Vice President of Operations

$180-250k base + bonus and equity (RSUs)

PermanentRemoteDigital InfrastructureUSUnited States

About the Company

Join an exciting, early stage data center developer and manage one of their first hyperscale sites in the US.

This business builds and operates digital infrastructure designed for the next generation. They leverage world-class technology, scalable engineering, and meticulous design to deliver on client's needs. Their client-centric approach is all about transparency, flexibility, and speed, ensuring they surpass expectations.

This is an experienced and growth-minded leadership team. With one data center in operation, there are another 9 in various stages of development and more on the horizon.

Position Overview

As the Vice President of Operations, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the operational strategy and execution of a start-up data center development company. Reporting directly to the CEO and serving as the interim COO, you will oversee all operational functions, including facilities & site managment, project management, facility development, and business operations, to drive growth and operational excellence during this critical phase of our company's evolution.


        Collaborate with the CEO and executive team to develop and execute operational strategies aligned with the company's vision, mission, and goals.

        Oversee the end-to-end development lifecycle of data center facilities, from site selection and land acquisition to construction and commissioning.

        Lead and mentor cross-functional teams responsible for project management, engineering, construction, and operations, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and accountability.

        Manage budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning processes to ensure the efficient allocation of resources and achievement of financial objectives.

        Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with vendors, contractors, and stakeholders to support project development and operational needs.

        Implement best practices and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to optimize operational efficiency, scalability, and sustainability across all aspects of the business.

        Develop and implement risk management strategies to identify and mitigate potential risks and challenges associated with project development and operation.



        Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related field

        Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in operations management, preferably in the data center or real estate development industry.

        Proven track record of successfully leading operational functions and driving business growth in start-up or high-growth environments.

        Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and inspire cross-functional teams.

        Strategic thinker with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans and initiatives.

        Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for innovation, problem-solving, and continuous improvement.

        Knowledge of data center development processes, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.

        Experience working in equity-backed start-ups or venture capital-funded companies is a plus.


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