Managing Director, New Verticals at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is the fastest growing tech startup in the energy industry and we just received our Series D funding of $300M to help further our explosive growth. To that end, we're seeking a high-performing and experienced business leader to become a key member of our vertical expansion team and help us pivot and scale into new domains. 
This position will report directly to the Co-Founder and COO and requires an autonomous leader and problem solver that can work cross-functionally to tackle large and complex challenges across the organization. 
Our team has great people from across the US and beyond, spanning all types of industries and walks of life. We highly value the different perspectives and unique ideas that this diversity brings to our company and consider it an absolute necessity for our future growth.

What you will do

  • End to end ownership of newly acquired business units.
  • Management experience with an initial team size of 30 or greater.
  • Execution of the growth strategy while leveraging aggressive resourcing capabilities.
  • Leverage cross-functional resources to drive aligned value to your business unit and achieving growth goals.
  • Work with Sr. Product and Sr. Engineering managers to deliver the highest value solutions to the RigUp user base. 
  • Leveraging internal technical solutions to create a scalable organization.
  • Generate and implement the ideas, solutions, and strategies that will continue to make RigUp one of the fastest growing tech companies.

What we're looking for

  • 10+ years of experience in operations and associated client facing roles.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart. You will be building a business within a business.
  • Experience as a leader of high performing teams and individuals with a track record of driving performance within a large and/or complex organizational structure.
  • Ability to solve problems, handle difficult questions, and skillfully navigate objections.
  • This role requires a highly driven individual with an executional focus and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Customer facing experience with the ability to communicate strategy and business plans effectively is crucial.

Nice to have...

  • Sales or business development management experience
  • Leading management consulting experience (Bain, McKinsey, BCG)
  • Vertical Integration and post M&A experience
  • MBA


  • Full health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO and work flexibility
  • 401(k) with 4% match
  • Partial tuition reimbursement on continuing education
  • $2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
  • Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Regular off-site activities, happy hours, and intramural sports leagues
  • Office in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

How does your team reward individual success?

We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.


Customer Support Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the coolest things we’ve been working on has been parsing resumes to gather information about employment history and references so that our consultants don’t have to spend a ton of time filling out confusing forms. We hope to get quicker, more accurate data while making the platform easier to access and more useful for our consultants.


Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


Business Process Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


Talent Lead

What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in Local Community
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and Learns
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