People Operations Specialist at Fivetran

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From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

Fivetran is looking for a driven and proactive HR Operations Partner to join the People Operations team at our Oakland office (or remote across the US). They will be a thought partner on all things people and culture and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of HR administration. You’ll have the opportunity to support the Global HR Operations Director in the creation and execution of systems and processes that will streamline our global HR operations. If you thrive in ambiguity and want to work for a start-up experiencing hyper-growth, we want to talk to you!

Outcomes/Responsibilities: 

Describe what this role will be responsible for, what needs to be accomplished

  • Supports our Fivetran culture by being knowledgeable about all things HR, and translating complex topics such as benefits and HR policies in a simple and easy to understand format 
  • Administers employee on-boarding and off-boarding processes including Namely workflow, communication with employee, first day onboarding sessions, etc.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all People-related questions involving their HRIS data, benefits, immigration, PTO and company policies, etc.
  • Own all immigration cases on a consistent basis for both incoming new hires and current employees in partnership with outside counsel to include stakeholder communications and completing essential filing documents.
  • Act as point of contact for Talent Acquisition and People Operations on matters related to immigration, global mobility and assessing sponsorship needs
  • Drive efficiency by supporting the selection and implementation of HR technology tools that help us automate operational tasks
  • Ensure data integrity within HRIS to adhere to compliance standards
  • Produces regular and ad-hoc reports to ensure People business metrics are quantified and outcome driven
  • Participate in development and execution of People & Culture initiatives around process improvement, automation, and scalable system implementations
  • Manage leave of absence cases regionally
  • Handle HR and compliance-related employee issues and ensure controls are in place and procedures are followed for periodic review of compliance with all applicable law
Competencies/Requirements: 

What skills and experience are needed to be successful in this role?

  • 2-5+ years of relevant career experience, preferably in HR or People Operations
  • Working knowledge of multiple Human Resources disciplines including HR Compliance and labor laws, Immigration, Leaves of Absences, HRIS, HR policies, PTO programs and benefits administration.
  • Ability to run audit reports from HRIS and analyze data, as well as propose methods for continuous improvement
  • Experience using an HRIS in a fast growing company. Experience specifically with Namely or Workday as an HRIS system is a plus
  • Strong communication skills and ability to simplify complicated HR matters for employees
  • Knowledge of HR policies and local laws (CA specific preferred)
  • Ability to work in a highly confidential environment
  • Impeccable attention to detail 
  • Empathy, cultural sensitivity,  high emotional intelligence
  • Experience supporting remote/ global teams


Perks and Benefits:

  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
  • Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus paid sick time, holidays, parental leave, and volunteer days off
  • 401k match program
  • Eligible donation match program
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Work-from-home equipment reimbursement for your home office setup!
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours and fun team building activities
  • Pet Insurance -- and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
  • Commuter benefits to help with transit and parking costs

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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Technology we use

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Location

We are in a beautiful, newly renovated, inspirational, industrial space anchored along the banks of the winding Platte River: steamontheplatte.com

An Insider's view of Fivetran

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

"Our work-life balance is less about "balance" and more about flowing seamlessly between the two. Everyone understands that to be our best in the workplace we have to embrace our true selves. That means a bike ride or yoga in the middle of the day is a priority so we can deliver great results for our customers, company, colleagues, and ourselves."

Mike Faber

Sales Leader Enablement Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

" I collaborated with other departments on a weekly if not daily basis. Our core value of One Team One Dream ensures that everyone makes decisions that are in the best interest of the organization."

Andrew Sutherland

Business Development Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Fivetran is a true rocketship. I didn’t realize what an incredible company I was joining, so I feel lucky to be here every day. Everyone loves Fivetran whether they’re a customer or they’re an employee. We all strive toward a common goal of making Fivetran the best, and we’ve done a pretty amazing job at it.

Rachel Musiker

Account Executive

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I just celebrated my one year anniversary with Fivetran! The accelerated growth has given me so many chances to learn new things and show off my skills! I’ve already been promoted twice and have more ambitious goals ahead!

Emily Chapman

Recruiting Team Lead

What are Fivetran Perks + Benefits

Fivetran Benefits Overview

100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
25 days annual paid vacation, plus 13 paid holidays and generous sick time
401k match program
Pet Insurance -- and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
Commuter pre-tax benefits options to help with transit and parking costs
Professional development and training opportunities
Unlimited coffee, office snacks, and frequent catered lunches
Company happy hours and fun team building activities

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Fivetran encourages every employee to volunteer by giving them 2 days off each year to dedicate to a volunteer opportunity! How cool is that?!
Partners with Nonprofits
Fivetran partners with a number of nonprofits throughout the year via donation matching and other co-sponsored events.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
In 2020, our team launched new Employee Resource Groups like: Women's Network, 7ERG (LGBTQIA), and BFN (Black at Fivetran)
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Fivetran host a Wellness Week every year
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks

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