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Manager, Strategy & Operations

Heredia, Costa Rica


Databricks is looking for a motivated Strategy and Planning Manager to join our Go-to-Market (GTM) Strat Ops team. We help build Learning & Enablement strategy, provide strategic analyses, and drive a data-driven decision making approach to our successful & fast-growing Learning business.

You will use data and qualitative information to help Learning & Enablement  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 Enablement, Finance, Data, Operations, and other GTM teams. 

The impact you will have:

  • Establish the Learning Strategy and build processes in place to ensure we have the right investments at the right time
  • Be a trusted partner to the Learning Leadership team by defining, tracking, and implementing goals, programs, and strategies that scale
  • Guide annual GTM planning process (FY and long-range modeling, Return on Investment analysis, HC planning, capacity setting)
  • Design and manage headcount forecasting process (FY, long-range, and quarterly modeling)
  • Lead executive analyses, strategies, and deliverables (e.g. QBR)
  • Promote Databricks enterprise cloud data platform powered by Apache Spark™
  • Provide visibility and performance tracking to the business (business reviews, productivity Indicators, dashboards)
  • Maintain and develop our data and reporting foundation

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of strategy & operations experience (Investment banking, strategy consulting, FP&A, business operations, 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), analysis (Excel), summarizing (pivot tables, charts, slides, written explanation), reporting (dashboards)
  • Rigor and attention to detail to drive a business cadence and drive execution
  • Passion for working highly collaboratively across GTM functions
  • A fondness for customer service, patience and humility in a very faced paced growth business


  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Private Life Insurance
  • Equity Awards
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Annual Career Development Fund
  • Home Office/Work Headphone Reimbursement
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance

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 TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

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