Strategic Sourcing Manager


Posted on 5/2/2024



5,001-10,000 employees

Unified data, analytics, and AI platform

Data & Analytics


Seattle, WA, USA

Required Skills
Financial analysis
Customer Service
  • 5+ years in a strategic sourcing role for indirect categories of spend, particularly in SaaS sourcing.
  • Partner with suppliers, internal business customers, and senior management.
  • Experience delivering price optimization and cost savings.
  • Experience managing global procurement responsibilities, using a strategic sourcing methodology, including opportunity analysis and identification, supplier selection, risk and compliance evaluation, contract negotiation, and financial analysis.
  • Develop strategic sourcing plans and dive deep in contract details with an understanding of how contracts are structured.
  • Process and customer service inspired.
  • Experience with systems such as NetSuite and Coupa.
  • Lead Technology sourcing strategies and correspondingly negotiate and redline contracts.
  • Work directly with the CIO and other senior leaders in developing and implementing a SaaS category strategy to meet company objectives.
  • Lead transformational activities to build Strategic Sourcing organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency.
  • Prepare Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quotation (RFQ), evaluation of responses.
  • Lead evaluation, selection, development, and retention of the suppliers providing goods and services needed to conduct business.
  • Lead total cost of ownership analysis and cost modeling.
  • Support important partners and FP&A to meet budget goals.
  • Use current spend information and knowledge to identify potential cost reduction plans.
  • Provide reporting and strategic analysis on current/ future spend.
  • Improve supplier performance against negotiated service level agreements and quality metrics.

Databricks provides a Lakehouse Platform integrating data management, analytics, and AI capabilities across a range of industries. Employing tools like Delta Lake and Databricks SQL enhances operational efficiency and precision. As a workplace, it offers a collaborative and technology-driven environment, promoting growth through cutting-edge machine learning solutions and a commitment to leading the industry in data innovation. This makes it an inspiring place for tech professionals to advance their careers in a vibrant and forward-thinking setting.

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Extended health care including dental and vision

Life/AD&D and disability coverage

Equity awards

Flexible Vacation

Gym reimbursement

Annual personal development fund

Work headphones reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Business travel accident insurance

Paid Parental Leave