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Staff Employee Relations Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Req #: GAQ225R118

While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

This is your chance to make an impact with our growing team! You will partner with leaders across the organization as a strategic partner, consultant, and steward of the overall employee experience. You'll be a trusted advisor and partner in continued development of the employee relations function as we search scalable solutions to support our rapid growth. Under the guidance of and through a partnership with the Employee Relations Director, you will be an ambassador for our overall principles, values, programs and policies, driving a global, diverse, performance-based work environment.

The impact you will have:

  • Performance Management: Consult with managers and provide guidance to address specific employee performance concerns, including Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) and involuntary termination process.
  • Guide and train managers on performance management approaches in alignment with company philosophy.
  • Conduct investigations, including gathering and analyzing facts, applying relevant policies, guidelines and laws to reaching findings. Partner with Employment Legal, Compliance team members and other internal investigative bodies as needed. Prepare investigation reports, track work in case management system and draft disciplinary documentation as needed.
  • Partner with our People Partner team to manage investigations, employee disciplinary issues, and performance management situations

What we look for:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Law degree or graduate degree in labor/industrial relations desired.
  • 8+ years of Employee Relations experience, with a focus on strategic partnership with managers up through the Senior Director level.
  • Ability to multi-task, deal with ambiguity, influence decision-makers and work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in advising and coaching managers on performance management situations
  • Minimum of 5 years direct experience in conducting corporate investigations of sensitive workplace concerns
  • Capability to coordinate internal resources in solution development for emerging issues


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Equity awards

  • Flexible time off

  • Paid parental leave

  • Family Planning

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Annual personal development fund

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pay Range Transparency

Databricks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range(s) for this role is listed below and represents base salary range for non-commissionable roles or on-target earnings for commissionable roles. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, relevant certifications and training, and specific work location. Based on the factors above, Databricks utilizes the full width of the range. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for annual performance bonus, equity, and the benefits listed above. For more information regarding which range your location is in visit our page here.

Zone 1 Pay Range
$130,900$231,600 USD

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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