Chief Of Staff

United States
Aug 10, 2022
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Chief of Staff

People & Operations

Would you love the challenge and thrill of joining a market leader in a rapidly growing category and working closely with its CEO? Do you have exceptional communication skills, whether in Slack, email, slides, or a spreadsheet? Do you love making an impact and getting things done? If so, we want to talk to you!

Timescale is building the next big database company, and we are seeking a Chief of Staff responsible for being our CEO’s right hand and helping him manage large scale projects and initiatives across the company.

We are continuing to grow and need a self-motivated, resourceful, and superlative communicator who can navigate a constantly changing environment with ease. Timescale is an all-remote organization. This is a full-time position and can be located anywhere within North America.


  • Oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of the CEO.
  • Plan and administer executive staff meetings ensuring goals are tracked outcomes are delivered
  • Own tracking of our KPIs and operating strategically and analytically.
  • Draft and Manage materials and updates with our board of directors and investors.
  • Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimizing company efficiency and productivity.


  • Passion for fast-paced startup environment
  • Superlative communication skills, whether communicating via Slack, email, slides, spreadsheet
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically to get things done
  • Excellent data analysis and spreadsheet skills
  • Exceptional cross-organizational skills with the ability to gracefully navigate, listen, synthesize, influence, de-escalate and re-route issues across the org chart; comfortable asking for help from leadership
  • Maintain a positive attitude, even in the face of adversity
  • Sense of urgency and humor
  • A creative mind with track record of taking initiative by recommending thoughtful alternatives and then implementing them


  • Past experience working at an early stage hyper-growth startup
  • 6-10+ years of experience, including 3+ years as a product manager or engineer
  • Computer Science or similar technical degree
  • MBA

About Timescale🐯

Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB, the industry-leading relational database for time-series. Tens of thousands of organizations trust TimescaleDB today with their mission-critical time-series applications. The company is dedicated to serving software developers and businesses worldwide, enabling them to build exceptional data-driven products that measure everything that matters: software applications, industrial equipment, financial markets, blockchain activity, consumer behavior, machine learning models, climate change, and more. Analyzing data across the time dimension (“time-series data”) enables developers to understand what is happening right now, how that is changing, and why that is changing. Timescale is a fully remote company with a global🌎 workforce and is backed by Tiger Global, Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, Icon Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and other leading investors. For more information, visit www.timescale.com or follow @TimescaleDB.

Working at Timescale🐯

Timescale is breaking boundaries and setting new standards in the innovating and rapidly growing time-series data industry. Built on the foundation of people-focused values and principles, Timescale makes sure integrity, mutual respect, and compassion is at the heart of everything we do. Empowered by our Co-Founders, Ajay Kulkarni (CEO) and Mike Freedman (CTO), we are challenging the norm by working with people who continuously inspire and teach us 🤝.

Enjoy debating the crunch-factor of different chicken nuggets 🍗, sweating it out during lunch 💦, talking about your kids, whether they be actual children 👶🏽, potted plants 🌱, or four-legged creatures 🐾? You’ll fit right in at Timescale!

What we’re offering

Benefits may differ from country to country.

  • Flexible PTO and family leave
  • Fridays off in August 😎
  • Full remote work from almost anywhere
  • Stock options
  • Monthly WiFi stipend
  • Professional development and educational benefits 📚
  • Premium insurance options for you and your family (US employees)
  • FSA/Dependent FSA plans (US employees)
  • 401(k) retirement plan (US employees)
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