• Full Time
  • Ireland

Website Okta

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.

Manager, Code Security

At Okta we’re hiring a Manager to lead our newly created Code Security Team, part of our Product Security organization. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the implementation of cybersecurity innovation and deliver real impact for Okta customers.


The Code Security Team is part of Okta’s DevSecOps team, a team dedicated to engineering security controls on the SDLC, with a focus on bringing tools, teams and processes together for the fast and secure delivery of Okta products.


Why The Code Security Team?

The Code Security Team is a new function that was created this year that has brought together people from different departments, to focus on guaranteeing that Okta implements the state of the art, when it comes to security automation to surface risk introduced during the development of Okta products.

There’s a tremendous and impactful amount of exciting work ahead: from building up a new team, to introducing new technologies, tools and security testing approaches, to maturing the already existing programs. The team’s projects have the highest visibility and are considered critical given the current threat landscape Okta is exposed to. This is a perfect opportunity for those who like to work closely with individual contributors, providing technical leadership, while defining and executing critical projects.


What you will be doing:

Lead a team of highly collaborative Security Engineers in their implementation of security initiatives integrated with Okta’s SDLC
Grow engineers’ skills, experience and confidence through regular 1:1s, coaching, actionable feedback, work and peer alignment, and career advocacy
Work with Engineering partnering teams to implement security controls on the SDLC
Drive the definition and implementation of policies to address risk and implement Application Security best practices
Support internal and external audits
Maintain and strengthen a team culture of growth, openness, trust, rigor, humility, mutual support, and psychological safety
Lead the process of recruiting great engineers to meet the growth plan for the team, in collaboration with our recruiters
You might be a good fit if you:

Demonstrated success as a lead/manager in a product security team, fostering highly-functional, healthy, inclusive and collaborative teams
Have technical understanding of topics related to SAST, DAST, Secret Scanning, MAST, fuzzing, and SDLC hardening
Have previous software development experience as a manager or individual contributor
Experience working in a geographically distributed engineering organization
Thrive with a high level of self-direction, autonomy and responsibility
Confident and know how to deal with ambiguities
Enjoy working in an iterative development environment
Work well with technical and non-technical people to deliver high-value results.
Are a great communicator and communication facilitator

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
5-7 years of  experience in positions related to application security, with 1-2 years experience as technical lead or manager
Strong knowledge of Cloud Computing concepts and basics of securing Cloud environments (AWS or GCP Preferred)
Industry certifications related to Application and Network Security, are a plus


What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Amazing Benefits
Making Social Impact
Fostering Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Okta
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.

Diversity & Inclusivity:

State of Inclusion at Okta
Every year, Okta releases the State of Inclusion report, our annual report that brings accountability and transparency into our Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) work. The data provides visibility into our ongoing efforts and holds us accountable to continue creating change.

To apply for this job please visit www.okta.com.