Sr. Workplace Specialist


The Real Estate & Workplace Facilities Site Manager will lead Databricks' San Francisco operations, with full responsibilities for our Headquarters location. You will help develop strategies and implement tactical solutions to support Databricks' exponential growth across the region.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow the Bay Area support team and manage important 3rd party relationships that will be the backbone of our growth. This region has over 1000 employees locations with plans to increase headcount in the next several years. You may be required to travel to other Bay Area office locations. This position reports directly to the West Coast REW Regional Manager.

The impact you will have:

  • Deliver the best in class service for employees, customers and investors
  • Plan support for internal events/training/hackdays as well as company happy hours
  • Oversee front of house activities such as: security management, food and beverage programs
  • Guide all facilities and workplace operations to achieve an exceptional environment which manifests and deepens company culture in our workplaces
  • Work cross functionally with your extended North America team supporting projects and programs within the scope of Workplace and Real Estate Operations
  • Ensure a coverage model that supports day to day facilities requests are completed – work as a part of REW team to follow standards and key measures to ensure a consistent level of support
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders (EA's, team leaders) and partner teams (HR, IT, Finance and property management) as well as external vendor services to ensure highest quality solutions
  • Work on special projects as a part of the global REW team
  • Help develop, improve and document consistent operational processes such as: Oversee regular office maintenance programs- janitorial, patch & paint and safety equipment etc
  • Optimize and document operational processes: OpEx, CapEx, Security and Safety Programs

What we look for:

  • 5+ years Facilities management experience with responsibility for operations and service delivery
  • Experience building schedules, coverage models and working with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Good communication skills and the ability to draft office communications
  • Proven organizational skills, managing multiple work streams and projects
  • Customer focussed attitude – ensuring consistently high quality resolutions
  • Financial and budget experience; including sourcing/procuring goods or services and following procurement best practices
  • Experience working and managing projects within a distributed, remote environment


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

About Databricks

Databricks is the lakehouse company. More than 7,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

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At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.