HR Business Partner

Chicago, United States

Job Description

Our talent is the most important component of Devbridge. Having the right caliber of professionals contributing to and growing within the organization is critical to the success of the company. As Human Resources Business Partner, you are responsible for the operational mechanics behind the people of a high-growth technology organization that is simultaneously joining a broader company through a recent acquisition. The HRBP will work closely with teams in Canada and the US.

You will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of Devbridge. The HRBP is responsible for effective execution of human resources initiatives such as performance and talent management, organizational development, training, and employee engagement. The HRBP assists in the administration of compensation, compliance, and leave of absence programs.


  • Build effective working relationships with others across all functions, including product and executive leadership and talent acquisition

  • Support the entire employee lifecycle, ensuring the employee experience contributes to increased retention and company culture

  • Support annual programs, such as performance evaluations, continuous learning objectives, engagement surveys and metrics, compensation planning, talent assessment, and succession planning

  • Maintain HR systems for talent management, learning management, and compensation

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of HR practices as well as federal, state, and local laws

  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation, implements changes as needed

  • Assist with activities related to integrating processes and systems between Devbridge and Cognizant

  • Manage and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations and terminations

  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • 3 - 5 years of related experience operating successfully in the HR space of a fast-paced organization

  • Understanding of the technology industry, including market forces, trends, and constraints

  • Proven history of taking initiative; doing, not just talking

  • BS or BA degree

  • Experience partnering with executive leadership and talent acquisition throughout the entire employee lifecycle

  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certificate preferred


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

  • Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

  • Four weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays

  • Maternity/Paternity benefit

  • Health and wellness benefit

  • Opportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars and educational courses

  • Team building events, Friday lunches, and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral program

This position is based in Chicago, IL. We have a hybrid working model requiring 3 days per week in the office and allowing for 2 days per week remote.

Devbridge is committed to providing equal employment opportunities available to all. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.