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Senior HRBP



Software Engineering, People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024
About DroneDeploy
Build with certainty, operate with confidence. That’s why thousands of construction, oil and gas, and renewable energy companies use DroneDeploy on a daily basis. We help them automate reality capture using drones, robots, and 360 cameras – combining this data in one platform for AI-powered analysis. From aerial and ground views of construction progress to automated gauge readings and methane leak detection, DroneDeploy is shaping the future of reality capture.
At DroneDeploy, we thrive in a remote-first culture, powered by innovation. Growth is limitless, and employee contributions matter. With accolades as a Best Place to Work in the SF Bay Area and a spot on America’s Best Startups list, our team is dynamic, purpose-driven, and dedicated to delivering top-tier reality capture software. We cultivate an environment of opportunity. Our dynamic growth is fueled by the diverse range of ideas nurtured by our team. This is why our commitment to internal advancement is profound. A multitude of paths for professional and personal development are available, where flexible schedules, family-friendly benefits, and remote work options propel our team's journey.
Role Overview
The Senior HR Business Partner (HRBP) plays a pivotal role in aligning business objectives with employees and management within the organization. This strategic position is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies that foster organizational and people development, enhance employee performance, and promote a culture of continuous improvement and high performance. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with a strong background in HR practices, capable of managing HR initiatives, driving functional excellence, and leading process improvements.
***This position is remote with a strong preference for a candidate in the SF Bay Area or Austin, TX, or candidate must be west of Austin***


  • Strategic Partnership: Build and maintain strong consultative relationships with organizational leaders, applying a strategic approach to drive continuous improvement in operational effectiveness. Spearhead the development and alignment of HR initiatives, focusing on enhancing employee performance through effective goal setting, performance reviews, and feedback mechanisms.
  • Talent Management: Oversee the entire employee lifecycle, from onboarding to exit, ensuring each phase supports performance expectations and professional development. Lead the creation of a seamless integration process for new hires, provide ongoing development opportunities, and manage transitions effectively.
  • Learning & Development: Facilitate sessions and workshops that align with organizational goals and employee career paths. Work closely with various departments to ensure a cohesive approach to employee development and performance management across the lifecycle.
  • Data Analytics & Strategic Content Development: Leverage HR data through advanced analytics to boost employee performance and engagement, uncovering key trends and opportunities for growth. Create and share engaging content, such as insightful reports and presentations. Use these insights to refine performance management strategies, ensuring they align with our organizational goals and enhance workforce capabilities.
  • Employee Relations & Compliance: Maintain a deep understanding of internal policies and ensure compliance with HR laws and regulations, particularly in performance management and employee relations. Address and resolve employee relations issues proactively, maintaining a compliant, high-performance workplace.
  • Employee Engagement: Champion employee engagement and performance optimization by designing and implementing impactful programs that enhance talent mobility and optimize performance management processes. Lead coaching sessions training programs, and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through targeted strategies and actions.


  • Professional Experience: At least 3-5 years of experience in a Senior HRBP role, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of HR practices and principles. Must have hands-on experience leading Change Management initiatives, including navigating mergers and acquisitions and showcasing exceptional adaptability and leadership in organizational transitions.
  • Communication Excellence: Exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities, ensuring seamless collaboration across diverse teams and levels within the organization
  • Analytical and Strategic Thinking: A strong analytical foundation and a goal-oriented approach is essential. Candidates should possess practical experience utilizing HR metrics for data-driven analysis and making evidence-based decisions that align with strategic objectives.
  • Project Leadership: Demonstrated project management prowess, with a proven track record of successfully steering projects from inception to fruition, managing timelines, resources, and stakeholder expectations effectively.
  • Legal & Regulatory Expertise: A deep understanding of US federal and state employment legislation is required, with a preference for individuals versed in international employment laws. This knowledge is crucial for ensuring compliance and mitigating legal risks.
  • Technology & Systems Mastery: Advanced proficiency in various HR technologies. This includes expertise in HR Information Systems (HRIS) like ADP, familiarity with collaboration tools (e.g., Slack, Zoom, Google Suite), and proficiency in data analytics and project management software (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Jira). Experience with engagement and performance management tools (e.g., CultureAmp, Betterworks, Lattice) and operational frameworks (e.g., OKRs, performance feedback cycles) will be highly regarded.
  • Travel: Flexibility to travel domestically on several occasions throughout the year to meet with teams, attend training, and facilitate on-site HR initiatives.
  • Professional Certifications: HR certifications such as SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, or AIHR certification will be considered an asset, reflecting a commitment to professional development and expertise in the HR field.
Employee Offerings & Benefits include:
(may vary by location)
Innovative company culture
Drone pilot certification
Flexible work schedules
Flexible work location
Family paid leave
Paid healthcare for employees
Professional development & career advancements
Wellbeing activities (live & on-demand)
Flexible paid time off
Employee referral bonus
Commuter savings
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