Head of People Operations


About Flexcompute

Flexcompute is revolutionizing the engineering computing industry with pioneering simulation technology. Born from the innovation hubs of Stanford and MIT, our team drives breakthroughs that are shaping the future of design and development. Our cutting-edge products empower engineers to craft the next wave of transformational technologies, from groundbreaking airplanes, automobiles, and wind turbines to advanced semiconductor chips and consumer electronics. By facilitating accelerated digital transitions in hardware R&D, Flexcompute is a trusted partner to an impressive array of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 behemoths to agile startups intent on leaving their mark on the world. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for innovation, Flexcompute is charting the course toward a smarter and more efficient future.

Role Summary

Flexcompute is at a critical juncture of growth, set to expand our team and our influence on the world of engineering innovation. We are seeking a visionary Head of People Operations to help propel us through this exciting phase. This crucial role will serve as the backbone of our team’s evolution, masterminding strategies to attract, develop, and retain exceptional talent, and playing a pivotal part in sculpting our company culture. The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in recruitment and organizational development, with a proven track record of scaling teams in high-growth tech companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage in proactive recruitment to build a world-class team capable of pushing the boundaries of simulation technology, keeping Flexcompute at the forefront of industry innovation.
  • Foster an inclusive, collaborative, and high-performance culture, championing values and behaviors aligned with our company mission.
  • Create and optimize immersive onboarding experiences to seamlessly integrate talent into our fast-paced environment.
  • Shape organizational design and development strategies that scale with our growing enterprise while upholding efficiency and agility.
  • Collaborate with founders and senior leadership to offer strategic insights and counsel regarding people management and company culture.
  • Establish HR frameworks that support scalable and sustainable growth, reinforcing our position as industry disruptors.
  • Design and administer coaching, feedback, and career development programs that align with our commitment to propelling personal and professional growth for every team member.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of HR compliance issues and maintain our high standard of ethical practices and legal adherence.
  • Work hand in hand with the executive team to create competitive and innovative compensation and benefits packages that exceed industry norms.


  • An enduring passion for innovation, scale, and excellence in the tech startup environment.
  • Extensive HR leadership experience geared towards nurturing growth within fast-paced, technology-driven companies.
  • Deep expertise in full-cycle talent acquisition, with a focus on sourcing and retaining top-tier engineering talent.
  • A profound understanding of the complexities and nuances of organizational development within the rapidly evolving tech landscape.
  • Entrepreneurial tenacity, capable of adapting to ambiguity and spearheading initiatives independently.
  • Mastery of employment law, as well as proficiency in developing HR policies and practices that drive business success.
  • Exceptional communication skills, coupled with the ability to inspire and lead a diverse team.
  • A reputation for integrity, discretion, and a principled approach to HR leadership.

What We Offer

  • A central role in a company that is not just part of the industry but is actively setting the trajectory for engineering and design innovation.
  • An environment where you have the autonomy to implement your visionary strategies for people operations, playing a significant role in our growth story.
  • A robust compensation and equity package that reflects the critical nature of your role.
  • Comprehensive benefits, including health and wellness plans.
  • An intellectually stimulating, open, and collaborative company culture.

Flexcompute is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value different perspectives bring to our mission. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to join us on this exhilarating journey as we tackle some of the most compelling challenges in engineering computing.Candidates passionate about playing a pivotal role in shaping the future at Flexcompute are encouraged to apply through our careers portal with a comprehensive resume, a cover letter outlining their alignment with our goals, and any relevant supporting materials.Join us at Flexcompute, where your expertise will contribute to the next industrial renaissance, accelerating innovation using advanced computing across sectors and around the globe.

contact: wallace@flexcompute.com

If you’re interested in joining Flexcompute, even if your skills and background don’t fit an open position exactly, please send your application.