Director of People – Waltham, MA

Humatics’ breakthrough microlocation system and analytics software comprise a Spatial Intelligence Platform™ that will revolutionize how people and machines locate, navigate and collaborate. A single Humatics system, using simple, inexpensive radio-frequency technology, can pinpoint multiple, moving targets with millimeter-scale precision, vastly outperforming existing systems at a fraction of the cost.

We are seeking a Director of People Operations who will join a team of experienced and highly motivated professionals. We’re excited to meet enthusiastic, engaged people eager to join our team and help create the microlocation revolution.


  • Serve as a hands-on, visible leader for the people operations function and team, and a key business partner to senior management;
  • Implement programs including performance management, professional development, talent acquisition, health and welfare benefits, records administration, employee relations and retention, and all compliance related matters;
  • Partner with, coach and support managers to set goals, deliver feedback and performance reviews, build morale, foster and sustain working relationships, and drive performance;
  • Understand employee opinions and represent their needs and concerns to leadership as appropriate;
  • Ensure consistent interpretation and administration of company policies and procedures, practices and principles.
  • Maintain full compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions;
  • Stay connected to the competitive landscape, conduct research and analyze data-related projects including compensation and benefit packages and personnel policies and procedures;
  • Passionately drive results by thinking and acting quickly to ensure the long-term best interest of company objectives.


  • 3 – 5 years of professional experience as Director or Manager of People Operations with responsibility for leading a team
  • Experience in high-growth technology startups
  • Sound knowledge of all HR practices, evidenced by achievement of PHR or SHRM certification
  • Deep understanding of policies, procedures and labor laws
  • Proven track record of earning trust of employees and managers, and working collaboratively to help create a great work environment
  • Ability to develop and analyze data; detail-oriented and task-focused
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with high motivation and efficiency
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Experience with HRIS software, Paylocity is ideal
  • Bachelor’s degree with course work in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related Field


  • Competitive salary
  • Meaningful equity ownership in a well-funded, startup
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Excellent 401(k) plan
  • Paid holidays and unlimited vacation.

Please send your cv/resume directly to This position is based in Waltham, MA.

Humatics is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.