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HR Specialist

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2021
  • New York
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2021
  • New York

Are you committed to providing an Amazing Place to Work?

F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

Our global People Operations and Culture (PO&C) team consist of over 50 professionals in +20 countries. Worldwide we employ about 1700 employees, including around 50 in our New York City office.

The key focus of our PO&C organization is to create the best possible organizational, digital and physical Fellow experience for our employees. We are supporting our employees (“Fellows”), and managers with different employee lifecycle related topics. To succeed in this role, you should have a forward-looking view on HR operations and the drive to continuously develop our systems, ways of working and provide good service to our employees.

We are developing an excellent HR & Office Services offering in the USA to contribute to our Employee Value Proposition and give our Fellows an awesome place to work.

As part of F-Secure's People Operations & Culture function the HR Specialist will take care of HR Operations and Office Services tasks in our New York City Office, supporting Fellows, mainly working in Cyber Security Consulting and Sales roles.

You will work closely with the local, US-based managers and employees and you will be based at our USA office in Manhattan, New York City and as part of a global People Operations & Culture team, you will initially report to the Head of Office Services, who is based in Helsinki, Finland.

Key Responsibilities

HR Role includes

  • Drive F-Secure employee experience in the USA, ensuring that F-Secure’s global employee experience, HR compliance and culture perspectives are implemented.
  • Responsible for local benefits policies and coordination.
  • PO&C interface and point of contact for USA employees.
  • Point of contact for Insperity.
  • Responsible for local compliance (pension, insurances, payroll), vetting and wellbeing matters.
  • Support in recruitment, onboarding, exit interviews, and other employment lifecycle matters locally.
  • Coordinate initiatives that enhance work relationships and staff and retention.
  • Supports/guides with employment matters requiring local HR knowledge and/or insight with location impact.
  • Liaises with Business HR and/or Global owners and/or Legal to address any issues related to local legal compliance.
  • Active collaboration and contribution to the global PO&C processes, initiatives and/or ways of working by sharing the local perspective & feedback.

Office Services Role Includes

  • Office Management, including cleaning contract, goods & services, visitor process, landlord liaison, repairs & maintenance.
  • Workplace Development - develop and continuously improve our workplace solutions and the working environment, in collaboration with our USA business managers and consultants.
  • Office Security, inc access control, key management and ISO27001 compliance.

  • Health & Safety compliance – eg Fire & Emergency, First Aid, Covid response.

  • General Admin, including phone subscriptions, general guidance on tooling use (eg Workday, Jira, Insperity).

  • Manage the offices within a defined budget and review local invoices.

  • Develop and align Office Services processes with global practice.

  • Maintain the F-Secure Brand at our New York City office.

  • Align on HR & Office Services processes with other Office Services Specialists and Managers.

  • Coordinate real-estate issues such as renovation, moves, allocation of teams in office, and office-related services.

  • Oversee office administrative services and act as main contact point for external service providers.

What are we looking for?

We're looking for candidates with HR Operations experience in the USA, within a mid to large sized organization, ideally in an international environment. Office and facilities management knowledge and ability is also required. You need to take the lead, be service driven, with excellent communication and collaboration skills, with experience of project management, with the ability and vision to ensure services are delivered to our USA employees. We are looking for someone with:

  • A vision of what a great place to work looks and feels like.
  • Decisive, clear thinking and great organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to understand the workplace requirements of professional colleagues, with a wide range of responsibility areas.
  • Bonus Points - Experience collaborating with Insperity.

What will you get from us

  • Be part of our Fellowship: relentlessly work together with like-minded, curious professionals who care about each other and act like friends.
  • Competitive salary and PTO.
  • All the tools to do your job – powerful laptop, big monitors, software.
  • Health care and insurance, 401k pension scheme, and company supported sport activities.
  • In-house training and opportunity for professional development.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At F-Secure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
Malware Analyst
"I joined F-Secure straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.


1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

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