HR Technology Lead

| Greater NYC Area
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As the HR Technology Lead, you will be the primary driver for all people-related technologies at Squarespace, including its day-to-day operations and elements of the strategic direction. You will manage the overall planning, requirements gathering/end-user design, and project management to ensure that our HRIS, compensation, performance, and other systems work together efficiently and meet current and future business needs. 

You will report to our Senior Manager, People Analytics & Technology and be based in our New York City headquarters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the Senior Manager, People Analytics & Technology to:
    • Optimize existing HR systems and establish goals and priorities for implementing new HR System solutions
    • Plan, budget, and forecast organizational needs inclusive of system upgrades and the potential impact of those plans on current and future functionality
    • Remedy gaps and minimize transactional HR activity
  • Act as the primary liaison between Corporate IT & Business Systems, People Operations, and Recruiting Operations to:
    • Identify gaps and set the HR systems roadmap
    • Develop and execute change & communication plans for all HR technology
    • Provide feedback for training and support documentation developed by Corporate IT & Business Systems team
  • Work with HR process owners to configure systems for annual HR processes (e.g., performance and compensation reviews)
  • Project manage implementation of new software and configuration changes:
    • Align stakeholders to collect and articulate system requirements
    • Understand People team programs, environment, and processes and leverage your prior HR experience to help design forward-looking configurations, workflows, and system functionality in partnership with Corporate IT
  • Develop a plan for short- and long-term maintenance of data in tables (i.e., job codes) to be used by the People Operations and Recruiting Operations teams
  • Partner with the Internal Controls team and People team process owners to establish procedures and serve as the point of contact for audits of internal People data and processes

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 6+ years of progressive HR experience with ~4 years serving in an HR Systems capacity
  • Prior HRIS implementation experience
  • Knowledge of Ultipro and Greenhouse a plus 
  • Experience working in both private and public organizations
  • Capability to handle confidential and sensitive information 
  • Advanced Excel/Google sheets skillset with an eye for detail and errors in large datasets.

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace’s team of more than 1000 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

PERKS 

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Free lunch and snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) and pretax (US)

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Technology we use

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    • PHPLanguages
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Location

Squarespace is headquartered in the West Village of Manhattan, within walking distance from the 1, A, C, E, B, D, F, and M trains.

An Insider's view of Squarespace

What are some social events your company does?

In the past we've had trivia nights, talent shows, and video game tournaments. My background is actually in theatre, so amazingly had the opportunity of taking to the microphone and hosting some of the events here.

Jose Paz

Community Manager

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Our team’s mission is to configure, integrate, automate, and report on all HR systems. This means we are constantly trying to do things no one has ever done before. Some of the challenges we regularly encounter are hacking together system integrations, implementing controls to ensure data integrity, and manual task automation for our users.

Paul

Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As the Data Engineering team has grown, I've become a team lead and learning lots of new technologies, such as Postgres and Airflow.

Polina

Senior Software Engineer

What are some social events your company does?

The company holiday party is a pretty big social event. Each location has one and I’ve crashed three of the four parties in Ireland as well. At this point, if I don’t go to the Dublin holiday party, I might get messages asking if I’m okay.

Vishal

Team Lead, Product Support

What are Squarespace Perks + Benefits

Squarespace Benefits Overview

We take care of our employees in more ways than one. We offer competitive medical, dental, and vision for our employees and their dependents. We also offer up to 20 weeks of paid family leave (includes parental), daily gourmet lunches, and seasonal wellness programming, including meditation, yoga, and nutritionist sessions at the office. And so many snacks.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Time allotted for learning
All employees have full access to LinkedIn Learning.
Online course subscriptions available
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