Human Resources Generalist


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Percona delivers enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, and software for MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and other open-source databases across traditional and cloud-based platforms.

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Are you looking to join a globally diverse team that is constantly creating new ways to improve the staff experience, engage with people and teams, and be a catalyst to drive organization success?
As an HR Generalist at Percona, you will provide the strength behind our staff experience. What makes this role unique is the variety of projects available, the deep satisfaction received from helping our staff, and the ability to chart your own course. In this role, you will show an unwavering dedication to provide unparalleled customer service, have the attitude that anything is possible, be deeply curious, and be a trusted resource within the scope of your role.

What You Will Do

  • Own the staff on-boarding experience
  • Administer the Percona benefits program - with heavy emphasis on the US benefits environment
  • Facilitate inquiries that come into HR - benefits, policies, ‘how to’, etc. 
  • Ability to field basic HR policy questions while navigating HR compliance
  • Be an expert in working within our HRIS, currently BambooHR
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date HR files, records, and documentation - starting with onboarding
  • documentation from new hires
  • Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of files and records
  • Under the direction of the Director, imagine new HR programs and drive to implementation
  • Work with staff and managers to facilitate basic employee relations and refer more complex matters to the
  • Director or SVP - this requires a basic command of HR compliance
  • Conduct and document exit interviews and participate in the discussions about trends and solutions
  • Help drive our performance management program
  • Ensures exits are handled administratively - internal communication, system updates, benefits, etc.
  • Administer staff changes and leaves of absences
  • Work closely with Payroll and IT to ensure a smooth transfer of information
  • Be a HR partner with the business in terms of being a trusted and reliable resource
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What You Have Done

  • At least 2 years of solid HR generalist experience with the ability to work independently within the scope of the role - a true generalist demonstrated ability to work within all areas of HR Some experience working with colleagues in multiple locations, preferably in somewhat of a global footprint
  • Knowledge of HR compliance & benefits in the United States
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Highly organized

Your Attributes

  • Adaptable, resourceful, able to work within ambiguity
  • Prioritization shifting and ability to multi-task
  • Creative and curious - find a better way
  • Strong interpersonal skills - diplomatic, tactful, excitable but balanced
  • Friendly and overall helpful demeanor
Percona is a respected thought leader in the open source community. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Maria DB to open source users globally.
Percona is remote-first and globally dispersed; we have 250 people in more than 40 countries. We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard. The growth and development of our staff is a top priority; we provide funding for training, certifications, conferences and more. 
Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, who also know how to have fun and are always willing to lend a helping hand. We offer flexible hours, the ability to work remotely and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts.
Job perks/benefits: Conferences Flex hours
Job region(s): North America
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