Okta is hiring a

Lead Recruiter, Software Engineering (Atlanta, GA) (Remote Eligible)

Atlanta, United States

Okta Talent Acquisition is growing, and we are adding a Technical Recruiter to our team! You will be responsible for closely partnering with our Software Engineering leadership to build and execute strategies that attract the very best SaaS engineering talent who will create world-class Identity products for Okta and its customers. To be successful in this role, you must be able to think broadly, keep pace in a highly fluid, ever-changing & collaborative workplace. You must also have excellent communication skills in order to engage & influence our engineering leadership team as they partner with you to apply recruiting best practices in acquiring talent in this hyper-competitive market.

Okta is disrupting a multi-billion-dollar industry … are you ready to join us?

Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Partner with our Engineering leadership, Recruiters and Sourcers to hire the best technical talent in market
  • Execute sourcing and recruiting strategies that deliver key results
  • Use data and metrics reporting to drive continuous process and strategy improvement
  • Collaborate in the development of strategies that influence and attract the right talent to join Okta at the right time
  • Operate as a Talent Partner through consultation, applying best practices to optimize for the best hiring decision


  • 5+ years of experience recruiting best-in-market technical talent for a fast-paced, high growth technology company
  • Previous experience recruiting engineers who develop Frontend, Backend or Full stack software for enterprise or mobile SaaS platform products
  • Passion and experience recruiting software engineering talent across various industries including but not limited to enterprise & consumer products
  • Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement
  • High Emotional Quotient (EQ) and ability to navigate nuance
  • Ability to learn and execute innovative sourcing strategies
  • Ability to learn and leverage stellar negotiation skills
  • Proven track record and success recruiting in a technology product company
  • Model the behaviors of a true team player and be a guardian of the Okta culture
  • Detail oriented and comfortable using applicant tracking systems like Greenhouse

Education and Certification:

  • BS/BA degree preferred


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/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.