• Senior Manager, HR Business Partner

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.


    And our history runs deep – we have been in Silicon Valley for 25+ years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes. From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.


    As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.


    Job Description:

    Reporting to the SVP, People & Culture, the successful candidate will partner across a broad spectrum of People & Culture (P&C) disciplines including Employee Relations, Learning & Development, Total Rewards, and Talent Acquisition to drive business outcomes against the execution of our global P&C priorities. The Sr. HRBP will work in partnership with multiple executive and senior leaders, as well as the P&C COE’s, to define organization opportunities and solutions and that support both Rambus’s and People & Culture strategies. 


    • Partner with the business to identify, develop and drive key initiatives such as leadership development, talent/performance management, change management, workforce and succession planning, talent acquisition, employee and career development, performance management, rewards and recognition, and coaching (employee and manager). Client groups will be spread across multiple sites and countries.
    • Coach managers on performance evaluation, compensation, delivering feedback, HR tools and general best practices.
    • Assist managers and leaders in resolving complex situations.
    • Together with the business leaders and the relevant COEs, support business reorganizations and restructure activities.
    • Develop and communicate data driven (and also observation based) insights to management and leadership on the full range of human capital matters.
    • Conduct organizational assessments and develop/drive initiatives to close gaps and implement necessary solutions to ensure a high-performing workforce.
    • Provide feedback to leaders about talent, organizational gaps and employee growth opportunities.
    • Recommend and drive improvement to human resources systems, policies and processes.


    • This candidate will have 10+ years of relevant experience. Expert experience in partnering with managers to increase individual and team effectiveness.
    • Previous experience in a global technology growth company; preferably with extensive experience in both small and large companies.
    • Proven capability to influence business leaders.
    • Organizational agility and savvy.
    • Cross-cultural work experience.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or equivalent experience.
    • Master’s degree in a related field is preferred


    Personal Attributes:

    • Personal and professional values that reflect a can-do, results driven attitude, a bias for action, a sense of urgency and a service orientation
    • Enjoys hands-on, day-to-day work while having a bigger picture view of the goals to accomplish
    • Data-driven, well organized and detail oriented. Comfortable with spreadsheets, reports and analytics
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced, ever-changing business environment
    • An effective and influential communicator
    • Critical thinker who sees opportunities for improvements, communicates constructively, and who can navigate through a high degree of complexity and ambiguity
    • Enthusiastic teammate with demonstrated commitment to create a positive work environment
    • Impeccable integrity. Credible and trustworthy.

    Rambus offers a competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.


    Rambus is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.




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