VP of Technical Operations
Job Details
Telecommute (Work from Home) - , TX





Our Team

Founded in 1997 by four non-profit 811 notification centers, Progressive Partnering (P2) has grown to include 12 state notification centers who have partnered together to develop GeoCall, the world's most advanced 811 notification software system. Tens of millions of underground utility locate requests per year are processed by GeoCall systems deployed in partner states across the United States. In 2022 over 25% of all locate requests were processed by GeoCall software.


With increased awareness of 811, an increase in home construction and repair projects, and an upcoming increase in infrastructure spending and related construction, partner centers are planning for a large increase in locate request volume over the next few years. The Progressive Partnering team is a close-knit group of highly experienced developers and team members, but we are looking for a proven, high-level technology leader to help GeoCall grow and support the needs of all of our partners now and into the future.




As the VP of Technical Operations for Progressive Partnering, you will work closely with the GeoCall Lead Developer, Project Owner, partner executives and key staff, and all members of the P2 team to make sure GeoCall meets and exceeds all current and future needs of the P2 partners. This is a challenging role that will require someone with deep technical knowledge and an ability to build and nurture relationships across several different stakeholder groups within the damage prevention industry. You will be responsible for developing the organizations strategic plan, driving the technical and organizational roadmap, overseeing execution and delivery, and staying up to date on current and future technology trends in the industry and applying those methods to solve the problems of the business.



Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Succes in this role will require excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as:

  • Experience building and leading a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders

  • A proven track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments

  • Experience managing globally distributed technology teams with direct report responsibility

  • Experience in managing operational and financial budgets

  • Deep knowledge and experience in software design and architecture and application development for modern cloud platforms

  • High EQ and professional maturity, with an ability to engage at an executive level

Technical Stack

  • .NET
  • Typescript/Javascript
  • Angular
  • Docker
  • Cloud Services
    • Azure SQL Server
    • Azure Functions
    • Azure Storage
    • Azure Container Registry
    • Azure Container Apps
  • PostgreSQL
  • PostGIS
  • GIS (in general)


Physical Demands/ADA Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; and individuals may need to sit or stand for long periods of time. Individuals must be able to type, operate telephones, computer equipment, and audio headphones. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday.



Work Environment

This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. Therefore, this role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.




This position requires the ability to conduct business travel as needed; which may include frequent travel outside the local area and overnight.



Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities; duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.