Senior HR Business Partner (Engineering/Product)



Product, People & HR
Remote · United States
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023
About Us

Coalition is the world's first Active Insurance provider designed to help prevent digital risk before it strikes. Founded in 2017, Coalition combines broad insurance coverage with a digital risk assessment and continuous security monitoring to help organizations protect themselves in today’s hyper-connected world.

Coalition offers its Active Insurance products in the U.S., U.K., and Canada through relationships with leading global insurers including Allianz, Arch Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, Swiss Re and Zurich, as well as cyber capacity through its own carrier, Coalition Insurance Company. Coalition's Active Risk Platform provides automated security alerts, threat intelligence, expert guidance, and cybersecurity tools to help businesses worldwide remain resilient against cyber attacks.

Coalition comprises a team of cybersecurity and technology experts, as well as experienced insurance professionals, who have come together to build a world-class organization with a massive technological advantage. Our secret sauce is bringing these expertise together to create a world-class organization with one mission: to protect the unprotected as the world digitizes. Today, Coalition is one of the world’s largest commercial insurtechs serving hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide.

Since its founding, Coalition has raised $755 million in equity funding, including $250 million in June 2022, affirming its ability to deliver profitable growth and cementing its position as a long-term business with a clear competitive advantage.

Coalition’s exceptional growth stems from its ability to address real-world problems for organizations of all sizes, and by remaining true to our founding values of character, humility, responsibility, purpose, authenticity and inclusion. We are proud to have been named among Inc.’s Best Workplaces in 2021 and 2023, and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022.

About the Role

Our People team is at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a highly-experienced Senior HR Business Partner to work with our leadership teams in engineering and product as a strategic business advisor and thought partner. This role will lead and implement people strategies as well as drive innovation and growth across the engineering and product organizations. In addition, this role will help enhance and build new people programs, bringing HR best practices to the broader company. Get ready to roll up your sleeves, take on exciting challenges, and be part of a truly unique team and company!

This is a fully remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States.


  • As a key strategic advisor to the engineering and product teams, provide coaching and guidance on HR matters in areas including career development, employee engagement, performance management, talent management, and compensation
  • Provide end-to-end human resources services to assigned business groups and identify new opportunities to add value
  • Support leaders with formulating and driving people strategies to build and maintain high-performing and highly engaged teams
  • Work with leaders to understand their specific resourcing needs, coaching them on people management and career development to foster employee success
  • Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying issues, counseling on solutions, and participating in the performance review process
  • Provide guidance on salary issues related to internal promotions and new hire compensation, while taking into account market and internal equity considerations
  • Spearhead projects, including the design, development, and rollout of HR programs related to employee engagement, learning and development, and other related initiatives in the Coalition people plan
  • Build and grow relationships by promoting an open door policy, culture of approachability, and welcoming employees at all levels to assist with and solve HR issues
  • Maintain accountability for HR compliance and all relevant employment laws and practices in North America
  • Contribute to HR reporting and analysis, identifying opportunities to improve People team support for employees
  • Be a steward of company culture. Champion and coordinate engagement programs and initiatives across the organization
  • Stay current on HR technologies and best practices, recommending proactive solutions for administrative efficiency and improved employee performance, retention, and engagement

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 8+ years of experience as an HR Business Partner
  • 2+ years of recent experience as an HRBP supporting engineering and product teams at a technology company
  • Experience within late stage/growth stage startup environment and/or working in a high growth technology company and helping them scale and grow
  • Strong business acumen with expertise in employee engagement, performance management, employee relations, change management, career development, talent management, compliance with US employment law, and other related matters
  • Experience designing and implementing operational HR programs from concept to rollout with solid project management skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience supporting HR functions across multiple locations (North America and Europe preferred)
  • IPO experience
  • Startup experience


  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Annual home office stipend and WeWork access
  • Mental & physical health wellness programs (One Medical, Headspace, Gympass, and more)!
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • Coalition’s individual pay is determined on several factors, including but not limited to, location, level, skills and experience. The US base salary range for this full-time position is $125,000 - $170,000, and your recruiter can share more on target salary for your location during the interview process.


Why Coalition?
We’re a highly fulfilling, mission-driven team who is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive culture. We want to work with people of all different backgrounds and paths in life, and we trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership and put in the work, no matter how small the task. We are always looking for collaborative, inquisitive and dedicated individuals to join #OurCoalition and help us on our mission to solve digital risk.
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Coalition's very foundation is built on respecting and encouraging diversity and inclusion across the organization. Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.