People Operations Specialist

Mountain View, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Aera Technology is the Decision Intelligence company that makes business agility happen. We deliver the first scalable digital platform that integrates with existing systems to make and execute business decisions in real-time across the enterprise. Our platform is used in the world's largest companies to make critical decisions that optimize their global supply chains.
We're looking for a detail-oriented go-getter, filled with potential who is looking to own and manage the people data and processes and assist in executing people programs that help scale our US and global teams.  You thrive in the back-end environment of HR, helping make the trains run on time with speed.
In this role, you’ll provide outstanding service to our team of Aeranauts (500+ strong and growing) covering a wide range of areas within the HR Operations discipline, including new hire onboarding, orientation, training, benefits, terminations, immigration, performance management, payroll assistance, reporting, and analytics.  This role provides an opportunity to build the foundation for a career in HR Operations while giving you the chance to influence how we work in a global, pre-IPO start-up environment.
Your co-workers on the People team are based in the SF Bay Area and the West coast (with other people team members in India and Romania).  We have a very flexible remote work environment, with a preference for being located within commuting distance of one of our two offices in Mt. View or San Francisco. Currently coming into the office is optional, folks on the US people team are coming in once a week or as needed.


    • Partner with People Team members to deliver a consistent and positive experience to all of our Aeranauts, with a specific focus on US team members
    • Conduct New Hire Orientation and coordinate with stakeholders and IT teams to ensure a thoughtful and engaging onboarding experience
    • Process onboarding documentation
    • Process employment verification letters
    • Manage HR data tracking, updates, and reporting
    • Assist with immigration matters
    • Provide support for our feedback, compensation, and promotion programs
    • Manage the employee termination process, including preparing exit paperwork and exit surveys
    • Partner with the global People team, on People-related projects and initiatives
    • Reporting and data management through our HRIS system

About You

    • 2+ years of experience in HR Administration/Operations, ideally at a fast-paced technology company
    • Experience/Education exposure to data, reporting, and analytics
    • Ability to create internal communications
    • A strong customer service mentality
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask
    • Proficiency using GSuite, and MacBook
    • Experience working with an HRIS; bonus points for experience with our HR applications; BambooHR (HRIS), Lever (ATS), Culture Amp (Performance and Engagement), and ADP (Payroll/Benefits)

Perk and Benefits

      • Stock Options:  We believe every Aera team member should have a stake in our future success
      • Medical:  Benefits provided through your choice of Aetna PPO, Aetna HDHP, or, for California-based team members, Kaiser
      • Dental: No monthly cost to employee through Delta Dental
      • Vision: No monthly cost to employee through VSP
      • 401K and Additional Benefits Plans:  Employees can contribute to: 401(k) plan (Traditional/Roth); Health Savings Account (HSA); Flexible Savings Account (FSA); Supplemental Life Insurance Plan; Short-term Disability; Commuter Benefit Program
      • Learning and Development: You’ll have access to professional development content through Udemy, our online learning platform. Udemy offers thousands of courses to help you learn new skills – whether for your professional development or your personal interests
      • Employee Referral Program:  Earn cash when your referrals get hired!
      • Events and Extras:  We work hard and get things done, but we also value the importance of having fun: office outings; birthday celebrations; holiday parties; weekly in-office lunches, and more
      • Paid Time Off:  To give our best and live a well-balanced life, we need to take time off for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Here at Aera, we offer flexible paid time off. In addition, we have 10 paid holidays each year
      • Snacks: When you’re working from the office, you’ll have access to our fully stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages
Note: We’re continuously re-evaluating these to offer the best for our Aeranauts, so these are subject to change for the better
At Aera, our purpose is to enable a sustainable, efficient, and intelligent world with Cognitive Automation. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.
If you share our passion for fundamentally transforming how people work — from people working machines, to machines working, guided by people, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune, and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!
Aera Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Aera Technology will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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