HR Business Partner (HRBP)

Aptos Labs

Aptos Labs

People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Aptos is a people-first blockchain on a mission to help billions of people achieve universal and fair access to decentralized assets in a safe and scalable way.

Founded by some of the original creators and maintainers that researched, designed, and built the Diem blockchain to serve this purpose, we have dedicated several years toward this mission. We believe the open-source Diem technology we have developed is an important foundation of a safe and scalable web3 world where everyone has more equitable opportunities to grow and access financial assets with lower fees and fewer intermediaries.

Aptos (Ohlone for "The People") encompasses our mission and ethos for why we build.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Generalist to join our People team. This role is a vital position that helps our team thrive and grow. Our ideal teammate will help manage and creatively improve our efforts in onboarding, talent management, total rewards, and employee relations for our managers and direct reports they support.

As a quickly growing company, we know that continued investment in our core People practices will allow us to move even more rapidly as a team. We are looking for someone who is inspired and passionate about building and supporting a strong People function that helps power our growth.

What you'll be doing:

  • Execute company-wide Talent Programs within your client group, including assessments and compensation reviews
  • Provide counsel and guidance on complex employee relations matters
  • Collaborate with Finance, Legal, and managers as they support to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provide guidance and support to the team on various HR-related issues, such as leaves of absence, benefits, and compensation
  • Manage the onboarding process to ensure a positive first experience for new employees
  • Partner with the People team in building out robust and user-friendly documentation
  • Help improve and maintain compliance regarding HR policies that create a positive and productive work environment
  • Gather HR data and analyze metrics to identify areas for improvement

What we’re looking for:

  • At least 7 years of experience as a Business Partner or Generalist
  • Direct experience partnering with engineering and business managers for their Talent Management needs
  • Strong EQ, with fine-tuned instincts and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates sound, consistent, and trusted judgment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively with leads and individual contributors
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Deep experience with people data analytics; ability to influence with data

The base salary range for this full-time position is $155,000 - $205,000. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and typical maximum target for new hire salaries for the position of a candidate based in the Bay Area at any level. We do hire exceptionally talented professionals with decades of experience in their field. As such, our range may be higher than what is displayed. Our base salary ranges are determined by experience and location, and we hire at all levels for multiple roles. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location, job-related skills demonstrated during the interviews, working experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include equity, tokens, or benefits.

Our Benefits

  • 100% insurance premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (US Employees)
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Flexible vacation time, 11 holidays, and floating company days off
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity (RSUs)
  • Protocol Token Grants
  • 401k matching (US Employees)
  • Fun and inclusive in-person and digital events

Aptos is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure hiring process for all applicants. Unfortunately, there are individuals who may attempt to impersonate Aptos or our employees for fraudulent purposes.
To protect yourself, please be aware of the following:
  • We will never ask you for payment of any kind during the application or onboarding process, including fees for background checks, training, or equipment.
  • We will always communicate with you using our official company email domain.
  • We will never request your personal financial information, such as your social security number or bank account details, during the initial application stages or via email or a video/voice call when onboarding.
If you encounter any suspicious activity or requests that seem out of the ordinary, please do not hesitate to report it to us at