Human Resources Business Partner, corporate at Bluestaq (Colorado Springs, CO)

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Employer Provided Salary: $85,000-$100,000 Annually
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Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner, corporate
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $85,000 - $100,000 . Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
Location : Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is not a remote position.
Additional Compensation: This position is eligible for an end-of-year bonus.
Employment Benefits: Bluestaq offers a wide range of competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Leave, and 401k. For more information regarding Bluestaq benefits, please visit .
About Bluestaq: Where Tech Meets Tenacity
Ready to trade that "job" for a mission? Welcome to Bluestaq.
Grit isn't just a buzzword here; it's in our DNA. We're not just another tech company; we're a collective of innovators, risk-takers, dreamers, and trailblazers. Founded in 2018, Bluestaq has quickly risen as a game-changer in enterprise software and secure data management. Our name? A fusion of "blue" (military lingo for the good guys) and "staq" (as in software stack).
The Buzz Around Us
In just five years, we've amassed accolades like we're collecting rare vinyl. For two consecutive years, Bluestaq has been recognized as one of Inc. 5000's fastest-growing private companies and maintains a consistent presence on several of Colorado's Best Workplaces lists. We're not just making waves; we're practically a tsunami in the Colorado tech world.
Why Colorado Springs? Why Not?
Nestled at the foot of the Rockies, downtown Colorado Springs isn't just our HQ; it's a lifestyle. Ranked #2 on U.S. News & World Report's Best Places to Live, this city is a tech hub that thrives and is alive. Plus, 300 days of sunshine? Yes, please.
Join the Mission
If you're aiming to do the most impactful work of your career with a top-tier tech team, consider this your invitation to join Bluestaq. We're eager to get acquainted.
Position Description:
We are seeking a skilled Human Resources Business Partner to join our team. This is a dynamic HRBP role that will provide strategic human resources support across the organization. The HRPB will report to the Human Resources Manager. This position will partner with Program Managers, Team Leads, Recruiting, and other executive team members to implement strategic HR initiatives to address business needs and improve organizational capability.
An ideal candidate must have a strong customer focus and the ability to independently collaborate effectively across all teams to influence change across the organization.

  • Partners with Program Managers, Team Leads, Recruiting, and other executive team members to implement strategic HR initiatives to address business needs with a focus on improving organizational capability.
  • Leads various HR-related coaching and training sessions across the organization.
  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition to understand hiring needs and successfully staff all roles to support business growth.
  • Creates, refines, and leads major end-to-end processes such as workforce planning, employee onboarding, talent development, performance management, diversity and inclusion, compensation, and talent acquisition.
  • Researches current trends and utilizes data metrics to provide proactive recommendations and solutions to address HR business needs.
  • Partners with HR Manager to establish, refine, and implement HR best practices.
  • Partners with HR Manager in maintaining compliance with applicable employment laws.
  • Supports HR Manager in responding to HR inquiries as needed.
  • This position will also serve as backup to the HR Manager for payroll processing when needed.
  • Manages other HR projects, programs, and special initiatives as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or a related field or 5-7 years of relevant HR experience is required.
  • At least 3 years of experience providing HR support to a DoD contractor is required.
  • 5-7 years of experience leading and implementing HR business initiatives in the following areas required: Performance Management, Employee Relations, Staffing, Compensation, Diversity & Inclusion, and Organizational Development


  • Previous experience with Human Resources activities such as employment law compliance, performing investigations, resolving employee relations issues, terminations, processing payroll, administering employee benefits, processing workers comp claims, etc., highly preferred.
  • Must possess strong proactive problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience working within matrixed, cross-functional, and geographically disbursed team preferred.
  • Ability to effectively influence and coach employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be comfortable working in an evolving work environment.
  • Must have strong communication skills, including verbal, written, and interpersonal.
  • Must be highly dependable and detail-oriented.

Ability to effectively juggle multiple and competing HR priorities.
Relocation : This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
Bluestaq is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by state or local law.
We will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities and employees whose work requirements interfere with a religious belief unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Bluestaq or a direct threat. Employees needing such accommodation are instructed to contact Human Resources immediately at [email protected]

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The vibrant, urban setting of Downtown Colorado Springs embodies the innovative, dynamic, industrious, and collaborative brand identity of Bluestaq.

An Insider's view of Bluestaq

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Work-life balance at Bluestaq isn’t a buzz phrase but is practiced from the top down as an example for the entire company. We work hard and play hard, but we realize how important balance is to reset and recharge and pay attention to the important things in life – family.


Program Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Everyone has a critical role to play, sometimes two or three roles, but we LOVE it. We LOVE feeling the connection, being part of the team that practices extreme ownership. If someone stumbles, we pick them up and keep moving forward. While we all strive to put our best work forward, it’s also a learning environment.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Bluestaq team member has the ability to use creativity and innovation to solve complex problems, regardless of their experience. This mindset is engrained in our company's culture, enabling our teams to tackle problems nontraditionally.


Program Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My door, chat, email, phone, and text are always open to every Bluestaq'r. My purpose at Bluestaq is to ensure every team member is happy, healthy, and challenged!


Chief Operating Officer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe is unlike any other environment I’ve been in. While we are often busy and emersed in our current tasks, it’s not uncommon to hear laughter and joyful interaction amongst teammates. We always find opportunities to interact with each other.


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What are Bluestaq Perks + Benefits

Bluestaq Benefits Overview

Everything we do at Bluestaq starts and ends with our world-class team. Our team focused approach is pervasive across our culture, the open work-space that encourages teammate interaction or our industry-leading benefits. Our goal is to create the most talented team possible, and that team deserves nothing less than the best benefits industry can offer.

Volunteer in local community
Bluestaq is a proud member of the Colorado Springs community. Our team supports local non-profit boards and participates in volunteer activities and campaigns in our local ecosystem.
Partners with nonprofits
Bluestaq partners with non-profits that share our passion for innovation, technology, and community.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Bluestaq is committed to helping employees face the demands of juggling work, family, and life-related issues by offering flexible work arrangements.
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Bluestaq embraces and celebrates diversity at all levels of leadership from our emerging leaders, team leads, and beyond.
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance for employees.
Dental insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid Dental Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents.
Vision insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid Vision Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents.
Health insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid PPO Health Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents.
Life insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid life Insurance for employees. Bluestaq provides a base benefit of $100,000 and supplemental life of $100,000 for a total of $200,000 in life insurance.
Team workouts
Bluestaq employees take advantage of the bike paths, trails, and gym right next to our headquarters.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Automatic enrollment into a 401(k) the day an employee starts. This benefit is offered to all full-time employees, with no vesting period required.
401(K) matching
All employees receive an automatic monthly contribution from Bluestaq of 4% of their base salary into the 401k account, and we match 100% up to an additional 6%. The total contribution is 10%.
Performance bonus
Bluestaq offers a yearly performance bonus depending on the company and individual performance. Our year-end bonuses are very competitive with the industry best.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Bluestaq hosts an annual Summer picnic for employees and their families.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Bluestaq offers every full-time employee 20 days off each year. Bluestaq will buy back any unused PTO at the end of each year.
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
At Bluestaq, we believe in work-life balance. Whether it's an aerial show, TopGolf, Whirlyball, bowling, BBQs, throwing a baseball or taking a walk.
Free snacks and drinks
Energy is important, and we don’t want hangry team members. Bluestaq keeps a fully stocked snack bar loaded with the team's favorite drinks and snacks.
Some meals provided
New team member - a great excuse for a burger bar at lunch. Celebrating a workiversary - let's eat pizza!
Company-sponsored happy hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week or when we cut off code.
Onsite office parking
We offer employees free Downtown on-site garage parking.
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Bluestaq offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Bluestaq hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Bluestaq allows employes to set aside working hours for learning.
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
Bluestaq pays for some industry certifications for employees such as the CompTIA Security+.

Additional Perks + Benefits

This benefits overview provides selected highlights of the Bluestaq employee benefits program. It is not a legal document and shall not be construed as a guarantee of benefits nor of employment at the Company. Bluestaq reserves the right to amend, suspend, or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time.

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