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Strategy and Operations Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024


While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

  • Remote - CA
  • Remote - NY

Databricks is looking for a motivated Strategy and Operations Manager to join our Field Engineering team that helps define Go-To-Market (GTM) strategy, provides strategic analyses and instills operational thoughtfulness to our successful & fast-growing GTM business. You will use data and qualitative information to help our Sales and Field Engineering Leadership manage the business. You will support essential aspects of our GTM design and annual planning process. You will help build our data and analytics foundation including executive reporting, health of business reviews, dashboards, and indicators. You will work with our Field Engineering, Sales, Finance, Data, Marketing, Order Ops, and other GTM teams. You will report to the Sr. Director/Director Strategy and Ops.

The impact you will have:

  • Establish the GTM Strategy and build processes in place to ensure we have the right investments at the right time
  • Be a trusted partner to the GTM Leadership by defining, tracking, and implementing goals, programs and strategies that scale
  • Guide annual GTM planning process (FY and long-range modeling, investment return on investment analysis, HC planning, capacity setting)
  • Design and manage the headcount forecasting process (FY, long-range, and quarterly modeling)
  • Lead executive analyses, strategies, and deliverables (e.g., board materials, QBR)
  • Provide visibility and performance tracking to the business (Operational councils, Ops reviews, rep. efficiency and productivity indicators, dashboards)
  • Help build our data and reporting foundation
  • Improve operational efficiency by automating and improving processes, and dashboards that scale

What we look for:

  • 7+ years of strategy & operations experience (Investment banking, strategy consulting, FP&A, business operations, Enterprise/Mid-Market SaaS experience)
  • Ability and passion to analyze, set priorities, and solve complex problems.
  • Propensity to summarize complex concepts and data and present clear information to executives, teams, and internal customers.
  • Data expert: Querying and scoping (SQL, Databricks, BigQuery), analysis (Excel), summarizing (pivot tables, charts, slides, written explanation), reporting (dashboards, repositories)
  • Process expert: Envision E2E process change to solve our needs, drive agreement, document requirements, guide execution in partnership with IT, perform UAT, and report on progress.
  • Proficient in BI and sales tools (eg: Salesforce, Tableau, Redash)
  • Passion for building and managing high performance global team.
  • A fondness for customer service and patience


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • FSA, HSA and Commuter Benefit Plans
  • Equity Awards
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Family Planning
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Annual Career Development Fund
  • Home Office/Work Headphones Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Mental Wellness Resources

Pay Range Transparency

Databricks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range(s) for this role is listed below and represents base salary range for non-commissionable roles or on-target earnings for commissionable roles. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, relevant certifications and training, and specific work location. Based on the factors above, Databricks utilizes the full width of the range. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for annual performance bonus, equity, and the benefits listed above. For more information regarding which range your location is in visit our page here.

Zone 1 Pay Range
$122,100$216,000 USD

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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