Chief of Staff

San Carlos, California /
Management /
Hybrid (Full-time or Part-time)
At Cache DNA, we have one ambitious mission: to make data widely accessible and useful by providing the best format for storing biomolecules in the world. We believe that DNA and RNA are the modern bits, so we're bringing together hardware, software, and biochemistry to develop the first wet operating system for storing, accessing, and computing nucleic acids at scale.

We are rebuilding the backbone of precision medicine, and we are looking for operators who are curious about the factors driving the core business of a deeptech startup. You like to embed yourself in teams and work directly with founders. Together, you will help us carry out our mission and learn in an entrepreneurial environment.

Qualifications

    • Superior organizational skills and ability to execute on a timeline
    • You are a pleasure to be around / work with and have high levels of self-awareness and empathy combined with a strong work ethic
    • You are a curious person with a strong desire to grow
    • You are passionate about solving complex problems in a high growth, constantly changing environment
    • You are highly self-directed and resourceful, with the ability and desire to foster a culture of collaboration and partnership across the company
    • You are distinct in identifying problems, better-defining them, and executing to solve them
    • You have a strong ability to research, analyze, and synthesize quantitative and qualitative information
    • You are willing to engage in big picture thinking, day-to-day execution, and have an interest in keeping up with emerging technologies
    • You are an exceptional writer and communicator, a strategic thinker, an independent leader who works effectively with limited direction
    • You have experience interfacing and collaborating with research institutions and B2B clients and have a desire to continue doing so

Preferred

    • MBA, MS, BA/BS Degree or equivalent practical experience
    • 3+ years at a top consultancy, investment bank, tech company, or early-stage startup
    • You have experience or interest in precision medicine, genomics, digital health, edge computing, artificial intelligence, and/or enterprise SaaS

Responsibilities

    • You will be a force-multiplier for and thought partner to the founding team, having significant impact on the business from both a strategic and operational perspective
    • You will report to the CEO and collaborate across all functional areas of our business
    • As the company scales, you will have the opportunity to transition into a significant leadership role or leverage our resources and network to start your own company / find your next endeavor
    • Developing strategic initiatives, building business and operational best-practices, coordinating stakeholder engagement, and improving execution
    • Analyzing opportunities, conducting research, developing go-forward plans, and translating recommendations into results
    • Guiding the company towards scalable growth
    • While we have our own ideas, your scope will include whatever you may see fit to push forward the speed and success of our organization
Cache DNA is an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. Compensation is commensurate with experience.