Pivotal Software is hiring a

HR Business Partner, Services Organization

Chicago, United States

HR Business Partner


The technology industry is at the cusp of a once-in-a-generation transition; one that will fundamentally change the way businesses operate and innovate in our increasingly mobile, cloud-based and connected world.   

At Pivotal we see and create what’s possible. Drawing on our heritage in Big Data, open source, and application development, Pivotal is building a new class of applications - leveraging big and fast data - and doing all of this with the power and flexibility of cloud independence. If you are passionate about solving hard problems, enjoy working with world-class people and developing cutting edge technology, you should explore a career with Pivotal.

Pivotal is a new and privately-held company with backing from EMC, VMware and GE. Pivotal unites strategic technologies, people, and programs to meet the demands of this next technology wave. We offer competitive benefits and compensation (including equity in a high growth market), and many extras that create a rewarding work experience.



At Pivotal, HR has the unique opportunity to help build and form our workforce and operations. An HRBP is responsible for a variety of human resources strategic initiatives, programs and policies, often encompassing several areas, including organizational development, operations, compensation, benefits, leadership development and employee training. The contributions of this role fundamentally impact the business processes, results and overall efficiency of both people and operations.



This person will have the unique opportunity to work with energetic, bright and creative colleagues both within and outside of HR, giving them exposure to many different styles, experiences and philosophies for providing support to employees around the globe. The right person for this role is willing and excited to collaborate and enjoys the challenges of a growing organization.



  • Consults and partners with management on topics such as people development, proper performance management, compensation assessments, coaching, etc.
  • Ability to effectively partner cross-functionally
  • Contributes to the development of Pivotal’s mission executed throughout HR programs and processes.
  • Effectively manages employee relations matters
  • Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity.
  • Uses judgment within broadly defined policies and best practices.
  • Ability to manage issues independently, often times in remote cases.
  • Manages reports and analytics with proficient knowledge of excel and google applications
  • Willingness to travel as needed


  • 5+ years of related experience, preferably in the technology industry and high growth environment
  • Change Management
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Understanding of business environment
  • Project management skills
  • Google Applications and Excel, Word, and Powerpoint Proficiencies

Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.