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Chief of Staff
Product & Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • You live and breathe agile; you believe in collaboration, constant improvement, are open to change, and want to deliver
  • You see things through start to finish; you exhibit a deep sense of responsibility
  • Organizing is a hobby; you have a no-stone-unturned approach and a strong attention to detail
  • Solid business acumen and critical thinking
  • Scope and create structure out of undefined ideas
  • Ability to interpret and restructure problems for both pedestrian and technically advanced audience and offer a path forward with any required trade-offs
  • Is not intimidated with developing and executing complex projects
  • Is a voice of reason and resolution when dealing with risks and roadblocks
  • Geeks out on budgets and spreadsheets
  • Enjoy presenting - strong verbal communication skills is a must!
  • Knack for synthesizing amorphous ideas into impactful visual slides
  • Comfortable interacting, partnering, and influencing leaders while upholding the highest degree of confidentiality and trust
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set; willingness to work outside stated job description responsibilities
  • Can switch from tactical to strategic with ease
  • Comfortable in a multifaceted and frequently ambiguous environment
  • Ability to build effective work relationships at all levels of the organization, influence behavior, lead change, and effectively delegate
  • Likes to build teams and functions
  • High EQ with a sense of humor and willingness to roll with the punches
  • 10+ years of experience in a Chief of Staff, business planning & operations management, working in/with a Product & Engineering organization plus
  • 10+years of experience with managing complex projects from initiation to completion; PMP certification preferred
  • Understanding of SaaS technologies and ecosystems, operational workflows and architectural infrastructure best practices
  • Education: Bachelor's degree or higher. MBA may be an advantage, but not required
  • Ability to conduct data-rich analysis and to build consensus around recommendations
  • Expert communication and presentation skills
  • Closely partner with the CPO to ensure a consistent business operating rhythm (strategy, processes, systems, reporting), define fiscal year strategy, drive OKR planning and execution
  • Serve as the execution arm for program management of strategic / special enterprise-wide projects; may span beyond the scope of Product & Engineering, requiring seamless cross-company collaboration
  • Regularly crystallize and promote the Product & Engineering strategic plans to the broader organization to ensure alignment and productivity
  • Assists in facilitating decision-making with the CPO and the Product & Engineering senior leadership team; acts as confidant, sounding board, and advisor to offer sound perspective and guidance
  • Support board deck, exec offsite, or other major artifact preparation individually or as part of CoS cohort

1,001-5,000 employees

Global sales enablement solution
Company Overview
Seismic helps marketing and sales teams fulfill their promise to drive revenue together.
  • Generous paid parental leave - Paid time off for moms and dads to spend time bonding with their new bundle of joy.
  • End-of-year paid recharge week - Our global offices shut down, allowing us all to unwind while we gear up for the new year ahead.
  • High performance bonus incentives - Employees are rewarded on a semi-annual basis for their awesome contributions to Seismic.
  • Global company meet-ups - An annual meet-up in sunny San Diego for a week of bonding, learning, and fun.
Company Core Values
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Creativity
  • Financial growth