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Sr. Executive Assistant to SVP, Engineering



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

REQ #: RDQ224R377


This person will support the Head of Engineering and partner with them to help operationalize the strategy of their team. You will work across Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Product and other important functions within the company. You will work on strategic and community events for the product management team.

  • The SVP is prepared for all meetings, his calendar is accurate and forward looking
  • The calendar is effectively prioritized and meetings are scheduled in a timely manner
  • Stakeholders receive timely responses to all requests
  • The SVP efficient in their use of time, leading to a more productive team and company
  • Strategic initiatives run by the executive assistant are well executed and deliver on defined outcomes


  • Calendar management - organizes all meetings including but not limited to team meetings, customer, and internal business partner meetings across international time zones
  • Builds and maintains records of all meeting requests and closes out all requests in a timely manner. Keeps to a strong SLA on responding to requests
  • Manages offsite meetings, events, and programs in support in support of the SVP and their staff
  • Ensures all meeting invites have the appropriate details to have an effective meeting
  • May be required to support other executive staff members if there's a gap in coverage due to PTO, sickness, maternity leave or other absence.


  • Minimum of 10+ years of applicable executive administrative experience, ideally from a global software organization
  • Worked with VPs/SVPs in Engineering, Product in large organizations.
  • Worked with VPs managing over 2000+ people in engineering, customer facing and/or technical roles
  • Ability to work at a fast paced with shifting priorities in a hyper scaling company
  • Experience supporting a high growth company and preferable directly supporting an executive staff member
  • High attention to detail, organization and process abilities
  • Strong calendaring skills (Gmail and Google Calendar experience mandatory)
  • Strong teamwork skills; and a confident ability to offer suggestions and improvements to process and work very collaboratively with others
  • Strong relationship management skills, ability to build a personal network throughout the company
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with senior leaders and external partners


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Equity awards

  • Flexible time off

  • Paid parental leave

  • Family Planning

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Annual personal development fund

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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
$105,800$187,100 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.

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