Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Director of Human Resources

    Job Locations US-San Francisco
    Req No.
    Human Resources
  • Company Overview

    With a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking, and Cloud Edge solutions, Riverbed – The Digital Performance Company –  provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and visibility, while dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. As businesses transform digitally and experiment with new technologies, they partner with Riverbed to push boundaries, increase performance, and rethink possible.


    Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue and 30,000+ customers – including 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100.

    About this Position

    Title:  Director of Human Resources, US

    Location:  San Francisco, CA


    We are seeking a HR Director for the US who is responsible for leading, supporting and facilitating the delivery of HR services in for the western hemisphere. We are looking for an HR leader who is passionate about their work, possesses strong interpersonal skills and is business results focused. The successful candidate will be comfortable with change managment and have a strong sense of urgency.

    We are seeking someone who is a dynamic and thoughtful leader with a collaborative and influential leadership style.

    This role will help the business build great teams, nurture high performance and help drive the cultural values.   



    • Provide strategic advice and solutions to leadership on people management, executing change and employee relations
    • Translate business strategies and objectives into the appropriate HR actions and initiatives
    • Coach leaders to effectively build strong teams and drive performance management
    • Effectively manage employee relations issues for the western hemisphere with a clear understanding of the Riverbed culture
    • Be a trusted senior advisor to client groups providing both strategic and tactical support for approx. 1600 employees in multiple countries
    • Manage and lead an HR team providing guidance and direction focusing on driving the needs of the business
    • Collaborate with Compensation/Benefits/HRIS/recruiting teams to execute corporate wide HR initiatives


    • Ability to inspire others into action and think creatively about solutions
    • Successful experience consulting with all levels of management; able to effectively build relationships by establishing trust, credibility and adding value quickly
    • Exceptional communication skills combined with problem solving abilities
    • Excellent organization and follow-through skills
    • Well-developed experience in team building and successful track record of leading and developing an HR management team
    • Expert in leadership to manage with confidence, practicing sound judgment, business acumen and the ability to make a strong contribution quickly


    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.


    Learn more at www.riverbed.com. 


    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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