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People Leader Job Openings

People Leaders are critical hires for any organization. They lead the investment in a company’s most valuable assets and help businesses grow faster. Here are handpicked People Leader opportunities within emerging tech companies:
Director HRBP & People Operations

RigUp is hiring a Director of HRBP who will lead the HRBP and people operations functions at RigUp.  The Director of HRBP will be instrumental in advising the business on people programs and driving sound HR processes and controls to allow RigUp to grow in a sustainable, culturally resonant, and scalable way. Our ideal candidate will contribute at both hands-on and strategic levels to cultivate our unique culture.


The Director of HRBP will lead a team of HRBPs to define the capabilities required to support RigUp’s business and execute against plans as RigUp continues to scale rapidly. Our ideal candidate will bring a highly analytical and commercial mind, a strong operational focus, and a healthy dose of empathy to deliver impactful and people-centered HR solutions to the entire business. This role will play a critical role in evolving the organization as we continue to grow quickly and will act as connective tissue for RigUp’s Talent function. This individual is also someone who has built high-quality HR/people teams and has deep expertise in HR fundamentals. Sound like you? Apply.


RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star — “to empower the people who power the world”.  The Talent team at RigUp encompasses all things people. On this team, you can find Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, People Operations, Talent Development, Workplace Operations, Talent Brand, and Administration working cohesively to build and maintain the best team around. The focus of the Talent Team is to promote culture, growth, and efficiency while strengthening the RigUp team.

Austin, TX
October, 2019
Director, People Business Partner (Sales)

People Business Partners (PBPs) are responsible for aligning business objectives with people solutions in the organizations they support. Successful PBPs act as a business professionals, employee champions, and change agents. PBPs are HR experts who partner with and advise the business by maintaining literacy about the business unit’s financial position, its midrange plans, its way of operating, and its competition.

The Director, People Business Partner (Sales) understands and represents the business objectives of the Chief Revenue Officer’s organization globally and formulates partnerships across the People function to deliver value-added solutions to the business.


GitLab is an open core company which develops software for the software development lifecycle used by more than 100,000 organizations and has an active community of more than 2200 contributors. GitLab openly shares more information than most companies and is public by default, meaning our projects, strategy, direction and metrics are discussed openly and can be found within our website. Our values are Collaboration, Results, Efficiency, Diversity & Inclusion, Iteration, and Transparency and these form our culture.

North America, Remote Opportunity
October, 2019
Head of People

– Be a trusted advocate for all Heap employees

– Take a metrics-oriented, data-driven approach to managing the recruiting process

– Build a comprehensive recruiting strategy that encompasses direct sourcing, referrals, inbound candidates, and more

– Help us give candidates a world-class experience no matter what the outcome of their interview process

– Enhance our onboarding process to make sure candidates have amazing introduction to a great career at Heap

– Work with the leadership team to design a compensation and career structure that attracts and retains great people

– Maintain a competitive and differentiated benefits program and continually reassess our benefits as we grow

– Build and maintain our HR infrastructure (policies, processes, systems)

– Create more extensive career development and training programs for our employees and help continue our history of promoting heavily from within

– Oversee our office staff and ensure a consistent experience across all our offices (San Francisco, Salt Lake City, New York, and several individual remote employees around the world)


– Experience leading teams of 10 or more people

– Experience in both People Operations and Recruiting functions

– Excitement about joining a startup that’s still figuring things out


Heap is hiring a Head of People. We are a 120-person startup based in San Francisco powering analytics for thousands of companies. In 2018, Heap was named #1 on Glassdoor’s list of Best Places to Work for small-to-medium sized businesses. We’re looking for a Head of People who can help us continue to make Heap an amazing place to work and also help us scale nearly 2x year-over-year. As Head of People, you will be responsible for the People Operations and Recruiting teams (about 7 people today and growing quickly).

San Francisco, CA
October, 2019
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Head of People Operations

Reporting to the VP of People, you will lead a team that designs, implements, measures and runs the daily aspects of Illumio’s global people operations. We believe that well thought out and implemented operations lead to a great candidate and employee experience and through that great experience an awesome employer brand and momentum in recruitment and employee engagement.


Illumio, the leader in micro-segmentation, prevents the spread of breaches inside data center and cloud environments. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite use Illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance. The Illumio Adaptive Security Platform® uniquely protects critical information with real-time application dependency and vulnerability mapping coupled with micro-segmentation that works across any data center, public cloud, or hybrid cloud deployment on bare-metal, virtual machines, and containers.


Sunnyvale, CA
August, 2019
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Director of People Operations

Ingenio is seeking a Director of People Operations to continue our progress in making Ingenio an exceptional place for employees to work and ensuring that the company is creating a culture that attracts and inspires the most passionate talent. The ideal candidate will be passionate about employee experience and will have experience scaling the People Operations function in a rapidly growing organization.


Ingenio’s revolutionary idea for an e-commerce based knowledge exchange was formed in the back of a taxi cab and officially launched in 1999. Since then the platform has enabled over 45 million conversations from around the globe confirming Ingenio as the leader in phone, chat, and web–based personal advice.


San Francisco, CA
August, 2019
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Director of People

Our missions are ambitious — and we’re looking to hire our first Director of People to help ensure we are able to achieve our second mission.

    • Lead the People Operations Team
    • Build programs and systems that foster career development within an inclusive and psychologically safe environment
    • Be a business partner to department leads and executives so that all team members can thrive in their roles

This is a full-time, salaried position that includes equity, health, dental, and vision benefits. In addition to these benefits, we offer awesome perks that reflect our commitment to the physical and mental well-being of every member of our team. Enjoy a $1,000 bonus for taking your first vacation over 5 days with us, a monthly stipend for health and wellness expenses, flexible parental leave, and more.


Webflow empowers designers to create beautiful, responsive websites—without writing a single line of code, or relying on a developer.

Its drag-and-drop interface looks, feels, and works like familiar desktop design tools, and writes clean, semantic code any developer would be proud of.


San Francisco, CA
August, 2019
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VP People

We’re looking for a Vice President of People to lead Getaround in building a high performance organization as we continue to rapidly grow our global team. You will define and execute Getaround’s strategy across all disciplines within the People function, creating a best-in-class People experience to all Getaround employees.

The ideal candidate will have broad experience and be able to oversee our initiatives in diversity and inclusion, wellness, organizational strategy, performance management, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relationships and recruiting.


Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace powered by our proprietary hardware technology, the Getaround Connect. Headquartered in San Francisco since 2009, we won TechCrunch Disrupt in 2011, and launched on-demand carsharing just two years later.

Getaround has grown to over 200,000 members across the US by allowing users to rent, unlock and drive — all with your phone. Rates start at $5/hour including insurance and no membership fees. Car owners conveniently share their cars earning $500-$1000 a month.


San Francisco, CA
July, 2019
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Director, Total Rewards

Samsara is looking for a Director, Total Rewards to orchestrate industry leading and innovative rewards programs to ensure that Samsara continues to hire and develop the best talent in the world. This is a full time position at our office in Potrero Hill, and includes commuter benefits, equity compensation, 401k match, medical, dental, vision benefits.


Samsara’s Internet of Things solution – which includes fleet technologies ranging from GPS tracking to route optimization to AI-powered dash cameras – is being adopted by thousands of new customers every quarter, helping them improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of their operations.


San Francisco, CA
June, 2019
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Vice President, People

Reporting directly to the CEO, Grammarly’s VP People will be responsible for the people function globally, including both recruiting and engagement/HR. They will drive the vision and strategy of the people function, and related implementation, ensuring Grammarly has the team in place to deliver on our goals and long-term vision.


At Grammarly, we believe that everyone should be heard and understood. We know that clear and effective communication improves people’s lives, and we want to help everyone improve their communication. That’s why we’ve built an AI-powered communication assistant—to help the world’s 2 billion English speakers communicate what they mean and be understood as they intend. So far, we’ve created a product that reaches 20 million people every day. Join us to help reach the next 100 million people.


San Francisco, CA
May, 2019
VP of Human Resources

The VP of Human Resources will be a key leader at Udacity and will be responsible for developing a world-class employee experience. He/She will have overall responsibility for directing the Human Resources, Talent Development and Recruiting functions globally. We believe our employees give us a competitive advantage and this role will aim to create innovative human resources services and programs that enable our people to develop, grow, and succeed. The leader will maintain a strategic and high-level perspective of the company but also be hands on operationally.


Udacity’s mission is to power careers through tech education. We’re an immersive online learning platform offering practitioner level education in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, Cloud Computing and more. We are backed by some of the best known investors – Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital to name a few. Udacity has the potential to transform the world at large scale by providing the life-long learners an opportunity to re-skill or upskill them in future bleeding edge skills and create a meaningful impact in professional and personal lives. We are similarly, helping the enterprises solve the talent shortage issue by being their partner of choice in transforming their workforce while they embark on digital transformation journey.


Mountain View, CA
July, 2019

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