Head of People and Talent


Tonic is seeking a Head of People to lead our people, culture and talent functions. In this role, you will design and execute on a people strategy that addresses the full lifecycle experience of a team member at Tonic - from recruiting and onboarding, through engagement, performance management, learning and development. Furthermore, you’ll foster an environment that allows each team member to contribute fully to our mission and culture.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead and manage the People team, inheriting and growing a team of three recruiters
  • Define and develop measures of success for a growing People Operations team, focussing on recruiting and onboard, engagement, performance management, coaching, learning and development
  • Establish robust performance management and learning and development programs for team members and managers, across multiple discipline teams
  • Partner with leadership, hiring managers and finance to establish and manage team growth projections
  • Responsible for all People and Talent functions including recruitment, onboarding, benefits management, compensation, employment law, and employee relations

What You’ll Bring:

  • 8+ years experience in recruitment and/or HR roles
  • 3+ years of experience leading a People team at a high growth software company
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing systems to support a fast scaling team while maintaining a people-first approach
  • Demonstrated experience designing and executing engagement and development programs that allow all team members to contribute fully
  • Experience with employee relations and employment law practices

Benefits We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401k plan with employer contribution
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • One Medical membership
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Remote-friendly work environment  

Who We Are:

Tonic.ai mimics your production databases to create safe, high-quality, synthetic data to be used by your developers in their local environments. Thousands of developers use data generated with Tonic.ai daily to accelerate their CI/CD pipelines in industries as broad-ranging as healthcare, financial services, logistics, education, and e-commerce. Working with customers like eBay, the NHL, and ClassPass, Tonic.ai has quadrupled our business in the past 12 months. We are expanding our team to take us to the next level of growth — join us!