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UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk.




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UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organizations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what were once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it's monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest growing and most innovative companies. 

Why are we hiring this role?

Ever wanted to build out entire teams and scale new regions? Have you been looking for the opportunity to work locally but interact with a global team? Well look no further, UpGuard is the place for you! We are scaling globally and need someone to lead the charge in building our India sales team. You will also be the go-to person for all employee-related issues for the local team. This means your role will involve managing recruitment, employee relations and talent management.

As the first HR hire in India, there is ample opportunity to create impact and influence the team. Are you ready to take on the challenge? Then let's talk!

What will you accomplish?

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy

  • Manage the recruitment and selection process

  • Craft and execute creative talent sourcing and recruiting campaigns

  • Partner with your hiring managers to gain a deeper understanding of how each role fits into UpGuard and work together to build them a top talent team

  • Obsess about the candidate experience

  • Conduct research to map target companies and top talent while building out talent networks to develop an ongoing pipeline for high priority needs

  • Stay connected to the competitive landscape, including compensation and employment brand trends

  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics

  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management

  • Promote company values and facilitate a positive culture

What do we need from you?

  • 3+years experience in human resources and recruitment with a strong understanding of sales roles

  • People oriented and results driven

  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics

  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases (we use Lever and BambooHR)

  • Stellar organizational and negotiation skills

  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company

  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices

  • Confident, coachable and enthusiastic team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment

  • Degree in Human Resources or related field

What would give you an edge?

  • Successful hiring for sales within a SaaS environment

  • Experience or a keen interest in cybersecurity

  • Track record of partnering with C-level executives and senior management across a globally distributed organization

What's in it for you?

  • Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies

  • Interesting problems, at scale: Deeply explore the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, with a platform processing billions of data points daily

  • Learn from industry-leading experts: Our security research has been featured in The New York TimesThe New YorkerThe Washington PostTechCrunchBloombergGizmodoEngadgetForbesZDNet, and The Guardian

  • Impact: See the impact of your work on a daily basis, with data and impact available on dashboards you have access to

  • Generous compensation: Competitive base salary and equity 

  • Great perks: Food + internet allowance and flexible work arrangements

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check and reference checks. Also please note that at this time, we cannot support candidates requiring visa sponsorship or re-location. Apologies.

About this role

January 29th, 2022

August 6th, 2021

Full Time

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About UpGuard

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At UpGuard, we're building cybersecurity products that help organizations protect their information and prevent data breaches.

Founded in 2012, we're a profitable venture backed startup with hundreds of enterprise customers such as 23&Me, NASA, NYSE, Xinja, First State Super, IAG and ADP. Our threat intelligence capabilities have lead to the discovery of data exposures cited by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BBC and The Washington Post among other publications.

With offices in Mountain View, CA and Sydney, Australia, we're a global team that takes great pride in what we do.

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