Welcome to Hayden AI, where the future is ours to make. From bus lane and bus stop enforcement to digital twin modeling and more, our clients use our mobile perception system to speed up transit, make streets safer, and create a more sustainable future.

Led by experts in AI, computer vision, data science, transportation, and government technology, Hayden AI is pioneering real world problem solving powered by AI and machine learning. 

Our mobile perception platform is currently utilized by New York City’s MTA for automated bus lane enforcement. We recently raised $20 million in Series A funding and have been featured in Bloomberg CityLab, Forbes, Smart Cities Dive, and Politico.

Come join us, and help us build a vision-based data platform for smart enforcement and smart cities with our six core values in mind:

  • Customer Focus
  • Passion
  • Collaboration
  • Empowerment
  • Transparency
  • Integrity

Director of Human Resources

To accelerate our growth, Hayden AI Technologies is seeking a Director of HR with exceptional judgment, interpersonal skills, and a desire to develop and grow a talented team, from attracting the best talent to cultivating a great company culture.


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with demonstrated experience working with high bandwidth individuals and an ability to inspire confidence in others in a geographically diverse environment.


Summary of Responsibilities:

  • The Director of HR is a critical position that will provide guidance and leadership, play a key role in driving the next phase of growth at Hayden AI Technologies, and develop an environment where our team can thrive. 
  • Develop and promote HR initiatives and programs that align with company goals and values.
  • This role will oversee the HR operations and recruitment teams to help establish and execute best practices for hiring and onboarding processes. 
  • Oversee development and administration of competitive benefit and compensation programs.
  • Help drive and create a culture of high employee engagement and accountability at a crucial time of company growth.
  • Cultivate a learning, listening team environment where members can develop and experience meaningful growth.
  • Evaluate and advise of new programs and strategies that impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of resources.


Summary of Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent years of experience in Human Resources.
  • 5+ years Human Resource leadership role partnering directly with senior management to develop, align and implement HR strategies.
  • Experience in a start-up environment with the desire to be hands-on, as well as strategic.
  • Experience implementing strategies and systems for talent acquisition, talent management, compensation and benefits, and HR technology.
  • Ability to identify, influence, and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve desired organizational outcomes.
  • Must be able to be onsite in our Oakland HQ a minimum of 2 days per week.
  • Experience of leading a small HR team within an expanding organization.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future (US Citizenship is required for this role).


  • 100,000-200,000 base salary 
  • Equity 
  • Extensive wide ranging health benefits 
  • Company wide bonus program
  • 401k with match program

There are endless learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group, including experts in a wide range of fields (AI, Computer Vision, Government Contracting, Systems & Device Engineering, Operations, Communications, and more)!

Just a few of our perks include:

  • Options for 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)
  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Aflac Critical Illness, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • MetLife Legal Plan(s) & Pet Insurance
  • Farmers GroupSelect Auto & Home Insurance
  • 401(k) with 3% company matching
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Wellness stipends
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote work opportunities
  • Home office & technology reimbursement
  • Daily catered lunches in our Oakland office

Hayden AI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. Hayden AI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.

To all recruitment agencies: Hayden AI does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Hayden AI employees or any other company location. Hayden AI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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