Chief of Staff at Paragon (W20)
$150k - $200k  •  0.01% - 0.10%
The embedded integration platform for SaaS apps.
Los Angeles, CA
Full-time
6+ years
About Paragon

Paragon is an embedded integration platform for SaaS apps - we enable companies to build products that integrate with the SaaS ecosystem. With Paragon, software companies can integrate with hundreds of different SaaS apps in minutes while providing their customers with a seamless, unified integration experience. Our vision is to build the connecting layer for all software that enables every application in the world to work together seamlessly.

In the last year, we've grown by over 6x and now work with nearly 100 customers around the world. We've raised over $3.5M from world-class investors like Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, Soma Capital, and Village Global, and have been featured in Techcrunch and Forbes

About the role

We're looking for a Chief of Staff to join our team at Paragon! You will work directly with the CEO to execute strategic project and initiatives across the team while building while helping us shape the team culture and work environment from ground zero. As a strategic partner, you’ll anticipate the needs of the organization and the CEO, acting as a liason, providing support and being responsible for a broad variety of tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization. You'll use a high level of initiative, good judgment, integrity, flexibility, and problem-solving skills - if that idea sounds exciting to you, we'd love to chat!

You'll work with us in our beautiful, dog-friendly office in West LA. If you're currently based somewhere else in the US, we can sponsor your relocation to Los Angeles.

About Paragon

Paragon is an embedded integration platform for SaaS apps - we enable companies to build products that integrate with the SaaS ecosystem. With Paragon, software companies can integrate with hundreds of different SaaS apps in minutes while providing their customers with a seamless, unified integration experience. Our vision is to build the connecting layer for all software that enables every application in the world to work together seamlessly.

In the last year, we've grown by over 6x and now work with nearly 100 customers around the world. We've raised over $3.5M from world-class investors like Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, Soma Capital, and Village Global, and have been featured in Techcrunch and Forbes.

What you'll do

  • Work closely with our CEO to drive Paragon's business strategy from inception to successful execution
  • Assist CEO with pivotal initiatives, spanning across different teams, to meet our growth objectives.
  • Proactively manage and prioritize CEO’s time with external parties, such as with press, prospects, customers, partners, investors, candidates and more
  • Build structure and focus through quarterly and yearly OKRs while leading executive leadership through planning and tracking
  • Serve as a member of the leadership team working closely with function leaders and managers on strategic initiatives to improve collaboration and transparency across the org

Who you are

  • 5+ years of experience in Strategy or Project Management. Experience in Engineering a plus
  • Execution-oriented - you're relentlessly organized; you’re comfortable managing many work streams; you know how to make the right trade-offs and communicate your work to people across different teams, roles and functions
  • You've solved ambiguous problems by applying frameworks to get to the first principles, aligning resources on the goal, executing, learning, and adapting
  • Confident working in a high-autonomy, fast-paced environment where you'll be responsible for decisions that influence the direction of the company

We'll provide

  • New laptop/equipment of your choice
  • Top of the line health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Annual team retreats
  • Relocation to LA
Technology

We're a full-stack javascript shop (Node.js, React) and you'll work closely with technologies like AWS, Kubernetes, and Docker. You'll also play a large role in helping make architectural decisions and choosing which tools we work with.

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