HR Business Partner, Engineering

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-10244

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Two Sigma is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures. 


We are looking for two HR Business Partners: One to support our Corporate business areas, which include Two Sigma’s Corporate Operations team, as well as our Asset Management and Private Investment businesses. And one to support our Engineering function.


In these roles, you will be part of a close-knit HR business partner team and work directly with the three HR business partner leads for each area. You will be responsible for a wide range of people-related activities, work with a high level of autonomy, and interact and consult with employees and managers throughout all three organizations. Finally, you’ll collaborate with all HR functions providing insight and business context when developing new policies and procedures, rolling out new programs and processes, developing reporting, etc. These positions are located in our New York City office.


You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Partner with the business partner leads to project manage and execute annual HR programs and processes - talent reviews, performance management, employee surveying/actioning and compensation, including process preparation, manager support, calibration facilitation, etc.

  • Consult with line managers to support their individual and/or team-related needs, including general inquiries, HR process support, facilitation of people-related efforts (e.g., team building, reorganization, etc.)

  • Consult with employees across the organization on topics ranging from day-to-day questions and concerns to career development; when necessary, partner with employee relations in handling sensitive issues or connecting employees to the appropriate subject matter expert

  • Partner with business partners and recruiting to manage open headcount process

  • Conduct new hire check ins and exit interviews as needed, synthesizing feedback and providing recommendations for improvement

  • Synthesize learnings and observations from across the organization to identify improvement areas in HR policies, programs, and processes and propose solutions for addressing them

  • Manage other Corporate/Engineering HR projects as necessary

  • Serve as point of contact with other HR teams to discuss HRBP team processes, reporting needs, etc.

  • Manage organizational data for the population; assist with HR reporting for leadership


You should possess the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in HR

  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record


Preferred Qualifications:

  • HR business partner or generalist experience preferred

  • Advanced degree in HR, business, or other related field preferred

  • Desire and passion to learn about the business

  • Critical thinking with a solutions-oriented mindset

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and cross-functional collaboration skills; high EQ

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills


You will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, competitive 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance
  • Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms
  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship
  • Time Off: Generous vacation and unlimited sick days, competitive paid caregiver leaves

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.