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Solution Engineer, Team Lead (Bengaluru) - Okta

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Job Title
Solution Engineer, Team Lead (Bengaluru)
Job Location
Bengaluru, India
Job Description

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.

Our India Pre-Sales Global Innovation Center

Okta Global Innovation Center in Bengaluru is helping fuel our growth worldwide. As part of this, we are expanding the team with exceptional talent. In this team, you will focus on accelerating customers in our Commercial segments in the United States, which ranges from digitally native start-ups to scaling SMB’s. 

As a Solutions Engineer you will:

  • Support our customers along their sales journey by showing them the value of the Okta technology through live demonstrations and sales presentations.
  • Sell directly to IT managers,Developers, Product Managers and at times, more senior executives across a range of industries.
  • Showcase the value of Okta technology with a focus on workforce identity management, IAM, and related concepts.
  • Execute well-defined, outcome-focused POCs
  • Maintain a broad and deep technical understanding of the Okta product line and the underlying technologies and protocols.
  • Occasionally participate in local and regional events evangelizing Okta as a presenter and an attendee.
  • Act as a team lead for US commercial segment to align SE resources, manage sales relationship in the region and mentor new SEs.

We are looking for:

  • 5-8 years of working experience in IAM or related fields as a Customer Facing Solution Engineer/ Presales/Consultant 
  • Expertise or hand-on in IAM, single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, passwordless authentication, universal directory, privileged access, and device access.
  • Experience working with REST APIs and SDKs 
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and solutions, incorporating white-boarding, practical examples, and product demonstrations
  • Experience in a customer-facing role such as Consulting or Pre-Sales
  • You’re a natural at building relationships, listening, and managing time well

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with one or more authentication or authorisation protocols (OAuth, OAuth2, OIDC, SAML, LDAP) together with experience in customer identity frameworks.
  • Experience building web applications, incorporating both front and backend languages/frameworks
  • Experience working with HTTP, HTML, and REST services. This includes the ability to use the dev tools in a browser to explain HTTP traffic and an HTTP client (like curl or Postman) to interact with an HTTP service
  • Understanding of core security concerns within a typical application (password hashing, SSL/TLS, encryption at rest, XSS, XSRF)


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

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. Find your place at Okta today! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy/

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Okta Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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Okta Company Size

Between 5,000 - 10,000 employees

Okta Founded Year


Okta Total Amount Raised


Okta Funding Rounds

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  • Post Ipo Equity

    $1,000,000,000 USD

  • IPO


  • Series F

    $75,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $75,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $27,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $25,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $16,500,000 USD

  • Series A

    $10,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $750,000 USD