People Operations Manager at Nylas

| Greater Denver Area
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Nylas is a pioneer and leading provider of universal communications APIs that allow developers to quickly connect their applications to every email, calendar, or contacts provider in the world. Over 40,000 developers around the globe use the Nylas communications platform to process over 1.2 billion API requests and 15TB of data per day from providers such as Gmail, Microsoft Exchange,, Yahoo! and more. 
Who We Are
We are growing quickly and fortunate enough to have raised over $55M from Spark Capital, 8VC, Round13, Citi Ventures, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, SV Angel and more. We have offices in San Francisco, Denver, New York City, and now Toronto, as well a very supportive work from home policy. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a beloved, daily-use product and an authentic mission that puts people first, we want to meet you.
Nylas also believes in building and cultivating an incredible culture; a fun, diverse and aspirational workplace. This is why we collaboratively wrote about our values, benefits, perks, and published them in our open-source handbook. Read it to learn more about Nylas. You can also find more details at: We love to talk about our values, so feel free to ask us more! 
About The Role
Nylas is building the People team and looking for a People Operations Manager to help us build and scale our global People infrastructure, programs, and processes. Reporting to the Head of People, this role work closely with all levels in the organization while building, designing, testing and implementing people processes, programs and systems to drive an exceptional employee experience. We are looking for someone who exudes gumption; loves ambiguity; challenges the status quo; and sees themselves as a builder.
What You Will Do
  • Optimize and maintain all of Nylas’ people technology systems and tools including our HRIS (BambooHR), ATS (Greenhouse), performance management (Lattice), and benefits (Ease). 
  • Act as an effective and credible advisor on people, organizational, and business initiatives, driving outcomes that support business and employee success.
  • Assist in the execution of organizational development initiatives such as performance management planning and procedures, compensation reviews, feedback surveys, etc.
  • Lead the evaluation of scalable technology to build Nylas’ infrastructure including the implementation of a new People systems.
  • Own continuous improvement of New Hire Orientation, drive annual programs such as Focal, Open Enrollment, and other People Programs by providing operational excellence on back-end support.
  • Champion collaborative cross-functional relationships with other operations teams include legal, finance, and leaders across the company.
What You Should Have
  • 4+ years of People Operations experience in a high speed, high growth, technology-based environment.
  • 2+ years of management experience. Comfortable as a hands-on manager and willing to roll up your sleeves to get things done.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth experience with various People functional areas such as recruiting, operations, systems, benefits, and performance management.
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex issues and prioritize projects concurrently.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and build relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills while exercising sound judgement.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, high-growth, often ambiguous environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner within and outside of People Operations team. Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organization while maintaining flexibility.
  • Unquestioned integrity with assertiveness, presence, and confidence.
What We Offer
  • Competitive Pay
  • Meaningful Equity
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Life benefits for you and your family (including One Medical membership)
  • 401k - 1% company match 
  • FSA, HSA, Commuter benefits
  • $1k yearly Education & Development benefit
  • $100 monthly Health & Wellness benefit
  • Catered lunch & snacks
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unlimited vacation (mandatory 2 week consecutive vacation once per year)
  • 12 weeks fully paid caregiver leave
  • Flexible work hours

Nylas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and diversity of all kinds is important to us.

Our team focuses on creating an inclusive environment for all people. We welcome people from all different backgrounds and currently employ startup founders, college graduates from all over the country and the world, and coding academy graduates.

We are actively and regularly working with the entire team to shape our culture in a conscious way to our ideal of empowerment, transparency, and kindness.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases


In the heart of downtown, the Nylas office is close to tons of transportation, cool coffee shops and great food.

What are Nylas Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Restricted work hours
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Mandatory annual consecutive 2 week for all employees.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
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