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Who We Are

Temporal is an open source programming model that can simplify code, make applications more reliable, and help developers focus on the important things like delivering features faster. Our amazing user community provides us with real-time feedback and contributions to improve the developer experience everywhere.

Backed by top VC firms, we have built a team of professionals from various successful start-ups and well-known technology companies. Together, we collaborate cross-functionally, engage with and support our users to improve the developer experience, deliver world-class open-source software, and enhance our commercial SaaS platform.

Temporal is growing and working towards building the best community. We are looking for those who share our values, challenge 'standard' thinking, and want to influence our future. If you have a passion for helping developer communities, open-source software, and want to be a part of our amazing team, we'd love to hear from you!


We are looking for an experienced and driven People Business Partner to join our People team. This is a newly-created role and is our next step toward developing the People Business Partnership model at Temporal. You will have the opportunity to shape the role from the ground up, and you will be at the heart of a fast-growing, innovative tech startup, shaping and developing our culture and being a strategic partner for the business. Reporting to the Head of HR you will play a key role in Temporal's growth and in the evolution of our culture. You will develop our People practices alongside the PBP for Delivery, and our People Operations team.

This role will be the People partner for the Go-To-Market (Sales and Marketing) departments, supporting team members in USA (predominantly), and further afield. You will be part of an innovative team that is distributed across the US and internationally, and you will experience working with passionate folks who are dedicated to the success of Temporal. Please note this is a fully-remote opportunity but some occasional travel will be required, such as our twice-annual company offsites.

What you'll do

  • Partnering with the GTM departments (60+ people) as their People subject matter expert to:
    • Nurture partnerships with the people managers; providing guidance and support on all HR matters such as employee relations, performance management, compensation and job design
    • Develop a deep understanding of the team culture, and work with the leadership to cultivate it
    • Lead strategic workforce planning - aiming to have the right people in the right roles and at the right time
    • Collaborate with the leadership to develop and implement programs that promote employee engagement, retention, and development
  • Be the GTM advocate in the People team, interpreting their needs and applying them to HR planning and strategies
  • Serving as the first point of contact for the teams on HR matters, and utilizing the wider People team to find solutions
  • Working closely with the wider People team to deliver cohesive People programs across the business e.g. new hire onboarding, continuous feedback cycles, engagement surveys, compensation planning etc.
  • Partnering with the Talent Acquisition team on hiring plans for GTM departments - assisting with job descriptions, helping with hiring manager training and consulting on compensation
  • Be a person who understands Temporal's culture, is passionate about cultivating and preserving it as we scale, and will thrive in a team of hard-working, loyal people who are passionate about efficiency, innovation and teamwork

What you bring to us

  • Seasoned experience as an HR Business Partner for a Sales team in a growing tech startup
  • Track record of success in partnering with people leaders and impacting team and manager development
  • Experience working in a fully-remote organization with proven ability to affect remote company culture evolution as part of scaling efforts
  • Sound knowledge of various HR tools and platforms (Our stack is Lever, Gem, HiBob, Paylocity,, CultureAmp, Sequoia Benefits, Benepass, Pave and Radford)
  • Intuition, initiative, passion and creativity - a person who prides themselves on being proactive and able to anticipate needs
  • Incredible organization and project management skills, with superb attention to detail and a strong ability to execute
  • SHRM, PHR or similar certifications are a nice-to-have but not required


  • The estimated pay range for this role is $124,950 to $169,050
  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Temporal's equity plan.

Compensation ranges reflect salary and commission compensation (when applicable) across several geographic markets. Employment offers carefully consider multiple factors, including prior experience, knowledge, expertise, skillset, market location, and job level assessed during the interview process.

Employee benefits and perks below are for full-time employees, part-time or temporary positions are excluded.

U.S. Benefits
  • Unlimited PTO, 12 Holidays + 2 Floating Holidays
  • 100% Premiums Coverage for Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • AD&D, LT & ST Disability, and Life Insurance (Standard & Supplemental Available)
  • Empower 401K Plan
  • Additional Perks for Learning & Development, Lifestyle Spending, In-Home Office Setup, Professional Memberships, WFH Meals, Internet Stipend and more!
International Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Benefits outside the United States vary by country, and are issued in partnership with Additionally, Temporal offers perks to all international employees for learning & career development, a lifestyle spending account, in-home office setup (in addition to company-issued hardware), professional memberships, work-from-home meals, and access to the Calm app for mental wellness.
Additional Perks
  • $3,600 / Year Work from Home Meals
  • $1,500 / Year Career Development & Learning
  • $1,200 / Year Lifestyle Spending Account
  • $1,000 / Year In-Home Office Setup (In addition to Temporal issued equipment - laptop, monitor, keyboard, mouse, trackpad, and extension power cable at no cost to you)
  • $500 / Year Professional Memberships
  • $74 / Month Reimbursement for Internet
  • Calm App Subscription for Mental Health & Wellness
Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate differences and diversity.

Temporal is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation, please let your Recruiter know so we can assist.

We are not working with external recruitment agencies, thanks.

Company name: Temporal Technologies
Remote job title: People Business Partner, GTM
Job tags: Developer Experience, project management, Record Of Success

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