Senior Employee Experience Business Partner

| Austin

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

WP Engine empowers everyone—from entrepreneurs to global brands—to build breakthrough digital experiences on WordPress and drive their business forward faster. We are a fast-growing technology company founded in Austin, Texas. We offer a dynamic work environment for passionate people who want to learn, innovate, and positively impact the lives of customers, team members and their communities.

Summary

WP Engine is seeking a Sr. Employee Experience (HR) Business Partner to support our Enterprise and SMB business units. The ideal leader will contribute at both hands-on and strategic levels to shape culture, uphold our values and solve complex organizational challenges through people-focused solutions.

To be successful in this role you must bring a unique blend of operational execution with a commitment to working smarter in a rapidly scaling organization. You must also engage with our people in a way that wholeheartedly embraces our core values and dedication to be a workplace of choice. In supporting the success of our people and teams, we directly support WP Engine’s growth and success as a business!

Responsibilities
  • Be a trusted advisor and human resources leader for supported teams, driving organizational insight, leadership capability, team effectiveness, inclusion and ultimately business performance.

  • As a member of the BU leadership teams, you’re passionate about understanding our business goals and aligning the people strategy to support.

  • Collaborate with teams across Employee Experience to ensure a coordinated effort that meets the needs of the business, including recruiting, talent development, total rewards and systems.

  • An approachable and trusted partner to employees at every level of the organization with respect to issues including communication, management, performance, career development, policy interpretation and respect in the workplace.

  • Handle employee relations matters with the highest professional standards, providing counseling and coaching to managers and staff and ensuring a prompt, detailed and fair resolution.

  • Lead the implementation of EE initiatives; drive performance development, run compensation cycles, facilitate talent reviews, organizational planning discussions and work with the business to ensure development plans are actively put into practice.

Your Expertise and Passion
  • A broad HR Business Partner background, you can help us continually improve by leading projects across various fields of employee experience.

  • A credible coach, exuding authenticity, transparency, consistency and accountability.

  • Building trusted relationships, providing candid feedback with compassion, and influencing through expertise and commercial acumen.

  • You have a sufficiently broad tool-kit and can offer interventions and solutions to help teams relate, communicate and perform.

  • You're exceptional at translating information and data into logical, exec-ready presentations. Think employee survey results, diversity data, etc.

  • An outstanding communicator and influencer with 7-10 years of related experience; high tech, growth companies preferred.

Perks and Benefits

  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)

  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)

  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match

  • Life and Disability Insurance 

  • Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)

  • One-time $500 Home Office Stipend

  • Company Wellness Days

  • Wellness Program

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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