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Our success and the success of our companies starts with talent. That is why Vista Equity Partners prides itself on hiring exceptional people who have the demonstrated potential to grow and develop within our investment teams, consulting practice, and our companies over the course of their career.

To do this, we match those interested in working at Vista with opportunities that reflect their strengths and talents. We strive to provide opportunities that allow our team members to pursue their passions both in and outside of the workplace, with ample opportunities for professional development. 

Vista is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. Our highly motivated team features individuals with a wide range of skillsets and expertise required for the multitude of Vista roles across our investment, administration, operations, and portfolio company teams.

We are committed to continually strengthening the culture of excellence within our Vista family, and a key factor in that pursuit is our people. We are honored that you are considering Vista Equity Partners for your next career move, and we look forward to hearing from you.

It’s been a fabulous career – I’ve had the opportunity to have different roles in different software companies focused in different vertical markets…in each case the company has been an incredible success story.
–Bret Bolin, SourceNet Solution, Ventyx, P2 Energy Solutions, Misys, and Vista Equity Partners



Vista Equity Partners employees identify investment opportunities and partner with management teams to create value across the software, data, and technology ecosystem
Vista Equity Partners offers roles for investment, operating, investor relations, and fund administration professionals interested in advancing their careers across all of our investment strategies


Vista Consulting Group employees partner with our companies to offer subject matter expertise, best practices, and cross-portfolio collaboration
Vista Consulting Group offers opportunities from entry-level generalists to tenured executives across functions of sales, marketing, operations, finance, human resources, recruiting and training, product management and development, corporate development, and more


Vista portfolio company employees deliver mission critical software, data, and technology solutions to hundreds of thousands of users around the world
Vista portfolio companies are seeking talent across all experience levels and functional expertise at numerous locations around the world, offering comprehensive training and development programs to employees looking to grow their skill set and advance their careers

Associate Director, Business Applications


Vista Equity Partners | Vista Consulting Group | Austin, TX

Vista Consulting Group helps drive value creation through operational excellence, and the tip of the VCG spear is the Business Applications team (BOSS). The BOSS team gets involved in every new portfolio company early in the investment in order to help the company transition to best practice processes by implementing a best practice systems footprint. BOSS is widely recognized as one of the most important steps in the entire value creation process.
The Associate Director may lead teams through the complete project life cycle, including design sessions, working models, agile testing, go-live and post go-live support.  This is a critical and high-profile position in our company to drive transformational change within our portfolio companies.
If you're passionate about CRM/ERP implementations and a focus on operational excellence, we'd love to chat.

Location: Austin or Chicago office preferred; remote OK

Skills & Requirements

  • Guide portfolio companies through complex business transformation programs.
  • Direct and assign responsibilities to teams of VCG, implementation partner and portfolio company personnel through the business transformation.
  • Validate the translation of business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Gain a firm understanding of cloud-based solutions (including, but not limited to Salesforce.com) in order to drive adjustments from best practice guidelines when implementing for each portfolio company.
  • Guide creation and execution of project work plans and revise as appropriate.
  • Facilitate team and client meetings effectively, including workshops, status meetings with the project team (portfolio companies, implementation vendors and management team) and executive steering committee meetings.
  • Review deliverables, perform engagement reviews and enforce quality assurance procedures.
  • Be assigned responsibility for developing, enhancing, and when appropriate establishing preferred vendor relationships under the direction of the Managing Director, Business Applications.
  • Enforce strategic and methodological execution of program deliverables and drive outcomes.
  • Review vendor and implementation partner proposals and statements of work and recommend scope, approach and staffing adjustments where necessary.
  • Manage development of Business Applications program / process improvements, etc.
  • Develop relationships with and guide senior executives at portfolio companies and within VCG.


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering or equivalent experience. Accounting, Finance and other technical or business degrees will be considered.
  • MS/MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience including work as a program/project manager.
  • Prior experience managing complex packaged/hosted/SaaS software implementation projects. Experience with cloud-based solutions such as Salesforce.com or NetSuite is highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with Sales, Order to Cash, Support and Professional Services business processes.
  • Strong technical background and knowledge.
  • Very strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Proven track record of project delivery, interacting with all levels of management.
  • Prior experience in a consulting firm is desired, but not required.
  • Willingness to travel up to 60% (domestic).