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Senior Corporate Counsel, Product Legal

$187,000- $314,000/ year
Posted Jun 10
Full Time
HybridUnited States

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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.

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Senior Corporate Counsel, Product Counsel

Accelerate your career by joining Okta as a member of our Product Legal Team! As Senior Corporate Counsel, Product Legal you’ll be helping to build a scalable global Product Legal function and providing frontline product counseling in support of Okta’s global product portfolio.

To succeed in this role, you will need to use excellent business judgment and critical thinking to provide pragmatic and effective legal solutions aligned with business objectives while mitigating legal risks. To be successful in our remote or hybrid work environment, you should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in view of evolving business conditions and goals. You will work closely with key internal business and technology partners on various strategic and tactical legal matters relating to the development and release of Okta offerings. You will support the introduction of new solutions and channels, ensure production readiness, build scalable compliance strategies, and address customer needs.

What You’ll Be Doing


  • Counsel and work closely with Okta’s Product Management and Engineering teams through all stages of software product and cloud service life cycles to support development, readiness and release by reviewing and issue spotting on a wide range of issues related to intellectual property, open source, data privacy & security, marketing, competition, payment, and other legal and regulatory matters
  • Develop strong and collaborative relationships with cross-functional partners across Okta to effectively deliver on complex projects
  • Support M&A activities, including diligence and integration
  • Review, draft and negotiate technology agreements related to Okta’s product portfolio, e.g., inbound license agreements, partner agreements, consulting and development agreements
  • Perform due diligence to ensure compliance with third-party agreements, open source licenses, security attestations, privacy policies, and government regulations and certifications
  • Review order document language and draft offering specific terms for new and innovative products and release methods
  • Help develop, document, and socialize scalable and repeatable practices and procedures for internal clients to access legal support

What You’ll Bring To The Role


  • 6-8 years of law firm and/or in-house experience, including at least 4 years working on relevant product matters, preferably with some experience at a software/SaaS company
  • Strong understanding of cloud service offerings, including managed service offerings and multi-tenant SaaS architecture
  • Ability to understand technical lingo and concepts as well as fluency in software development methods and related business models
  • Expertise in intellectual property, open source issues, and information and product security, along with an awareness of data privacy issues.
  • Sound and practical legal and business judgment, as well as the ability to think strategically and develop strong working relationships with key internal clients
  • Wide and general knowledge of global laws that can affect product development and release
  • Self-motivation to take the initiative and dig in to understand and independently advise on issues related to product counseling of first impression
  • Experience drafting contract language and negotiating strongly preferred
  • Team oriented with a sense of humor
  • Strong academic background and a licensed lawyer in good standing in the jurisdiction where you work and reside

Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit:

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:

$187,000—$280,000 USD

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:

$210,000—$314,000 USD

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


  • Amazing Benefits
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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!

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.

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