A Staff People Partner (HRBP) will act as a lead strategic partner to executive-level business leaders by driving the development of a strategy that is aligned with the organizational and people needs of our Software team. Responsible for execution of the people and culture strategy, operational plans, and roadmap for the business unit working in partnership with key stakeholders (Executive Team, Talent, L&D, and Legal). This role is also responsible for driving HR functional excellence and process improvement while playing an integral part in supporting the team and organization as we define and roll out our People Programs (employee development, performance management, manager training, diversity and inclusion, etc.).


  • Partner with and advise our most senior leaders on a people & culture strategy and decisions including team dynamic, workforce planning, organizational design, development, performance management, employee relations and compensation related matters
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop the Talent strategy and performance based culture in the client teams
  • Lead change management initiatives for the Software team
  • Manage and facilitate development and team building that support change and growth in teams
  • Be a trusted advisor and coach to the Leaders in the organization
  • Assess employee development needs, make recommendations, and implement appropriate solutions
  • Manage the strategy and programs that support employee engagement for your client groups driven by data from our employee engagement survey and pulse of the org
  • Leverage insights and data to inform the Talent strategy and roll-out people programs
  • Be the horizontal leader to help build appropriate connections across Zoox and enable collaboration
  • Partner with other People team COEs (Employee relations, L&D, Recruiting, Compensation and Benefits) and other enabling functions at Zoox on Talent matters


  • 11+ years of experience in a lead People Partner/HRBP role in the tech industry supporting engineering and product organizations 
  • Demonstrated project management/change management skills
  • Experience operating in a high-growth, fast-paced environment that is constantly evolving 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, relationship building, consulting, teamwork, and leadership skills 
  • Experience working with and in support of a diverse workforce
  • Experience scaling programs tailored for the different growth phases of a growing startup

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with Workday
  • Experience navigating complex compensation packages that include equity
About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.