HR Business Partner, Go-To-Market

| San Francisco
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
The world runs on software. Yet delivering changes to software remains massively complicated, highly manual, and risk-prone. At Harness, our mission is to simplify the entire software delivery process so that software engineering teams can move fast and ship code effortlessly without the fear of breaking things. That's why we're bringing the industry’s first Continuous Delivery-as-a-Service platform to the market.
Harness uses a unique machine learning and AI-based approach to continuously verify the performance, quality and security of highly complex software systems, and automates the entire software delivery process.
Harness is led by technologist and entrepreneur, Jyoti Bansal, who founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7 Billion. We’re backed with $60M Series-B funding from top-tier VC firms Menlo Ventures, IVP, Google Ventures, and ServiceNow Ventures.
Position Summary
We’re looking for an HR Business Partner to join our Global Talent team! The ideal candidate thrives in the startup environment, is very hands on, naturally curious and highly collaborative. This is a great opportunity to help us build out the Talent Management function from the ground up at a dynamic, global company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Director, Talent Management, the HR Business Partner will support our global Sales organization by:
  • Providing guidance on performance management including role/job definition, career pathing, setting performance expectations and bi-annual performance reviews
  • Coaching managers to enhance their leadership skills and proactively address performance issues and career progression
  • Lead the job leveling and compensation planning exercises for your teamsIdentify and drive training plans and programs for both individual contributors and people leaders
  • Help managers address employee relations issues through weighing risks and alternatives, exploring legal and company compliance concerns, and offering balanced recommendations
  • Create an environment of open communication for employees to provide feedback and express concerns
  • Partnering with the CRO, Sales leadership and the Talent Acquisition team on organizational structure and department expansion; particularly international expansion plans
  • Conduct exit interviews and provide Sales leadership with analysis and recommendations to help retain top talent.
  • Assist with the communication and rollout of updated or new people programs and policies

About You

  • You possess 5+ years experience as strategic HR Business Partner for Sales/GTM and/or Customer-Facing organizations
  • Experience supporting a global and remote workforceKnowledge of U.S. employment laws and industry best practices; experience with managing international employment issues with a local partner
  • Track record of developing effective people strategies that align with and support company objectives
  • Excited to work in a fluid startup environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a desire to work in a collaborative environment 
  • Ability to work independently and come up with creative solutions

What You Will Have At Harness

  • Competitive salary and early stage stock options
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual social and team building events
  • Remote office stipend
  • A great team who will fight beside you to accomplish your goals



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Machine LearningLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MongoDBDatabases


We are located in the SoMa district of San Francisco. Situated near all major transport hubs with plenty of local bars and restaurants nearby.

What are Harness Perks + Benefits

Harness Benefits Overview

Competitive salary and early stage stock options
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) + Commuter benefits
Flexible work schedules
Breakfast Mondays, Happy Hour Thursdays, Lunch Fridays
Monthly, quarterly and annual social and team building events
Pet friendly office
Custom swag

Volunteer in local community
Harness is focused on giving back to our community. We work with several local non-profits to help those in need.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Positions are eligible for competitive equity stakes in harness
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
FSA and commuter benefits
Company Outings
Harness holds quarterly off-sites to celebrate our achievements
Stocked Kitchen
Many snacks and drinks
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Friday.
Happy Hours
Quarterly happy hours as well as one offs!
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
More Jobs at Harness12 open jobs
All Jobs
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
Design + UX
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco