Senior People Partner, Commercial Teams

    • Sunnyvale, CA

What We Are About:

The People team is a motivated group where everyone contributes to creating a great candidate and employee experience. We are focused on building a strong company where we live our Values and are committed to consistently moving forward as we raise the bar of what can be achieved. We’re looking for a builder who doesn’t hesitate to challenge traditional thinking and pursues new territory with an entrepreneurial spirit, drive and sense of ownership.  

What You Will Accomplish:

  • You will work directly with members of the executive team, managers and Illumineers on company-wide and team-specific needs and projects. These groups have people across the US and around the world. You will report to the SVP of People, and work closely with people experts (think comp, people operations, and recruiting) in a cross-functional capacity with all teams in the organization.

  • We are a motivated team where everyone contributes to building a great team and company.  We’re looking for someone with a can-do attitude who doesn’t hesitate to pursue new territory with an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of ownership.

  • Be the dedicated people partner for the leaders and our people

  • Strategically partner with executives, providing guidance, feedback and quality data to guide decision making

  • Provide coaching and creative solutions to guide change and organizational design efforts

  • Keep a pulse on trends, morale, roadblocks and general sentiment of the teams you support

  • Work alongside everyone achieving high value working relationships, high performance and awesome results

  • Support your team learning and celebration of successes as they innovate

  • Proactively and reactively navigate varying levels of concerns

  • Lead by example and mentor our leaders and team members

  • Facilitate discussions and trainings on relevant topics

  • Read between the lines and see through ambiguity to provide solutions

  • Work alongside the People team on special projects and programs, from concept to implementation, and ultimately assessment

  • Care for and evolve all phases of people management, including: performance assessments, job leveling, total compensation, onboarding, accountability through metrics

  • Work on internal communications for program changes

 What You Will Bring:

  • Curiosity that enables you to learn technology, product, and business acumen quickly

  • Ability to succinctly and persuasively make points up, down, and across all levels

  • Willingness to see all sides of an issue, remain objective, and move to resolution

  • Ability to facilitate discussions with ease and little prep

  • Affinity for using data to spot trends and shape your plans

  • Develop and deliver tools and processes that ensure Illumio is and remains a great place to work

  • A strong sense of team building and a desire to help build a dynamic, unique organization

  • Ability to advocate for our people and your ideas

  • Superbly skilled at planning and regularly prioritizing the most important things

  • Experience with job leveling, compensation reviews, offers, pre-IPO equity, and organizational design

  • Exposure and understanding of all areas of HR – Recruiting, Compensation, Benefits, Labor Laws

  • Exceptional listening skills and ability to relate to, influence, and coach employees of all levels in the organization

  • International Human Resources experience highly desired

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in a Business Partner, Generalist, HR Manager, or similar role

  • Bachelor's degree

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with mid-size start-ups and large companies

Who We Are:

Illumio enables organizations to realize a future without high-profile breaches by providing visibility, segmentation, and control of all network communications across any data center or cloud. Founded in 2013, the world’s largest enterprises, including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, trust Illumio to reduce cyber risk. For more information, visit

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