
  • Establish deep expertise in how Okta’s Identity Cloud can transform our customer and employee experience
  • Build a performant team of developers, identity engineers, and product analysts to support enhancements to Okta’s deployed identity services for all of its workforce and customer identity use cases as the L3 service delivery owner for Okta identity
  • Identify opportunities for automation, process, and product integrations that will accelerate and secure Okta’s business, and make consumption of those services easy, clear, and scalable for the business
  • Partner with and empower the BT Strategy & Ops L2 team by providing training, SOPs, and knowledge transfer, including upskilling L2 to generate a talent pipeline
  • Build strong relationships and credibility with Okta on Okta North America (L4), Okta Engineering and Okta Product organizations to champion Okta on Okta as a Voice of the Customer. Influence new product features and/or enhancements to enhance our customer and employee experience to benefit Okta and our customers.
  • Manage and mentor the Okta on Okta technical team in APAC, responsible for implementing Workforce Identity Cloud and Customer Identity Cloud capabilities enabling both our internal and external customers for a world class Okta experience
  • Driving the creation of materials that support our Sales and Marketing teams with our go-to-market efforts. This includes presentation narratives and materials for our Customer Experience Center (CEC), whitepapers and blog posts, Oktane and other event session materials
  • Steward our customer showcase experience for Okta’s products and demonstrate the benefits that can be attained by a leading-edge implementation


  • 10+ years’ experience in technical, business, and/or IT roles
  • 6+ years’ experience implementing and/or supporting enterprise IAM solutions, product management, or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of developing and executing on enterprise IAM programs, delivering complex projects at scale and developing a competitive advantage in the marketplace
  • Advanced knowledge of general industry IAM concepts and best practices
  • Knowledge of security and compliance frameworks such as NIST/FedRamp, SOX, SOC, ISO, SOC2, PCI, ZeroTrust, SaaS Security Framework, Data Security Foundations, etc.
  • Executive level communication and presentation skills with the ability to engage and influence C-level leaders, external customers, and regulatory bodies
  • Experience managing numerous, competing demands from stakeholders while maintaining excellent and on time delivery
  • Exhibit strong leadership and influencing skills in a complex, matrix environment and demonstrates the ability to broker agreements among diverse, differing, or competing priorities and perspectives
  • Confidence working within SDLC and agile methodologies
  • Okta Workforce, Okta Customer, and/or CIDPro certifications a plus

What you can look forward to as an 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!

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