Business Operations Manager (Cross-functional Strategy) United States

Company: Twilio

*Interview process includes a 75 - 90 minute case study*
Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Why and Where

Twilio is seeking an exceptional and passionate team member to join our Strategy and Operations team. Our team serves as the quarterback that partners with Twilio senior leadership and business leaders to accelerate Twilio’s growth and operational execution. We are looking for a strong business generalist with experience implementing thoughtful operations and processes, who can break down tough business problems and build trust-based relationships at all levels of the organization. 



Twilio is looking for a leader who lives the Twilio Magic and has a demonstrated track record of leading successful cross-functional projects.  The ideal candidate has strong business generalist experience you can flex to tackle strategic projects across the Company. 

  • 2+ years of experience in management consulting AND 2+ years in business operations at a technology start-up
  • Experience executing cross functional projects with tech and non-tech teams. Direct operational experience with a consulting foundation is ideal. 
  • A process thinker and natural problem-solver. You are always thinking about how to make something better end to end, and you think critically about the key metrics that will tell you when you are successful. 
  • An effective communicator. You provide clear written materials and so-whats, with actionable synthesis and recommendations. You have strong listening skills and you naturally codify and write things down. You deliver pithy, well organized artifacts (presentations, emails, etc) to drive fact-based decision making. 
  • Analytically precise and detail oriented. You are able to perform and deliver large-scale, consistently trustable, precise and actionable quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Wear the customer’s shoes.  You think through the customer experience of a process end to end, and focus on resolving pain points for our customers and our employees. 
  • Highly collaborative, and partner-oriented professionally. Your team-first attitude enables you to easily and effectively work with multiple cross-functional teams. You establish enduring, trust-based relationships with key business partners and stakeholders. You love helping others drive successful business outcomes in their areas of responsibility.



As a Business Operations Manager, you will live the Twilio Magic values:

  • EMPOWER OTHERS: Partner with and support business owners across functions to define and evaluate core processes, identify improvements, define key metrics, and measure outcomes
  • DON’T SETTLE: Deep dive into metrics to identify root cause, determine improvements, and follow through with action-oriented insights
  • BE AN OWNER: Go elbows-deep into the details by conducting interviews with global stakeholders, synthesizing findings, and marrying qualitative insights with supporting data
  • WEAR THE CUSTOMER’S SHOES: Translate recommendations to results by executing on action plans and project/program managing as needed to deliver improvements to our customers
  • WRITE IT DOWN: Efficiently and effectively communicate findings / progress to cross-functional teams, senior leadership and broader Twilio organization
  • WRITE IT DOWN: Develop and implement key metric report cards for a portfolio of programs, providing visibility to the progress and performance across all projects



As part of the team working on strategically critical process improvement projects across the Company, you will partner with our most senior leaders and their teams to tackle operational challenges; enable growth and innovation; and drive increased effectiveness, efficiency, and speed.

Twilio is a company that is empowering the world’s developers with modern communication in order to build better applications. Twilio is truly unique; we are a company committed to your growth, your learning, your development, and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, inclusion, and innovation and we want you and your ideas to thrive at Twilio.



We employ diverse talent from all over the world and we believe great work can be done anywhere. Around the world, Twilio offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your loved ones. No matter where you are based, you will experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; seeks well-rounded talent to ensure a full perspective on our customers’ experience, understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture that empowers everyone to do their best work and be the best version of themselves.


About us:

Millions of developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications. By making communications a part of every software developer’s toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Twilio's reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado. Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Colorado only, and this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well. 


Denver/Boulder Metro:

Salary Range: $120,832 - $166,144

Rest of Colorado: $

Salary Range: $105,728 - $145,376

Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.

An overview of Twilio’s benefits offered is listed below:

Twilio is committed to delivering a comprehensive benefits program that provides support needed for you and your loved ones. It’s likely that you don’t think about benefits every day; however, they are an important component of your total compensation, and we want you to understand the options available to you so that you can make the most of your benefit dollars.  At the time of this posting, this role is eligible to participate in the following benefits, which Twilio reserves the right to modify at any time for any reason in accordance with applicable law:

Healthcare Insurance and Leave

  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision 
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Leave programs for all of life’s moments: maternity, parental/bonding, as well medical leave to care for yourself or a loved one

Financial Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match

Reimbursement Programs & Stipends

  • $65 per month work-from-home stipend
  • Up to $50 per month for wellness expenses and activities
  • Up to $30 per month to use towards books/eBooks

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