OKTA - Hiring Technical Marketing Manager
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 14, 2018
Title of Job: Technical Marketing Manager, Core Products Role Located in: Okta Headquarters (San Francisco, CA) Reports to: Director, Technical Marketing Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security policies. It integrates directly with an organizations existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications. Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organizations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost. More than 2,000 customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, MGM Resorts International and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. To learn more about Okta, visit our website. Position Description: We are looking for a well-rounded technical marketing leader who can understand and assess Okta, our target customers and competition, and leverage that understanding to drive world class enablement of our technical sales and customer success teams. This role will own the product teams relationships with presales engineering and customer success. For both teams, they will be responsible for driving technical enablement on the Okta service to ensure that our sales engineers and customer success professionals can accurately position and competitively differentiate Okta. In addition they will be responsible for gathering and prioritizing the product requirements necessary to make these organizations more effective at selling and deploying our service. The right candidate will be able to go deep on Oktas competition and technology and have the ability to articulate the business value of our service. They will thrive developing in depth competitive intelligence and delivering compelling content that articulates Oktas functionality and underlying zero downtime, on-demand architecture. Experience working with Microsoft technology is a requirement for this role. Integration with the Microsoft platform is one of the most mission critical capabilities of the Okta service. Almost every enterprise customer has deeply integrated Okta to their on premises Active Directory environment. In addition integration with Sharepoint, Office 365, and even custom .NET applications are becoming critical drivers for Oktas business. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Develop strategy and drive execution of world class technical enablement for presales engineering, and customer success organizations Gather and prioritize product requirements necessary to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of presales engineering and customer success Perform in-depth analysis of competitive products and technologies to compare and differentiate them with Okta and ensure our roadmap is prioritized to win Author in depth technology and solution content that will be used by sales, engineering, product management, and executives Create demo environments that demonstrate key differentiators and customer value drivers for the Okta service Create demo environments that demonstrate the value of partner solutions with Okta Build world class collateral focused on Product capabilities, operations and customer deployments Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In-depth knowledge of security and systems management products and services and how they are implemented in typical enterprise customer environments Familiarity with a broad range of SaaS applications Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic environment Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills Experience working with Microsoft products and identity Components such as AD,ADFS,Azure(WAAD) Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills MCP, MCSE will be a plus 5-7 years of presales engineering, technical marketing, or program management experience required Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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