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Executive Administrative Assistant to the Chief Product Officer

Multiple Locations: San Diego, California, United States • Los Angeles, California, United States


Requisition Number: 214276

External Description:

San Diego, CA

Our Company:

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data plaform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.


Teradata is currently seeking an energetic, and highly detail-oriented self-starter with excellent people skills to support and partner with the Chief Product Officer (CPO) in our San Diego office. The Executive Assistant to the CPO must be able to operate within a fast-paced, rapidly changing growth environment. S/he must be flexible and demonstrate the ability to manage ambiguity. The ideal candidate must also operate within a high level of discretion & confidentiality, possess excellent interpersonal skills, experience with project coordination, and the ability to engage effectively across all levels of internal management and staff, outside clients, partners and vendors. Additionally, this role requires a results-oriented, self-motivator who can work proactively and independently. Prior experience of supporting CXOs in a matrixed multi-national environment would be preferred

How You’ll Make a Difference

As the Executive Assistant to the CPO, you will be a strategic and tactical leader interfacing with established and emerging business units critical to the future success of the company.  You will understand the inner workings of the business and handle complicated logistics. You need also have superb judgment and the ability to work calmly under ambiguity & pressure. This role provides a unique opportunity to work with a learn from a high impact, global business leader in the most reputed & long-standing ethical enterprise software company on the planet.

Role and Responsibilities

  • This position requires in-depth knowledge of the company operations, policies and procedures and become a trusted adviser for the leadership team.
  • Requirements gathering and preparation of information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and external individuals.
  • Provide editorial assistance and review for department-generated documents as needed.
  • Manage sensitive, highly confidential, personal and proprietary information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Communicate with the highest degree of efficiency and clarity via email, text, messaging, and telephone.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Coordinate & participate in staff/leadership team meetings and manage action items and follow ups.
  • Manage calendar as “command central” for all activities including business and personal, prioritizing functions and scheduling appointments to ensure meetings, deadlines, presentations and other duties are completed.
  • Arranging and booking international and domestic travel, organizing car transportation, hotel accommodations, conferences, SWAG and meals etc. as needed.
  • Preparing comprehensive travel itineraries and contact lists specific to each trip and orchestrate all business trips from start to finish within travel preferences of the CPO.
  • Manage expenses, support special projects and financial reporting as requested.
  • Deploy and use with proficiency on a regular basis: Workday Expense, GetThere Travel, HR forms, AmEx Purchasing and Travel Card reconciliation, etc.


  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5+ years hands on experience expediting business projects in support of a senior executive in a complex organization.
  • Must be highly flexible, stress tolerant and motivated, able to troubleshoot issues and work with limited supervision as well as in a team setting.
  • Excellent professional ethics, integrity and judgment.
  • Extensive experience managing intricate professional/personal schedule, travel, expenses, and productivity of multi-national EVP and anticipate all contingencies.
  • Must possess the confidence and self-awareness to make executive decisions about scheduling and other necessary matters on behalf of the Chief Product Officer.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, Workday, Excel/Sheets, Teams/WebEx and the ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Candidates should be well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task with a track record as a strategic thinker capable of foreseeing impacts of simultaneous projects.
  • This role requires a strong judgment, decision making, time management, and prioritizing skills.
  • Must be energetic, positive, outgoing, proactive and resourceful.
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience working with a multi-national company and in technology industry, a plus

What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to be a part of the Big Data, Analytics, AI industry! Teradata invented the Big Data space and we’re now leading it at scale.
  • A beautiful campus featuring an on-site cafeteria, coffee shop, juice bar, game room, fitness facility, a 1-mile walking path, and great views across San Diego.
  • Voted as one of the world’s most ethical companies for over 8 years running.

About Teradata:

With more than 7,500 employees in 40+ countries, Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies. Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value.

CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Consistent with Colorado law, Colorado applicants can email the inbox to receive the compensation range information for this role. Please provide proof of Colorado residency in your request.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Executive Administrative Assistant to the Chief Product Officer

Job Category: Administrative

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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