People Operations Business Partner

San Francisco, CA

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About Sentry

Bad software is everywhere, and we’re tired of it. Sentry is on a mission to help developers write better software faster, so we can get back to enjoying technology.

With more than $127 million in funding and 80,000 organizations that believe we’re on to something, we're building performance and error monitoring tools that help companies like Disney, Microsoft, and Atlassian spend less time fixing bugs and more time building products. If you like to selfishly build things that make your digital life better, come help us build the next generation of software monitoring tools.

If you've taken a look at the rest of our jobs page you'll notice that we're hiring. A lot. Our People Operations Team is responsible for creating an excellent people-first employee experience and keeping our global teams healthy, happy, and engaged through impactful and forward-thinking People programs. We're looking for a People Operations Business Partner to help support our teams as we scale. This is a unique and highly impactful opportunity to work across several teams and supporting employees in all of our San Francisco, Toronto, Seattle and Vienna offices.

In this role you will:

  • Provide business and thought partnership to your leadership teams and work with them on people-related strategy, decision making, and execution.
  • Coach managers in appropriate people management best practices, i.e., performance management, discipline, reward and recognition, and retention strategies.
  • Partner with other People leaders to assess future company and employee needs and design programs that are reflective of our values, drive engagement, and enhance all phases of the employment lifecycle.
  • Challenge and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of People Operations programs and solutions and recommend changes to meet business and employee needs.
  • Manage and resolve basic employee relations issues, and escalate when needed.
  • Work with the People Team to oversee the administration of people programs such as: leaves, accommodations, internal mobility, benefits, recognition, engagement surveys, mandatory trainings, performance review cycles, etc.

You'll love this job if you:

  • Have a high EQ and a natural ability to build strong, trusting relationships in diverse departments.
  • Are empathetic and thoughtful in your approach as you solve problems and get to the root cause of issues, and quickly implement solutions.
  • Are a culture builder ensuring our people programs and solutions are reflective of Sentry's values.
  • Are a team player; low ego and highly collaborative.


  • At least 5 years of progressive people operations experience, with 2+ years of People Ops Business Partner experience
  • Experience supporting Engineering, Design, and Product functions in scale
  • Data-driven analytical skills, experience working with people metrics and KPIs
  • Demonstrated past success in building and owning people programs
  • Knowledge of and history working with DEI initiatives
  • Experience scaling through high-growth stages in a start-up environment


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees, 75% company-paid for dependents
  • Monthly commuter subsidy
  • 401k program
  • Learning & Development stipend
  • Charitable matching program
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Flexible working schedule and vacation policy, work from home policy, and real work/life balance
  • Catered lunches
  • Company events (Hack Weeks, All Hands, quarterly social events) and friends and family events
  • Relocation assistance - you are living in, or willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area

COVID Vaccine Required - Reasonable Accommodations for Medical or Religious Reasons Considered

Sentry values diversity and inclusivity in our company and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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