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Okta // identity access management for apps & devices
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
 
   
 
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Position Description:

We believe Sales Engineers at Okta are involved in all stages of the customers development lifecycle & are experienced using presentations, email, phone & social media to connect with customers. We are looking for great teammates that can build sales presentations, product demonstrations, & educate customers (everyone from developers to product managers to C-level executives) on the best ways to cloud security technology. We believe in Oktas Sales Engineers empathize with customers & quickly discern their true technical needs by asking detailed & clarifying questions & presenting solutions that target those needs. You have the rare combination of technical savviness & business insight & youre looking for a career where you can utilize both. As a Sales Engineer at Okta, you will hone each of these skills by advising a diverse set of customers on what is possible using Oktas Identity Platform.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the sales team in helping customers understand what they can achieve with Okta
  • Understand customer requirements & communicate the business value of solving technology problems using cloud technology
  • Execute the delivery of POCs for customers that have more complex use cases, collaborating with other Okta engineering teams as needed
  • Craft technical content to show customers how to implement specific use cases or standard methodologies for new technologies
  • Prepare demos & proof of concepts to demonstrate various use cases for Oktas Platform
  • Distill & communicate customer needs & product feedback to Product Management, Engineering, Marketing & Sales

Required Skills:

  • 1-2 years pre-sales engineering experience
  • A passion to serve the customer, which has played out in some customer-facing role like consulting or support, ideally sales engineering
  • An ability to quickly communicate complex ideas around a technical topic, ideally on the fly at a whiteboard
  • Experience with at least one standard network security protocol (eg. OAuth, OAuth2, SAML, LDAP)
  • We are looking for someone with hands-on experience in one or more of the following areas: web (JavaScript, HTML, frontend frameworks) development, mobile (iOS, Android) development, backend (Java, C#, Node.js, Python, PHP, Ruby) development, IP-based real-time communications
  • An understanding of core security concerns within a typical application (password hashing, SSL/TLS, encryption at rest, XSS, XSRF)
  • You are an elite communicator
  • Confident dispensing knowledge to a highly skilled & experienced audience.
  • Typically 10-25% travel
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS or a comparable field is preferred.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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