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Identity and Access Management (IAM) Security Project Manager / Analyst



IT, Operations
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.

  • The Security team’s mission is to strengthen Okta’s position as the leading Identity-as-a- Service solutions through identifying and resolving risks to the employees, product, and most importantly, our customers. With the ever-increasing pace of cloud application adoption, companies are struggling to find ways to accurately assess risk and act at the speed of their business.

    As a Senior IAM Security Analyst, you will be a key team member of Okta’s Identity and Access Management team supporting the building and execution of a world-class, comprehensive Enterprise Identity service to empower and harden Okta’s business. You will support your colleagues and business stakeholders through complex, high impact identity security projects that utilize industry leading identity and security concepts, models, and practices. If you have a passion for using identity to empower the workforce while working with new technology in a high-energy, security-centric environment, then this opportunity is for you!


    Support the implementation of our Identity and Access Management roadmap by gathering requirements, advising best practices, documenting processes and supporting the team’s engineering capability. Partner deeply with security counterparts to implement identity and access management best practices to secure our company.

    • Steward excellent security practices as it relates to securing Okta against Identity related threats by partnering with Security counterparts and stakeholders across the organization
    • Guide business internal customers through the entire project lifecycle; conduit between the business and technical delivery teams
    • Own, write and review requirements with business partners; negotiate detailed requirements and solution design trade-offs
    • Define and implement business processes, dashboards, use cases and documentation to ensure a robust and durable program
    • Create and maintain technical documentation for the team to reference and share with our internal customers
    • Enable the engineering team to focus on technical implementation by providing clear requirements, setting expectations, and understanding our technology capabilities
    • Navigate ambiguity swiftly to determine best course of action and communicating with all relevant stakeholders


    • 5+ years’ experience in technical, business, and/or IT roles with focus on Identity and Access Management
    • Proven track record of developing and executing on enterprise identity solutions
    • Knowledge of general industry IAM concepts and best practices, particularly relating to customer identity
    • Knowledge of security and compliance frameworks such as NIST/FedRamp, SOX, SOC, ISO, SOC2, PCI, ZeroTrust, SaaS Security Framework, Data Security Foundations, etc.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non technical audiences, verbally and in writing
    • 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 completing priorities and perspectives
    • Confidence working within agile methodologies
    • Okta Workforce, Okta Customer, and/or CIDPro certifications strongly preferred



Below is the annual salary range for candidates located in Canada. Your actual salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, RRSP with a match, healthcare spending, telemedicine, 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:

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in Canada is between:
$114,000$172,000 CAD

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!

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