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Helpful (3)

Collaborative, transparent, wonderful place to work.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Okta full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

It's a fabulous balance of hard work and play at Okta. Yeah it has the start up perks like ping pong, kegs, x box, etc., but it also has a culture of getting your work done and delivering results. Whether it be working until 7:30 pm (when dinner is served), or getting in at 6 am to finish a project. Okta makes it very clear that if you work hard, you can play hard. You're surrounded by some of the most intelligent and creative people in the world, and having the opportunity to work with these innovators in the software industry is the best part of working at Okta. Seriously, Todd McKinnon built Salesforce, and he eats lunch with us every day.

Cons

The hours can be a bit intense. There are no set hours at Okta, but leaving before 5 pm is unacceptable. But who cares - you'll be having fun and you won't even notice it's 8 pm.

Advice to Management

At times Okta can be so obsessed with training and enablement that it get's a bit clustered. They're still getting onboarding figured out, but it get's better every day. Right now it requires a lot of extra work from employees just to bring new people up to speed. That's part of the culture though - team work and collaboration.

Okta Response

Aug 26, 2014 – Lead Recruiter

Even CEO’s have to eat! We agree that onboarding can be improved, and have focused on establishing a standard curriculum and process that will require less heavy lifting each time. You will see ... More

Other Employee Reviews for Okta

  1. Helpful (1)

    Great product and talented people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Okta full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The product is an industry leader and the pay is competitive. There are some top notch professionals at the company and they have the top VC's in the country backing them.

    Cons

    Adoption of cloud IAM is slow in the enterprise space. Seems to be difficult finding a compelling reason for customers to purchase. Cut throat sales environment.

    Advice to Management

    Look at acquiring companies to create a competitive advantage.

    Okta Response

    Aug 26, 2014 – Lead Recruiter

    Identity management is indeed a competitive space, but Okta continues to differentiate itself against the competition. Gartner recognized that this summer with our clear “leader” ranking. And, with ... More


  2. Fast Rising Startup Strong Leadership & Great Culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Okta full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    * Okta is a great place to see the impact you make on a daily basis. * Respectful & collaborative work environment. * Hight talent bar, so your co-workers are really good at their jobs. * Culture built on collaboration & mutual respect. * Transparency from executive leadership. * Opportunity for career growth. * Great benefits and perks! (Free lunch 3 days per week, massage, happy hours, etc.)

    Cons

    * A bit of a walk from BART. * Not much else to say here. I've been here for 3 months. The honeymoon is over and I'm still madly in love.

    Advice to Management

    * Keep up the great work. You've built a top notch company and culture that employees respect and enjoy.

    Okta Response

    Aug 26, 2014 – Lead Recruiter

    Thanks for the comments – glad you are excited! While the honeymoon might be over, we certainly look forward to many anniversaries to come!


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