• Human Resources Business Partner

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/31/2020 3:15 PM)
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  • Overview

    Steampunk is seeking a HR Business Partner (HRBP) to serve our Government Sectors and align our business objectives with employees and management.


    The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the steampunk culture.


    A successful candidate must be a team player with great communication and people skills and able to work in an exciting and fast paced technical Government Contracting environment.



    • Conducts weekly meetings with Sector and Program leadership to determine issues, identify opportunities for improvement, and/or provide resources and support
    • Consults with Sector and Program management, providing HR guidance and assistance or executes actions when appropriate (i.e., employee relations issues, performance improvement plans, terminations, retention, talent planning, training and development, conflict resolution, complaint investigations, terminations, etc.)
    • Analyzes Sector and Program metrics and trends, in partnership with management and the HR team, to assist in developing and executing systemic solutions to turnover/retention, diversity & inclusion initiatives, and policies/procedures to enable further team success
    • Meet with and engage Program employees monthly (on-site) to encourage and solicit feedback to identify areas of strengths and opportunities for improvement, while building an HR relationship with all employees to enable and champion employee communications, and effectively convey strategic initiatives across all levels of the organization
    • Maintains current and in-depth knowledge of federal, state, and local legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees in a Government Contracting environment, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
    • Manages and resolves complex employee issues to ensure compliance of local, state, and federal legal requirements (i.e., FMLA, ADA accommodations, accidents, etc.)
    • Provides coaching and guidance directly with Program employees as needed, regarding career development plans, work relationships, engagement, culture, management concerns, benefit issue, etc.
    • Partners with the HR team and legal department as needed and/or required
    • Provides HR policy and procedure guidance and interpretation to Sector and Program management and employees
    • Assists Program management and employees with new hire integration, career path development, promotions, transfers, etc.
    • Provides guidance and input on Sector and Program reorganizations, workforce planning and succession planning
    • Manages or conducts organizational training for Programs, and evaluates and monitors annual training requirements to ensure compliance and success, as well as conducts follow-ups to ensure training objectives are met
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    • 7+ years’ experience in a HRBP role for a Government Contractor
    • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Management, or related discipline
    • PHR or SHRM-CP Certification
    • ADP Workforce Now experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state(s), and local labor and employment laws
    • Proven exceptional internal customer service focus and collaborative interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic growth environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as great attention to detail, with proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects with quality results
    • Demonstrated data/metric analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Exceptional history of ethical conduct and confidentiality
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

    About steampunk


    Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 


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