Senior HR Business Partner - Application Services

Location: Denver, San Francisco, Santa Monica or Seattle


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As a recognized leader in disciplined agile and lean software development practices, Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. Our cloud-native platform and suite of data tools drive software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands, helping enterprises move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. We optimize for change and teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions, and are committed to open source and open standards.

Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our 2,000+ employees across offices worldwide subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project, and are guided by a purposeful mission—to transform how the world builds software.


You have experience collaborating with business leaders cross-functionally on a variety of people-related matters and challenges. You see the importance of gaining a deep understanding of the business you support and tailor your solutions to their needs. You are comfortable with using your creativity to experiment and develop resolutions to complex problems that may arise in the groups that you support. You are experienced in effectively managing employee relations matters. 


Our people are our strategic advantage here at Pivotal. Our People Team (Human Resources) around the world partner with the business functions to drive employee engagement, development, and retention. Working in People Operations at Pivotal means being part of a global team that helps drive our business forward each and every day in truly special and impactful ways. You have the opportunity to work with different teams so you’ll experience all types of products and technologies.

Your Day

In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to work with colleagues both within and outside of HR, giving you exposure to many different styles, experiences and philosophies for providing support to employees around the globe. You will act as the HR Business Partner for various business teams within our Customer Success Organization. You will consult and partner with management on topics such as people development, change management, proper performance management, compensation assessments, coaching and training. This role’s contributions will fundamentally impact the development of Pivotal’s mission executed through effective HR programs and processes. 

Required Skills / Experiences 

  • Empathy, emotional intelligence and a passion for people
  • 4-6 years of experience as an HR Business Partner supporting business teams
  • Experience supporting/managing HR programs 
  • Broad knowledge of HR concepts
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Project management skills 

Desired Skills / Experiences

  • Experience in change management strategies and tactics
  • Advanced facilitation skills to foster effective decision making
  • Well developed consulting skills
  • Ability to influence all levels of leadership
  • Strong business acumen
  • Experience within the technology industry


Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 


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