People Ops Lead at AssemblyAI

Posted on: 06/13/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

full time

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Tags: github hyper nlp

**AssemblyAI is an AI company - we build powerful models to transcribe and understand audio data, exposed through simple APIs.** Hundreds of companies, and thousands of developers, use our APIs to both transcribe and understand millions of videos, podcasts, phone calls, and zoom meetings every day. Our APIs power innovative products like conversational intelligence platforms, zoom meeting summarizers, content moderation, and automatic closed captioning. **We’ve been growing at breakneck speed, and are backed by leading investors including Y Combinator’s AI Fund, Patrick and John Collision (Founders of Stripe), Nat Friedman (Former CEO of GitHub), and Daniel Gross (Entrepreneur & Investor in companies including GitHub, Uber, Coinbase, SpaceX, Instacart, Notion, and Cruise Automation).** AssemblyAI’s Speech-to-Text APIs are already trusted by Fortune 500s, startups, and thousands of developers around the world, **with well-known customers including Spotify, Algolia, Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal, and NBCUniversal.** As part of a huge and emerging market, AssemblyAI is well on its way to becoming the leader in speech recognition and NLP. **Join our world-class, remote team and help us build an iconic deep learning company.** **Our Team** ------------ **We are a fully remote team made up of problem solvers, innovators and top AI researchers with 20+ years of experience in Machine Learning, Speech Recognition, and NLP from places like DeepMind, Google, Meta, Amazon, Apple, and Cisco.** Our culture is super collaborative, low-ego, transparent, and fast-paced. We want to win - and have a flat organization where everyone can openly share ideas (regardless of their title or position) in order to get the best idea. As a remote company, our team members are given a lot of trust and autonomy to work where and how they want. We look for people to join our team who are ambitious, curious, and self-motivated, and we put a lot of trust and autonomy into everyone on our team. **We want to empower everyone to do their best work with whatever tools, structures, or resources they need to perform at their highest potential.** **The Role** ------------ AssemblyAI is growing quickly, and we’re searching for a People Operations Lead to implement people programs and processes that align with AssemblyAI’s unique business needs and remote-first culture. You will own the employee experience and implement initiatives to improve onboarding, learning & development, diversity & inclusion, employee retention and growth as we foster a high performing culture. With significant investment and strong leadership to fuel our growth, it’s the perfect time to join the AssemblyAI team! ### **In this role you’ll have the opportunity to:** * Design & deliver innovative people programs within a remote-first, constantly evolving AI company.Develop and implement people-first, scalable HR policies, processes, and systems that will support the current and future global growth of AssemblyAI * Embody and promote our core values; engage with all levels of the organization to enhance and support AssemblyAI's remote-first culture * Develop and implement communication and employee engagement strategies * Serve as point-of-contact for day-to-day employee questions, and resolve employee relations issues * Apply knowledge of global government influences on employment policies to ensure that AssemblyAI is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations concerning employment practices, employee health and safety, etc. * Work with department managers to develop scalable performance management programs and processes to drive high performing teams that increase productivity and retention * Empower our leaders to be better managers, and develop programs that prepare high-potential employees for their next role * Help create a total rewards strategy (compensation and benefits) that is market competitive to attract top talent globally. Ensure measures are in place to develop, retain, and reward high performing employees to reach our strategic operating objectives Requirements ------------ * 4+ years of experience in people operations, preferably at an early stage tech startup * Experienced HR generalist with a broad understanding of all technical and functional components of HR including organizational and leadership development, talent management, compensation, benefits, HRIS, strategic planning, employee retention, employee relations, and training & development * Deep knowledge of new human resource and people operations trends and how those practices can be used to enhance AssemblyAI’s culture * Proven track record partnering with internal stakeholders to champion innovative ways of thinking within a fast-paced startup environment * Demonstrated ability to work within and be successful in a hyper-growth environment, adapting and adjusting quickly to changing priorities * A humble, approachable style that encourages people in the organization to come for advice while balancing the best interests of the company and our employees * Proven ability to recognize and develop great talent and individual potential **Skills** ---------- * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with many priorities and have the ability to effectively manage your own time\ * You are a self-starter, well organized, creative, results-oriented, quality minded and a team-first player * Passion for helping managers with org planning, employee career growth programs and mentoring * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Strong project management skills; systems and process orientation * Demonstrable experience with HR metrics * Full understanding of all HR functions and best practices **Benefits** ------------ * Competitive Salary + OTE * Equity * 100% Remote team * Unlimited PTO * Premium Healthcare (100% Covered for you + dependents) * Vision & Dental Care * $1K budget for your home office setup * New Macbook Pro (or PC if you prefer) * 3-4x/year company paid team retreat