People Operations Specialist

People Operations /
Full-time (remote) /
If you're looking for a great opportunity to support the People Team in a global, fully remote organization, keep reading! We’re looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented People Operations Specialist with a focus on HR Compliance and a knack for getting things done. The People Operations Specialist will play a crucial role in ensuring adherence to US labor laws while supporting compliance needs of our diverse global team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in HR compliance, have exceptional organizational skills, and a proactive mindset. Bonus points if you've previously worked in globally distributed and remote teams. 

At Metabase, we appreciate those who get things done, honor their commitments, keep things moving, seek to understand, and are thoughtful (at speed). Our People function is committed to caring for our team the way they want to be cared for, and the People Operations Specialist will play a key role in helping our team grow compliantly, supporting them throughout the employee lifecycle, from recruiting to onboarding and offboarding. This role is a great opportunity to learn and grow in a global organization. 


    • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of US labor laws and regulations, identifying and addressing compliance gaps.
    • Stay informed about international labor laws, providing guidance aligned with business needs.
    • Partner with the Director of People Operations and external legal counsel on immigration needs.
    • Work alongside Business Operations to ensure HR compliance needs for SOC2 are met.
    • Identify, recommend, and contribute to solutions for process improvements and program development.
    • Support various People Operations projects from initiation through final implementation.
    • Demonstrate a proactive approach to problem-solving, assessing risk vs reward in resolving HR compliance and daily operational issues.


    • Prior experience in HR compliance or a related field, preferably in a globally distributed or remote work environment.
    • Self-directed, inherently curious, motivated, meticulously organized, detail-oriented, and able to work asynchronously.
    • Proficient knowledge of US labor laws and regulations.
    • Team-oriented mindset with the proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team of diverse individuals.
    • Trustworthy with the ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information.
    • Ability to prioritize time and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Willing to take measured risks.
    • Willing and able to quickly learn new technology (including Metabase itself, of course).
    • Startup experience and prior involvement with a fast-growing company, highly preferred.
We're a global team (50% outside the US), fully distributed (from Thailand to California), who get things done asynchronously, with plenty of uninterrupted time, supporting each other to do the best work of our careers. We offer flexibility (define your own schedule and work from wherever you want), autonomy, and an environment that fosters growth, learning, and development. We're relentlessly user-focused and believe in building long-term value, not short-term hacks. And we raised a $30M Series B to take our approach to the next level for years to come.

Metabase is the easiest way for people to get insights from their data, from tiny startups who get up and running quickly to major corporations with tens of thousands of users. That's why people love us.

We bring data tools with the elegance and simplicity of consumer products to the crufty world of enterprise business intelligence. We provide an opinionated open source starting point for how companies should measure, analyze and share their data, which is used by tens of thousands of companies.