Chief of Staff
$100,000 USD Per Year
$50 USD PER HOUR AT 40 HOURS PER WEEK
DRIVE RADICALLY DIFFERENTIATED ENGINEERING TEAMS
DELIVER TOUGH HIGH VALUE GOALS
WORK WITH TOP 1% OF GLOBAL TALENT
We are looking for a highly intelligent, self-motivated individual that possess expert project management, task management, operational skills, knowledge of software engineering with experience in coding, an extreme attention to detail, and thrives in a fast-paced virtual environment to support our COO as Chief of Staff. If you are a cross-functional leader, an execution machine and want a perspective straight from COO’s office of one of the largest private software enterprises in the world - this role is for you.
The right candidate to be the Chief of Staff will interact daily to prioritize and project manage work with top executives. She/he will assist the planning, coordination and execution of business initiatives including software engineering projects. The Chief of Staff will liaise with internal and external stakeholders to lead and support global engineering programs, executive communication and customer relationship management. Your goal will be to offload and handle independently as many of these requests as possible, ensuring that commitments and deadlines are never missed across the dozens of wide-varying tasks.
This is not an administrative assistant role. You will be expected to solve complex problems, manage execution of projects across functional groups and have a deep understanding of engineering. For example, your first assignment will be to deep dive into the docker based development environment platform called “devspaces”and prepare a business value delivery report.
Drive the COO’s Business Value Goals
Prioritize and triage requests from throughout the global organization
Independently able to navigate complex organizations and find solutions to tasks
Meet daily for a half hour with Group COO to ensure his commitments and tasks are met
Able to elicit required decisions to ensure your commitments and tasks are met
Create dashboards and provide deep dive analysis on key metrics that allows to identify any risk or deviation that prevents achievement of COO’s goals
Computer Sciences Bachelor Degree or Higher
5+ years of experience in code writing for software development
Management Experience within International or Multinational Company
Project Management Experience across cross-functional teams with demonstrated ability to lead complex strategic and operational initiatives
Intelligent and organized with ability to manage a vast number of projects simultaneously and ensure that COO’s office never misses sensitive deadlines
Excellent English written and oral communication, presentation and facilitation skills
Comfort in a rapidly changing environment and able to work in virtual environment
Strong sense of urgency and results orientation