Director of HR and People Operations

Tampa, FL Human Resources
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OPSWAT recently won the Tampa Bay Tech “Technology Company of the Year” award and are continuing to expand our corporate offices in the Tampa Bay area. The Director, Human Resources and People Operations will function as the strategic business partner for the US, reporting into our Vice President of Global Human Resources. You will partner with the leadership team to drive our strategic people initiatives to support the growth, learning and development of our talent, employee engagement, and organizational health and transformation. We are growing, fast and are searching for a creative, thought leader with experience developing and implementing HR policies and procedures for a hyper-growth technology company.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Function as the strategic business partner for the leadership team and business operations in the United States.
  • Drive initiatives related to the future of work, organizational capabilities, learning and talent development strategy, and overall business improvement.
  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures
  • Leverage internal and external data to create organizational insights and support decision-making.
  • Support annual people agenda initiatives (Performance Management, Employee Engagement, Executive Development Review, etc.).
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.
  • Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to senior leaders (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risk and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Lead, coach, and develop a team of HR professionals.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

What We Need From You

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree.
  • Minimum 10 plus years’ experience ideally in a global, fast-paced, matrixed organization.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce and at varying levels in the organization.
  • Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational design and planning, organizational development, employee relations and employee engagement.
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience managing US HR operations in a multi-site organization.
  • Team leadership experience and demonstrated ability to influence and drive outcomes.
  • Executive level presence; comfort and experience developing and implementing HR initiatives in a fast paced, hyper-growth organization.
  • Analyze data and create a narrative to drive organizational transformation.
  • Ability to “roll up your sleeves” and handle multiple priorities effectively.
  • Occasional travel could be required.


OPSWAT is a global cyber security company providing solutions for enterprises since 2002 to identify, detect, and remediate advanced security threats from data and devices coming into and out their networks. Trusted by over 1,000 organizations worldwide for this secure data flow, OPSWAT prevents advanced security threats across multiple channels of file transfer and data flow with flexible options of MetaDefender solutions and API-based development and threat intelligence platforms. With over 30 anti-malware engines, 100+ data sanitization engines and more than 25 technology integration partners, OPSWAT is a pioneer and leader in data sanitization (Content Disarm and Reconstruction), vulnerability detection, multi-scanning, device compliance, and cloud access control. To learn more about OPSWAT, please visit www.OPSWAT.com.

OPSWAT is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an environment where equal employment opportunities are extended to all employees and applicants, free of discrimination and harassment of any type. All employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements, and business needs without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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