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Sr. HR Generalist (On-Site)

Contrast Security

Contrast Security

People & HR
Los Altos, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.
About The Position
At Contrast, we pride ourselves on being the best, which requires hiring the best. We are looking for an experienced Senior HR Generalist to be a part of an amazing 3- person People Ops team. The successful candidate will provide Human Resources (HR) support for the employee experience, from onboarding to exit, focusing on day-to-day People operations. This job requires a customer-first attitude and being a wizard at troubleshooting and solving people's problems. Most of our workforce is hybrid/remote, requiring a warm approach and solid organizational, documentation, and communication skills. Preference for this hybrid job is to have 60% on-site (in the Bay Area office) work on designated days (typically Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) with the other 40% remote (typically Monday and Friday). Being willing to learn and grow is a must.


  • Administer compensation and benefit plans (including retirement plans)
  • Serve as a relationship manager with third-party service providers
  • Work with Finance and management to support Payroll administration both domestically and internationally
  • Ensure best-in-class onboarding procedures, which requires partnership with the Talent Acquisition and HRBP teams + IT/helpdesk support, and the hiring manager
  • Contribute to the support and implementation of policies, procedures, systems, and initiatives
  • Process and documentation driven to support the needs of the business
  • Be the go-to-person on Compliance and internal audits
  • Develop, enhance, and/or provide individual and group training on a variety of HR tools, policies and procedures, and other topics as required
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Maintain and stay current with changing labor laws and regulations that apply to companies with remote workers, consultants, and/or contractors
  • Assist employees with day-to-day HR questions and requirements
  • Provide reports on various People related statistics


  • A career-minded learner who loves to grow and develop your skills
  • Comfortable wearing different hats in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree, PHR/SPHR designation, or advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience as an HR Generalist
  • 2-3 years of hands-on systems experience with tools such as ADP & Fidelity. Knowledge of Carta, Pave, Lever, and Lattice is a plus
  • Proven ability to build solid, trusting, and credible relationships
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Strong analytical and software skills – must be well versed in MS Office (Word & PowerPoint), with strong Excel capabilities
  • Keen aptitude in problem-solving
  • Desire to work as a team with a results-driven approach
  • Self-motivated but know when to seek further guidance
  • Detail-oriented and laser-focused on supporting internal processes & systems
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Bonus: You have experience in a high-growth technology startup with heavy people operations
  • We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.
What We Offer
Salary and Other Compensation
This position's standard base pay range is $110,000 - $140,000 annually. This position is also eligible for an equity package subject to the terms of the Company’s applicable plans. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.
Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Transit, and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave and Paid Holidays.
The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.
We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.
Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.
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