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Director of Workplace & Engagement
Fivetran Oakland, CA
$190k-250k (estimate)
Full Time | Software & Cloud Computing 3 Months Ago

Fivetran is Hiring a Director of Workplace & Engagement Near Oakland, CA

From Fivetran's founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We're proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role

From Fivetran's founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We're proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

We're looking for an amazing individual to be our Director of Workplace & Engagement as part of our Employee Experience team. We want you to devise and oversee a compelling strategy for our workplaces around the world, and to help boost engagement for all our employees, including our remote workforce. In short, help to create amazing employee experiences. In this role, you'll be overseeing the team that manages Fivetran's global offices and events, and also develop a robust and strategic plan for fully serviced options (WeWork, etc). An absolute priority for this role is having very deep international experience. We are looking for that special person who loves leading and inspiring a team of dedicated Workplace individuals and wants to thoughtfully help our remote employees feel a sense of belonging and engagement. As the leader of the team, the individual in the role will be expected to go into the local office regularly.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a team of creative, driven individuals to create best-in-class workplace experiences for employees, candidates, and visitors
  • Partner closely Finance and others on our overall office space strategy and management
  • -balancing employee experience and budgetary requirements
  • Develop plan & criteria for determining when we explore an office lease vs another option (WeWork, Spaces, Regus, etc) in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Drive the employee experience calendar through company events throughout the year, keeping inclusion and belonging top of mind with every project
  • Manage and develop vendor selection guidelines, manage vendor service contracts, periodic and ongoing performance & financial reviews, conduct RFP's, and monitor the performance of the team, including service providers.
  • Oversee attendance and other metrics to keep the business informed on attendance or spending trends
  • Oversee and execute on-target financial budget of various sites; partner with Finance to track monthly and quarterly metrics.

Skills We're Looking For

  • Business acumen and expertise in identifying the strategic factors to weigh when making a decision about a leased local office vs short-term options (WeWork, Regus, etc)
  • Ability to effectively build the business case, including working closely with Finance to determine overall budget
  • Ability to effectively strategically direct and advise our international brokers to procure the most appropriate and cost-effective options for Fivetran while balancing the needs of the business
  • Skillfully able to elicit the right business requirements from the business and be able to assess what options are viable and what are not
  • Experienced in lease terms and negotiations to be able to work in close partnership with Finance to produce the best result for Fivetran
  • Broad knowledge of U.S. & overseas commercial real estate and WFH trends to help analyze and use data to make best business recommendations for Fivetran's Future of Work
  • 8 years of workplace, facilities, or office management experience; remote/global experience a big plus
  • 5 years of people management experience
  • Leadership in experience design and/or culture-building programs
  • Superb people management skills—you've led and developed teams before
  • Excellent prioritization chops—you can distinguish between the important and urgent, and know-how to appropriately tackle each challenge
  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally
  • Ability to handle unexpected changes and challenges with poise and collaborative mindset


The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the target position and level. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Our job titles may span more than one career level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, business need, market demands. The pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.

This range represents base salary only and does not include incentive for sales roles, equity, or benefits, if applicable.

Pay Range

$177,760—$222,200 USD

Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30 day paid leave after 5 years
  • may vary by country - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

To learn more about Fivetran's benefits by region - click here.

We're honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we're proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

To learn more about Fivetran's culture and what it's like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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Job Summary


Full Time


Software & Cloud Computing


$190k-250k (estimate)









500 - 1,000








$10M - $50M


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