Remote Job Description

As an I&D Business Partner, you will be a key member of Fastly’s I&D team. You will develop and drive strategies within Engineering to support the advancement of internal talent, run training programs and continue to build a more inclusive community.

This role is for an I&D practitioner with experience, aptitude for, skill in, and a passion for project management: partner engagement and Learning and Development. The role requires outstanding collaboration and communication skills, strong attention to detail, and a high tolerance for ambiguity. The candidate will care deeply about impact through our programs in an intelligent, creative, patient, and courageous way. This role reports to the Director, Inclusion, and Diversity, and will be remote.

What You'll Do

  • Partner with engineering leadership to identity specific I&D opportunities, develop a roadmap and drive the integration of the work
  • Liaison between the Engineering team and the Global Inclusion and Diversity team
  • Prepare and present monthly and quarterly updates and progress reports to appropriate internal partners
  • Pilot and test new I&D programs with the Engineering organization with the intention to roll-out them to the broader company
  • Serve as the I&D Engineering liaison for grassroots / ERG / bottom-up I&D programming
  • Support I&D Director on advising leaders and people managers on embedding inclusive practices
  • Lead the Engineering Executive Advisory Committee in the execution of its strategy, roadmap & OKR achievement across global Engineering
  • Represent the Engineering organization on the I&D Council and serve as a thought partner to Executive Sponsors
What We're Looking For

  • Experience in a Recruiting/HR/I&D, L&D, and/or Program Management related role
  • Ability to work with multiple partners, identify underlying concerns, prioritize, and take action
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks with comprehensive follow through and attention to detail
  • Experience driving global organizational change through strategic global strategy and programming
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting data and translating analyses into recommendations
  • Understanding of how to influence geographically distributed teams, utilizing storytelling abilities and presentation skills
  • Strong social skills, including verbal and written communication skills; and a sense of humor!
  • 5-7 year in Human Resources and/or Inclusion & Diversity related work in a high tech environment 
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness and understanding of multiple facets of diversity with a focus on intersectionality: cultural, ethnic, racial, religious, gender, educational, age, sexual orientation, linguistic, professional, and other differences that make us unique.
Why Fastly?

  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.

  • We love distributed teams. Fastly’s home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. In fact, 50% of our employees work outside of SF! An international remote culture is in our DNA.

  • We care about you. Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits like up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, options for free medical/dental/vision plans, and an open vacation program that enables our folks to take the time they need to recharge (some benefits may vary by location).

  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day.

  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we’re not ‘one size fits all’. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit, please apply!


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