HR Business Partner


San Francisco, CA



About Rippling

Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT —  payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more — in one unified workforce platform.
By connecting every workforce system to a single source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees' payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps — like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365 — all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $450M from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, and Sequoia—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500).

About The Role

Our hyper growth presents an exciting and interesting challenge to scale people, processes, and develop management capability effectively in a constantly evolving business context. We’re looking for an HR Business Partner to be a trusted partner to the leadership team, advising and coaching on all aspects of people management - Leadership Development, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, et al. This role will play a critical part in building management capability by educating and training managers on employee life cycle processes and people management.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to drive and execute successful delivery of all HR programs including performance management, management excellence programs, and compensation reviews

  • Coach and advise managers on complex leadership and HR matters including sensitive employee relations issues

  • Provide guidance to managers on career pathing and leveling, skill and professional development

  • Assess manager and employee development training needs and conduct 1:1/group sessions as needed

  • Serve as a point of contact for employees; helping them navigate professional or personal issues that impact their work and career growth

  • Collaborate across peer groups - recruiting, DEI, Finance, to drive talent initiatives to meet business needs

  • Lead day-to-day activities related to HR policies, processes and programs

  • Track and analyze key indicators of organizational health and recommend ways to improve 


  • Deep understanding of HR processes, especially hands-on experience in management/leadership development, performance management and employee relations

  • Previous experience in management/leadership development programs and/or learning and development function strongly preferred

  • Business savvy; can quickly develop the business sense to offer relevant HR solutions

  • Assertive and humble; can overcome resistance and effectively manage change

  • Fast-paced and action-oriented; can comfortably operate in ambiguity with minimal guidance

  • A positive can-do attitude; can navigate through the challenges and find solutions 

  • Able to operate at a tactical as well as strategic level

  • Analytical thinking; can dig into data as needed to inform decisions

Even if you don’t meet all of the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply. Skills can be used in lots of different ways and your life and professional experience may be relevant beyond what a list of requirements will capture.

Rippling is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics.  Rippling is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email

We are committed both to the health of our employees and to promoting a safe and collaborative workplace, and vaccinations are the best way to end the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect our community. In the U.S., where permitted under federal and state law, all offers of employment will be conditioned upon new hires providing proof of vaccination prior to their start date, unless the individual qualifies for an accommodation. For all other locations, vaccinations are strongly encouraged.