Vice President of Human Resources

Req No.
Human Resources

Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position

Title:  Vice President of Human Resources


Location: San Francisco, CA 




  • Manage the Global HR Business Partner teams (EMEA, APJ and Americas) and serve as a strategic partner and advisor to multiple leadership teams;
  • Mentor and develop the HR team by providing professional growth opportunities.
  • Handle complex worldwide employee relations issues and; 
  • Drive and execute global Human Resource programs and initiatives including succession planning, performance reviews, talent management, organizational design, etc.



  • 15+ years of progressive Human Resources generalist and business partner experience in a fast growing software company or in the technology sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree, with a Masters preferred;
  • International Human Resources experience;
  • Strong knowledge of US and International employment regulations;Business-oriented and common sense approach to Human Resources;
  • Ability to understand business issues and link results to organizational effectiveness;
  • Aptitude with various HRIS, MS Office and able to create effective PowerPoint presentations;
  • Strong organizational development skills;
  • Proven ability to establish and lead HR Business Partner teams as a strategic and tactical resource to management;
  • Aptitude and proven ability to resolve conflicts creatively and collaboratively;
  • Experience with M&A and post-close integration;
  • Ability to travel 15-20% of the time including internationally;
  • Ability to develop, maintain and influence senior management, peer and subordinate relationships;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a willingness to pursue business lines of discussions to the appropriate conclussions;
  • Analytical & data driven decision-maker;
  • Action orientated with keen organizational aptitude;
  • Sense of urgency to solve problems and lead by example.


About Riverbed

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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