Chief of Staff to the EVP Of Engineering

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 24, 2022

This role will sit within the Business Operations & Strategy team and partner directly with our Executive VP of Engineering.

Business Operations & Strategy is a cross-functional team working across the whole company – including both product and operations. The team is a partner to the senior leadership at Coinbase focusing on high-impact strategic projects and data analyses.

This role will support Executive VP of Engineering. They will work directly with the EVP and engineering leadership on organizational effectiveness, internal & external communications, and special projects, and have accountability for key initiatives and deliverables owned across the organization. They will partner closely with our Product, Engineering, and Design (PED) Office, a group of cross-functional partners working to make the engineering team more efficient and effective.


-Structure complex, ambiguous technical & strategic problems for the Coinbase leadership team

-Help monitor and improve organizational health across our engineering team

-Drive content creation, including design, narrative and data analysis, for key internal & external communications, including team and company all-hands, newsletters, external appearances, and the Coinbase blog

-Analyze large amounts of information and data quickly and effectively to reduce complexity and make actionable recommendations for Coinbase.

-Partner with the engineering and business teams to use data & insights to make informed judgments.

-Steer large, cross-functional projects and build consensus with senior leadership across the organization.

Job Requirements

-BA / BS degree or equivalent practical experience.

-5+ years of experience in any combination of

  • Previous technical roles (e.g., engineering, data science / analytics, product);
  • Chief of Staff role for a senior technical leader; and/or
  • Top tier management consulting or investment banking firm

-Outstanding executive-level verbal and written communication skills

-Solid analytical and problem solving skills, with the interpersonal capability to ensure they are implemented

-Passion for solving complex problems, and building scalable processes.

-Comfort working in a high growth, constantly changing environment.

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