Vice President of People at DomainTools

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DomainTools is seeking a VP of People who will serve as a key member of the Executive Team with the mandate of building a strong, inclusive culture and team that lives and breathes the DomainTools’ values. The VP of People will ensure that DomainTools attracts, develops, and retains exceptional team members who are committed to making a positive and sustained impact on our business and the clients we serve.

The VP of People will lead and oversee the full range of Human Resource and Facilities functions including talent acquisition, employee training and development, employee engagement and retention, leadership development and succession planning, performance management, compliance, compensation and benefits.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a champion for company culture and core values across the organization. Help ensure our culture thrives during growth.
  • Lead initiatives to make DomainTools a model of respect, equity and inclusion in all aspects of its human resources.
  • Develop and implement strategies to nurture an inclusive, healthy work culture that values diverse viewpoints and provides opportunities for all team members to grow professionally.
  • Develop and oversee programs to drive employee engagement. Own the employee feedback survey process.
  • Set a clear, compelling vision for how to attract, develop, and retain exceptional talent. Create strategies that enhance our ability to develop and retain a highly motivated, results driven, diverse and effective workforce.
  • Serve as a member of the executive leadership team, advising and participating in the development of strategic plans, with particular focus on the impact to our people.
  • Build a world class training and professional development program across the organization. Create strong individual development plans for managers and strong succession plans for their teams.
  • Serve as an advocate for our culture within executive team meetings.
  • Recommend and implement compensation strategies to ensure that the organization stays competitive in the market and provides fair and equitable compensation for all team members.
  • Ensure the company consistently adheres to all state and federal regulatory requirements related to employment practices.
  • Manage a growing People, Facilities & Executive Administration team.



  • Cares deeply about people - you demonstrate deep empathy for staff members of all backgrounds.
  • Natural Leader - a strong team leader, manager, coach, and relationship builder. Ability to be an agent of change in a diverse organization.
  • High emotional intelligence - able to influence and direct a wide range of personalities through a period of growth and change.
  • World-class communicator - able to articulate clearly to staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Perceptive and intuitive - you have your eyes and ears open; you have the ability to maintain your finger on the pulse of the culture and the team.
  • Highly organized - can easily prioritize multiple business-critical projects and initiatives, while paying keen attention to detail and not letting anything slip through the cracks.
  • Hands on – willing to roll up your sleeves to do what it takes to accomplish the department/organizational goals.
  • Innovative Self Starter - capable of excelling in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Analytical mind – able to develop, analyze, and provide reporting, KPIs, and metrics that will assist with evaluating the effectiveness of People initiatives.


  • Leadership experience in a scaling technology company.
  • 5+ years of successful, effective team management of other HR professionals.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Demonstrated track record of working with the leadership team to drive a culture of accountability.
  • OFCCP experience strongly desired.
  • Experience with HRIS systems required; BambooHR experience preferred.
  • Current/recognized HR certification(s).
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An Insider's view of DomainTools

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

DomainTools is second to no one in terms of work-life balance. There’s a healthy blend of expectation and accountability, which is apparent in the work-hard play-hard culture we embody. DomainTools is the best parts of the Office and Parks n Recreation combined.


Senior Account Executive

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is key at DomainTools and we use several tools to bring team members together. Slack and Google Hangouts have also been great when bringing teams together. We are learning that working from home or connecting with team members across the globe doesn't have to be hard and it makes you feel like we are all in this together.


Account Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

DomainTools provides fantastic opportunities for career growth. The company has been incredibly supportive as I’ve advanced from a Product Manager to VP of Product, offering wide-ranging opportunities for training, industry leadership, and collaboration that enable me to continuously learn and share that knowledge with the rest of the organization.


VP of Product

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for the company is that we live and breathe our values (Integrity, Customer-Focus, Impact, Teamwork, Innovation, Joy) every day so that we can provide a workplace where each and every employee can do their best work. If we can successfully do this, we make an impact on the world by furthering the vision of a safe & secure open internet.



What makes someone successful on your team?

We are very passionate about making the internet a safer place and we have great distributed team members around the globe. We value employees who are curious, have a get-it-done mentality, make an impact and thirst for learning new things, and want to make things better, innovative and more collaborative. We want to do all our work with 'joy'!


VP of Engineering

What are DomainTools Perks + Benefits

DomainTools Benefits Overview

Full medical, dental and vision insurance with 100% of premiums paid for employees, 50% of premiums paid for dependents. FSA and Dependent Care FSA available. Optional pet insurance and 401k plan. Other perks include: Casual dress environment, unlimited PTO, 13 paid holidays, free yoga and discounted cross-fit membership, twice weekly catered lunches, regular events and parties, unlimited ride ORCA card, employee referral program, phantom shares and annual target bonus of 10% of salary.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Tuesday and Thursday through GrubHub.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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