Back River Search Group

People Operations Manager

Back River Search - San Francisco, CA


Our client builds artificial intelligence applications that read and write to accelerate our understanding of the world.  They analyze the ever-growing volume of digital text to uncover unseen connections, discover insights, and automatically generate reports with graphics.

 As a People Operations Manager with our client, your main responsibility will be care taking our client’s most valuable asset, it’s employees. This is our first dedicated HR hire, and as such, you will make core contributions to shaping the structure of the HR processes and our company culture.


  • 5+ years in HR or related fields (PHR or SPHR a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Rapid growing startup experience
  • Passion for promoting culture and company values
  • Passion for developing employee engagement programs
  • Experience optimizing employee satisfaction
  • Experience providing a safe place for employees to receive sage advice on issues ranging from employee conflicts to career guidance
  • Knowledge and understanding of California and federal employment law
  • Experience developing and managing employee feedback/ performance reviews
  • Experience coaching new managers


    What is Offered:

  • A rapidly growing company, with opportunities for growth into leadership roles
  • Smart, engaged co-workers who are at the top of their game
  • An honest and open environment for the exchange of ideas
  • Real deadlines from real customers with global name recognition
  • Product culture of user experience quality over feature quantity
  • Proactive learning and teaching opportunities via individual book allowances, tech talks, and brown bag lunches twice weekly catered lunches
  • Team outings and bi-weekly company happy hours
  • One-of-a-kind LEGO art gallery
  • Fun, puzzle-loving office in the SF Financial District

Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2019

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