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Analyst, M&A Integration & Strategic Programs

Okta

Okta

IT
United States
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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.

Analyst, M&A Integration & Strategic Programs Opportunity

Okta’s Corporate Development team plays a critical role in enabling Okta’s growth through the thoughtful ideation and execution of corporate strategy, M&A, technology partnerships, external investments, and strategic programs. Sitting underneath the Corporate Development umbrella, our M&A Integration & Strategic Programs team is responsible for end-to-end incubation, governance and execution of Okta’s most strategic, multi-year cross-functional programs and acquisition integrations.

As an Analyst, M&A Integration & Strategic Programs, you will be responsible for supporting the planning and execution of Okta’s highest priority transformational programs and successful acquisition integrations in close collaboration with functional stakeholders across the organization. In this role you will focus primarily on the project management of multiple complex workstreams on a given deal/program. In this capacity, you will assist our workstream and integration leads in driving progress against plans, preparing briefings for the team and proactively raising issues with management as they arise.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of project managing complex cross-functional projects while maintaining an efficient plan, tracking issues, and proactively communicating progress against project milestones. This person will also need to be adept at building close working relationships and quickly establishing personal credibility across an organization.

This role is remote in the US but preference is given to candidates who live in the vicinity of one of our US offices: Bellevue, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington (DC).

What you’ll be doing

  • Support end-to-end program management and roadmap development for in-flight programs and integrations
  • Facilitate stakeholder alignment across various workstreams impacting various functions
  • Coordinate + assist in driving cross-functional meetings. Document + communicate decisions / actions and follow ups with key leaders
  • Rapidly identify issues / risks and escalate to leadership as necessary. Succinctly communicate issues to relevant stakeholders and proactively collaborate to ensure timely resolution
  • Create high-impact collateral to showcase progress updates and drive alignment across program stakeholders
  • Drive documentation of best practices, playbooks, and process improvements with functional leads
  • Analyze data, identify trends, and prepare reports

What you’ll bring to the role

  • 2-4+ years of consulting and/or industry experience with a background in business operations, project/program management or corporate development. Practical expertise in enterprise software / SaaS industry a plus
  • Demonstrated experience designing & supporting complex, cross-functional initiatives
  • Track record of building trusted relationships & influencing others across functions
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills across all levels of an organization
  • Self-starter who can multitask and thrive in fast-paced / ambiguous environments
  • Ability to quickly grasp new concepts across a wide variety of technologies and domains
  • Collaborative team player who is also an independent thinker
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, 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/us.

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:
$90,000$149,000 USD
The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:
$111,000$167,000 USD

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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