Senior HR Generalist

Dallas, TX, US

Human Resources

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com

Role Summary

Sophos is looking for a Senior HR Generalist to provide full cycle HR support to our US and LATAM Sales and Marketing teams. This is an exciting opportunity as we continue to expand our presence in Dallas. You build effective partnerships with the business and care about sustaining a positive culture, and implementing HR programs. Along with our site leadership, you will be involved in shaping the employee experience for our Dallas employees, making it one of our highest performing locations. You will join a global HR team that focuses on delivering results in a practical, simple, and highly effective way, just like our cybersecurity solutions.


What You Will Do

  • Proactively respond to a broad range of manager and employee requests and inquiries
  • Primary HR contact in Dallas for all things people-related
  • Provide support to HRBPs and managers on the implementation of core HR programs (annual performance and calibration programs, talent management planning, recruitment etc) for our US/LATAM Sales and Marketing teams
  • Partner with HR centers of excellence (Talent Acquisition, L&D, Compensation & HR Ops) to implement and support ongoing HR programs and company-wide initiatives (eg. D&I programs)
  • Handle employee relations – coach managers and employees as needed, on sensitive and complex employment matters, investigations, performance plans, terminations, policy interpretations etc.
  • Partner with Dallas site leadership to create a high performing and fun environment for all, from onboarding, to culture building, to ongoing employee experience
  • Manage US immigration program and oversee outside counsel’s work on applications
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of local employment legislation and compliance
  • Global and regional HR projects/responsibilities as assigned


What You Will Bring

  • 3+ years relevant HR Generalist experience, ideally in a technology company
  • Recent hands-on experience in the delivery of all facets of HR, including but not limited to: complex employee relations, performance and compensation reviews, talent assessments, US immigration cases
  • Strong business and HR acumen with demonstrated ability to influence and build strong partnerships
  • Responsive and empowered to take initiative and ownership and has a “get things done” mentality
  • Proven ability to manage priorities based on business needs and able to deliver results in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to adapt to a variety of communication styles and settlings
  • Knowledgeable with US employment and immigration laws
  • Wants to work with a highly collaborative team that holds each other accountable and is all about results

What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Masterclass and Calm


Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.


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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth