Human Resources Generalist

| Chicago, IL, USA +80 more | Remote | Hybrid
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Keeper is hiring a talented Human Resources Generalist to join our People Team! This is a 100% remote position with an opportunity to work a hybrid schedule for candidates based in the Chicago, IL metro area.

Keeper’s cybersecurity software is trusted by millions of people and thousands of organizations, globally. Keeper is published in 21 languages and is sold in over 120 countries. Join one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity companies and play a critical role in supporting our employees and managers as we continue to scale the organization.

About Keeper

Keeper Security is transforming cybersecurity for people and organizations around the world. Keeper’s affordable and easy-to-use solutions are built on a foundation of zero-trust and zero-knowledge security to protect every user on every device. Our award-winning, zero-trust, privileged access management platform deploys in minutes and seamlessly integrates with any tech stack and identity application to provide visibility, security, control, reporting and compliance across an entire enterprise. Trusted by millions of individuals and thousands of organizations, Keeper is an innovator of best-in-class password management, secrets management, privileged access, secure remote access and encrypted messaging. Learn more at

About the Role

The Human Resources Generalist will report to our Director of Human Resources and play a key role in supporting the full employee lifecycle. This role will be responsible for supporting the people team and the organization by implementing and administering HR programs and policies. This opportunity involves applying a mix of people and technical skills in facilitating processes across HR, payroll, benefits and compliance. This individual will serve as a liaison between employees and management, providing guidance and support on various HR-related matters. 

The ideal candidate works well both independently and as part of a team, autonomously performs routine tasks and applies creative problem solving skills to continuously improve efficiency.


Human Resources

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to facilitate and support people processes and initiatives with a focus on continual improvement and a positive employee experience
  • Own and manage the new hire onboarding process including generating offer letters, initiating pre-employment screening, organizing and conducting new hire orientation, continually refreshing the HR onboarding content, administering onboarding surveys and supporting managers in facilitating onboarding check-ins
  • Administer and coordinate and the monthly performance management process including launching the process in the human resource information system (HRIS), monitoring and managing progress and preparing compensation planning spreadsheets
  • Process employee changes such as promotions, transfers, and terminations and maintain accurate employee data in the HRIS
  • Prepare reports on HR metrics, such as turnover and headcount, and fulfill ad hoc reporting requests
  • Serve as a backup for various general HR activities, such as offboarding, exit interviews and employee relocations
  • Interact with employees and managers to provide basic employee relations support and manager coaching
  • Promote a positive work environment through employee engagement initiatives and communication strategies
  • Assist with HR projects and initiatives as assigned


  • Support US, Ireland, UK and Japan payroll processes by entering payroll changes, ensuring timesheet completion, conducting payroll audits and providing an initial review of the payroll preview
  • Prepare data input for anniversary, promotion and compensation changes
  • Facilitate the ongoing tracking and management of PTO usage
  • Assist in disseminating sales incentive plans and commissions statements
  • Document and notify employees and managers of promotion and compensation changes
  • Assist with state payroll tax and unemployment reporting and tracking requirements 


  • Provide general benefits support including fielding first-level employee benefits questions, maintaining benefits marketing materials, sourcing temporary benefit ID cards and serving as a secondary contact for benefits administration
  • Support the annual benefits open enrollment process, including coordinating employee communications, monitoring active enrollments and providing reporting support
  • Assist with HSA/FSA tracking, payment processing and facilitation


  • Assist with regular updating of HR policies, process documentation and maintenance of employee files
  • Maintain employee records and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Serve as the HR liaison with the information security team to facilitate the implementation of compliance best practices and track the completion ongoing compliance training
  • Assist with all compliance and audit-related reporting requests


  • 2-5 years experience in HR roles, with a focus on payroll, benefits and compliance
  • Knowledge of HR laws, regulations, and best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Proficiency in HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems) and ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems)
  • Baseline knowledge of Excel and GSuite
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player with a collaborative and proactive approach
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Flexible schedule (occasionally onboarding occurs in US evening hours for our Japanese employees)

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, psychology, or related field
  • SHRM/HRCI Certification (any level)
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel/Word in particular)
  • Background knowledge of California, Colorado and Illinois specific HR laws
  • Experience with HR laws outside of the US
  • Resides in the Chicagoland area


  • Medical, Dental & Vision (inclusive of domestic partnerships)
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance & Employee/Spouse/Child Supplemental life
  • Voluntary Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K (Roth/Traditional)
  • A generous PTO plan that celebrates your commitment and seniority (including paid Bereavement/Jury Duty, etc)
  • Above market annual bonuses

Keeper Security, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Classification: Exempt

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An Insider's view of Keeper Security, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

We've got some really great personalities in the office, nicknames, inside jokes, etc. Everyone's a big family and we care about each other. I think the quirkiest part about Keeper has to be the people. You're not going to find people like Noah with his dad jokes, Geary the Navy Seal, or Giles doing spot on impressions of everyone just anywhere!


Senior Inside Sales Representative

What projects are you most excited about?

As far as the most rewarding aspect of my work... that would be seeing the immediate result of what we do, such as seeing the new features we build getting great user reception or watching revenues tick up.


Software Engineering Team Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

We’re fortunate to have very special people working at Keeper. They make a sensational product, give our customers awesome support, and have an amazing sense of respect. People who strive for perfection and want to make tomorrow better than today will do very well here. That’s what makes Keeper the best!


CEO & Co-founder

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I strive to provide transparency to my team on expectations and how they're performing. As long as they're meeting expectations I encourage them to get creative - there is no perfect process and the best innovation comes from trial and error! With a company growing as quickly as Keeper, there's limitless opportunity to grow and develop new skills.


Business Sales Development Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

I love the ownership I have to manage marketing campaigns that drive measurable results and grow our business. I see my work in the finished product. Also, there isn’t any red tape here, and we’re encouraged to improve all aspects of the customer journey. I feel awesome about the positive impact our products have which keep our customers safe.


Director, Digital Marketing

What are Keeper Security, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Keeper Security, Inc. Benefits Overview

Keeper offers a respected work-life balance and a career you can sink your teeth into. You'll work alongside people with a positive attitude who are empowered to make a difference and collaborate with the smartest people on the planet.

Benefits and job perks make a huge difference. At Keeper, we believe benefits are a meaningful piece of the total value proposition and part of what makes Keeper great!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Hybrid work model
Remote work program
Most roles at Keeper are eligible for 100% remote work with optional in-office collaboration for those who miss the in-person dynamic (and are located nearby any of our 4 global office locations.)
Diversity manifesto
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
We are a global team that is passionate about innovation, creativity and boldness. We hire diverse, talented, growth-minded individuals who are coachable, intuitive, persistent and team driven.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Keeper offers every full-time employee $50,000 of free group-term life insurance for the duration of their employment.
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Keeper offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family Medical Leave Act.
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Lunch and learns
Keeper offers numerous lunch and learn opportunities for all segments of our business from Sales, to Marketing, to Management training and beyond.
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
Virtual coaching services

Additional Perks + Benefits

Show Stoppers - A respected work-life balance • A career you can sink your teeth into • Work alongside people with a positive attitude who are empowered to make a difference • Collaborate with the smartest people on the planet • Help dominate the cybersecurity industry which is at the center of attention around the globe.

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