HR Generalist at Trace (Austin, TX)

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Trace is a ground-breaking technology that automatically films and edits video into highlights for every player on the field.  With Trace, players, parents, and coaches are delivered the edited highlights that matter to them, along with context to boost their development and make sports even more fun. Our experience is tailored to each athlete. Hundreds of thousands of athletes use Trace monthly, from National teams to kids just starting out their athletic journey. Teams include Barca Academy, FC Dallas Youth Soccer, NEFC, USYS National League and the list goes on and on!

At Trace we look for individuals who are passionate about sports or have played sports and understand how to work hard to achieve goals. We’re a collaborative team of top performers that thrive on healthy competition, we push each other individually so we can succeed collectively. We will challenge you to develop personally and professionally if you’re willing to learn, commit to our mission and be coachable. All of this while focusing on the sports market!

The People team is an integral part of Trace, as it keeps our team organized and prepared for game day. You’ll play a crucial role in assisting the steep growth goals of Trace, while continuing to encompass our company values. 

How you’ll contribute:

  • Be the day to day contact to our employees and managers answering any HR related questions such as onboarding, benefits, employment verifications, reporting changes, leaves, policies, and others.
  • Assist our managers with performance management and employee relations issues with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. 
  • Handle the employee pre-boarding and onboarding processes for new hires working in the office and remotely (welcome communications, calendar management, new hire orientation, new hire paperwork, ordering swag, and account provisioning).
  • Lead and execute employee transitions (promotions, merit increases etc.) and offboarding (exit interviews, systems deactivation, etc.) activities in collaboration with managers. 
  • Manage people data systems (Paylocity, Lattice, Emtrain), ensuring a high level of data integrity, and proactively leverage people data to drive insights and actions to inform our People roadmap.
  • Serve as primary contact for setting up employee email accounts, managing distribution lists and Slack.
  • Serve as primary contact for inventory for new hires and office supplies/snacks.
  • Organize quarterly employee events and ad hoc team events as needed.
  • Partner with the Head of People to build out and improve HR processes and policies.
  • Proactively audit systems, programs, and processes to ensure and maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment, benefits & leave laws and regulations
  • Handle Ad Hoc projects in partnership with the Head of People. 

Skills that will help you be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, HR, or related field.
  • Proficient in Google Suite products (Google sheets, Drive, etc.), HRIS (preferably Paylocity), and Slack.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • You’ve built out successful systems and processes at a growing startup organization
  • 4+ years HR generalist experience in a startup environment, including onboarding, employee relations, operations, and employee engagement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to provide guidance and support to all levels of the organization 

About you

  • You thrive in an ever changing startup environment
  • You take initiative and work efficiently
  • You enjoy implementing systems and processes
  • You’re an out of the box thinker and aren’t afraid to stand up for your ideas
  • You are passionate, self motivated and have the demonstrated ability to take an idea to fruition without much direction

Trace is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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We are right off historical Congress Avenue. We are surrounded by music studios, tasty bites, great coffee shops, retails stores tucked into a beautiful Austin neighborhood. We have plentiful free parking!!

An Insider's view of Trace

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited about using computer vision techniques to understand and analyze events and context during sports games. We process video from multiple cameras and combine it with GPS tracking data from the athletes to find personalized moments that matter to players, parents, and coaches.


Applications Developer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Customer Success is being able to build and maintain relationships, so that customers continue to trust Trace to capture moments throughout their sports journeys. Setting clear priorities, communicating thoughtfully, being solution oriented, and collaborating are things that help our team to be team successful. A good (dad) joke also helps!


Customer Success Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Trace is constantly adapting and changing, which is something I love about the company. You are given the freedom to try new strategies, which leads to a very fast paced and collaborative environment. Each day I strategize with my teammates and others across departments to see what sales you prospect, perform demos and progress deals to the close.


Account Executive

What are Trace Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

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