• Location
    • Remote
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 23, 2021
  • Function
  • Business Development
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. More than 50 million professional and aspiring programmers visit Stack Overflow each month to help solve coding problems, develop new skills, and find job opportunities.

We partner with businesses to help them understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers. Our products and services are focused on public knowledge sharingtechnical sub-communitiesdeveloper marketingemployer branding, and company knowledge sharing. Our clientele includes Google, Microsoft, Bloomberg, and many other Fortune 500 names.

Stack Overflow is looking for an Executive Business Partner for the Chief Product & Technology Officer. The role can be performed virtually, supporting a remote-first organization, but your working hours will need to align with US Eastern time.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You’re adaptable, a digital native, and an organizational professional.
  • You have a passion for technology, a people-first mindset, and a commitment to providing outstanding partnership with the Product, Design, Engineering, and Community (PDEC) organization.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy managing a wide range of responsibilities.
  • You are a trusted partner. Executive leadership, cross-functional partners, and peers turn to you for your knowledge and perspective, they want to collaborate with you, and they trust that you’ll be critically thinking about everything that comes your way.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Anticipate, manage and support the work, priorities and goals of the Chief Product & Technology Officer allowing them to maximize their efficiency and impact
  • Organize, coordinate, and prepare content for department and leadership meetings and communications
  • Manage high volume calendars and schedule complex meetings
  • Handle confidential information with the utmost discretion and sensitivity
  • Comprehend complex organizational operations and demonstrate an ability to make well-reasoned recommendations to executives and their teams to streamline functions
  • Work as a strategic and collaborative partner to executives, peers, and leaders within the PDEC organization
  • Coordinate meeting, event, and travel logistics as needed

Who you’ll be working with:

  • You’ll be reporting directly to the Chief Product & Technology Officer.
  • You’ll also be working closely with the VPs & Directors of Product, Community and Engineering, other executive administrators and workplace operations partners.

Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a similar role, providing direct support for executives and their organization
  • Experience working with technology organizations
  • Proficiency with Google Suite required, and familiarity with Slack strongly preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Enthusiasm for problem-solving and optimization, specifically in regards to meeting planning, communication, and prioritization
  • Passion for product development, learning new skills/concepts/systems, and project management
  • Excel at working collaboratively across departments and building trust with cross-functional partners
  • Extremely detail-oriented with exemplary time-management skills
  • Ability to work in a virtual team environment; experience supporting remote executives and teams across multiple time zones is a plus
  • Flexibility and agility in an ever-changing environment
  • A self-starter, resourceful, and intuitive, enabling you to identify opportunities and make decisions with minimal guidance or direction
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to best represent yourself, our executives and Stack Overflow

Some of what you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • 20 days paid vacation
  • Generous parental leave (16 weeks at 100% pay), family care leave, and paid sick days
  • Long-Term Incentives
  • Completely free health insurance (no copay, no premiums)
  • 401K match
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Employees will never be poked with a sharp stick
  • If your role is not located in one of our offices…. We’ll reimburse you up to $2,000 to set up a great home office.

If you want to work in our office… You’ll be in our headquarters in New York City, and enjoy additional benefits like free lunches, transportation reimbursement, and all the espresso you can drink.

Work Environment:

We’re a remote-friendly team. Whether you work remotely or work out of our New York office (re-opening voluntarily Fall 2021), you’ll be part of a remote work culture that emphasizes online communication (Slack, GitHub, Hangouts, Zoom, Stack Overflow for Teams).

  • Employment is conditioned upon successfully completing a background check and having the appropriate legal right to work.
  • Diverse teams build better products.

Legally, we need you to know this:

Stack Exchange, Inc. does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.

But we want to add this:

We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.