Product Operations Manager


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/15/2021
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  • Company Address: 98 San Jacinto Suite 550, Austin, TX, TX 78701

About RigUp

RigUp is a platform for the energy industry to digitally interact in a more efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly way.

Job Description

RigUp is changing the way hard work gets done in solar, wind, oil and gas, defense, and construction. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.

RigUp is hiring a Product Operations Manager that will be responsible for helping RigUp build its next great product. Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone who is excited by the challenge of working with Product and Operations teams to identify our most significant opportunities and turn those opportunities into great products.
The role itself will be a blend of strategy and operational excellence with an eye towards productization. The Product Operations team tackles a diverse set of critical initiatives, working closely with Product, Engineering, Strategy, Sales, and Operations. Your focus will be on partnering with our business partners across RigUp and turning that partnership into insights that drive new product builds.  

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work hand in hand with Product and Operations teams to translate the most pressing business needs into our next product builds 
  • Assist and communicate with Product and Operations teams in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation
  • Participate in product planning from development through successful execution under the guidance of leadership
  • Be a business/industry expert and advise on cross-functional implications of new products and features
  • Build scalable solutions and deep expertise to improve coordination, and empower execution
  • Communicate product findings and insights to diverse audiences -- from senior executives to new hires to subject matter experts
  • Be a strategic partner to team members in different parts of the business

What you should have:

  • 5+ years of analytical, strategy, consulting, or product experience
  • Previous experience at a start-up or high growth environment (preferred)
  • An ability to synthesize information quickly, to distill key takeaways, and to weave insights into a compelling story that clarifies and inspires
  • An ability to build deep relationships across a broad organization, to foster a warm and collaborative work environment, and to understand problems from diverse perspectives. Humility and empathy are critical to success in this role.
  • High standards and a bias toward action: you can find the context and information you need through relationships across the organization, you push for clarity and delivery, and you hold a high bar from your contributions and those of the people you work with
  • Grit and perseverance: you’re inspired by a challenge and push yourself to keep going when others back away
  • Exceptional Excel / data management skills. SQL highly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Competitive health benefits including medical, dental & vision

RigUp, a digital platform bringing modern workforce and vendor management to underserved industries, is one of the fastest growing companies in Austin. Founded in 2014, RigUp initially focused on the energy industry – empowering contract workers in oil and gas, solar, and wind to take home more pay for the same work, with better insurance and benefit options. The RigUp solution has expanded into equipment and vendor management, as well as on-demand, app-based service fulfillment, bringing cost savings and operational efficiencies to energy companies across the United States. Recent expansion will bring the RigUp platform to additional, energy-adjacent industries that rely on contract labor.

As a world-class employer, RigUp is committed to providing 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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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.