HR Technology Lead

  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced HR Technology Lead to manage our HR technology landscape, which includes Workday HRIS, Greenhouse Applicant Tracking System, and several other systems. You will ensure the integration and operation of our HR technology platforms, driving process improvements, and managing the HR tech system owners. An important focus of this role is to ensure our HR technology is durable, scalable, and provides an elegant user experience for moments that matter to employees and managers.

You Will:

  • Guide the HR technology strategy aligned with our goals.

  • Evaluate new HR technologies to enhance current systems, ensuring durability and scalability.

  • Oversee the configuration, maintenance, and optimization of Workday HRIS, Greenhouse ATS, and other HR systems.

  • Ensure data integrity and security across all HR technology platforms.

  • Coordinate with IT and other departments to manage system upgrades, patches, and integrations.

  • Ensure systems are designed and maintained to support scalability and long-term sustainability.

  • Directly manage the HR tech system owners, providing guidance and performance feedback.

  • Foster a collaborative team environment.

  • Develop training plans to enhance the skills of the HR technology team.

  • Analyze current HR processes and workflows, identifying opportunities for improvement, automation, and scalability.

  • Lead programs to refine HR operations and improve efficiency through technology.

    Implement best practices for system usage and data management.

  • Focus on creating an elegant user experience for employees and managers during important moments in their journey.

  • Manage relationships with HR technology vendors, ensuring service delivery.

  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with vendors to secure favorable terms.

  • Lead HR technology projects from creation to completion, ensuring delivery and adherence to budget.

  • Coordinate with partners to gather requirements, define project scope, and develop implementation plans.

  • Monitor project progress, addressing any issues that arise.


You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience in HR technology management, with an understanding of HRIS and ATS systems.

  • Experience with Workday HRIS and ATS systems.

  • Team management skills.

  • Project management abilities, with experience leading complex projects.

  • A history of adapting to changing needs.

  • Experience ensuring technology solutions are durable, scalable, and provide an elegant user experience.

Even Better:

  • HR or IT certifications (e.g., SHRM-CP, PMP, etc.).

  • Experience leading HR Technology for Fintech or Technology Companies

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $198,000 - USD $297,000
Zone B: USD $198,000 - USD $297,000
Zone C: USD $198,000 - USD $297,000
Zone D: USD $198,000 - USD $297,000

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Full-time employee benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage (Medical, Vision and Dental insurance)
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off (including 12 paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave (1 hour per 26 hours worked (max 80 hours per calendar year to the extent legally permissible) for non-exempt employees and covered by our Flexible Time Off policy for exempt employees) 
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits 

These benefits are further detailed in Block's policies. This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

While there is no specific deadline to apply for this role, on average, U.S. open roles are posted for 70 days before being filled by a successful candidate.

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