Senior IAM Security Analyst

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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



  • 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 preferred



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