Executive Recruiter, Product & Technology at Okta

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As a Principal Executive Recruiter with Okta, you will be responsible for owning and executing on Vice President level to C-Level searches across our Technology organizations including Engineering, Business Technology, Security and Product.

Operating as a guide, you will apply your exceptional influencing skills to enable executive talent and business leaders to make well-informed decisions. You'll lead from the front while partnering closely with peers & executives to set search strategies, drive hiring results, refine recruitment processes and closely monitor metrics & search health to ensure we're in the best position to hire the right talent at the right time. You will be expected to think broadly and collaborate with peers as you apply new and known strategies to attract, engage, assess, and close accomplished and diverse talent who offer a variety of perspectives to help Okta build world-class Identity Platform products. 

We are disrupting a multi-billion dollar industry – are you ready to join us?

A day in the life:  

  • Recruit world-class technical experts who will continue to build Okta
  • Create unique and robust search strategies that will identify and deliver the right leaders for the right roles at the right time
  • Continually contributing knowledge to the broader Okta recruiting org by sharing intelligence related to relevant industries and talent pools/profiles
  • Deliver diverse pipelines to ensure we build Okta product with diversity of thought
  • Build executive talent networks in engineering and product sectors with the help of your broad industry sources to develop a pool of Ready Now/Ready Later talent

What we are looking for:

  • 8+ years of corporate recruiting experience and 2+ years recruiting technical leaders for a fast-paced, high growth SaaS, Security or other Cloud-Native companies
  • Search firm experience preferred
  • Passion and experience recruiting technical and/or product management executives across various industries including enterprise & consumer products 
  • Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement
  • High Emotional Quotient (EQ) and ability to navigate nuance
  • Confidence and experience influencing senior executives
  • Ability to learn and execute against innovative sourcing strategies
  • Ability to learn and leverage stellar negotiation skills
  • Proven track record of achievement and success
  • Model the behaviors of a true team player and be a guardian of the Okta culture

Education and Certification:

  • BS/BA degree preferred

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

By submitting an application, you agree to the retention of your personal data for consideration for a future position at Okta.  More details about Okta’s privacy practices can be found at: https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy.

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