People Operations Manager

Full-Time - Remote
Second Front Systems (2F) is seeking a motivated People Operations Manager to support our team. We are a fast-growing entrepreneurial team working at the convergence of technology and national security. The work will be dynamic and wide-ranging with multi-faceted people operations work supporting those who work to deploy and scale our Game Warden platform and future product offerings.

Reporting to the VP of People Operations, the People Operations Manager is a key member of the Operations Team. You will be responsible for managing operational and analytical support to enhance the overall employee experience and drive People initiatives. Your primary objective will be to ensure that all people, processes, and technologies are organized and enabled to perform at maximum potential for our employees.

Note: This position requires U.S. citizenship due to government contract requirements.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage compensation program (including payroll, variable compensation, etc)
  • Manage benefits program (including leave administration, etc)
  • Ensure compliance with applicable labor laws and regulations
  • Develop and update HR policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations
  • Stay informed about industry trends and changes in labor laws
  • Act as a point of contact for both internal and external stakeholders on topics ranging from benefits administration, leaves of absence,  state unemployment, payroll and more
  • Guidance on data input, analysis and reporting with various systems (Justworks, Lattice, Lever, etc)
  • Develop positive and strategic relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Initiate and implement processes to manage projects, information, and people
  • Manage and develop the People Operations Analyst 


  • Proven experience in the People Operations function in an early stage, high growth start-up
  • Proficient in HRIS and Performance Management Tools Experience with leave administration
  •  Experience with payroll administration 
  • Project Management skills and experience
  • Analytical skills and experience (Excel, SQL, Dashboards, etc)
  • Ability to operate with little direction in ambiguous and time sensitive situations
  • Ability to manage sensitive information
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  •  Strong relationship building skills
  •  Previous people management experience preferred
  • U.S. citizenship
Success at 2F Looks Like:

Viewing obstacles as opportunities for growth
Having a bias toward action and tangible, measurable results
Striving to be both compassionate and direct with your feedback
Being team-oriented and inclusive with your actions

Perks & Benefits

This role is Full time. As a public benefit corporation, we’re a team of purpose-driven trailblazers transforming the future of U.S. national security. We hire the best to do their best and, as such, we are committed to providing the perks and benefits you need to be successful—both in- and outside the workplace.

We offer you:
Competitive Salary
100% Healthcare, vision and dental coverage
401(k) + 3% company contribution
Wellness perks (Fitness classes, mental health resources)
Equity incentive plan
Tech + office supplies stipend
Annual professional development stipend
Flexible paid time off + federal holidays off
Parental leave
Work from anywhere
Referral Bonus

At Second Front Systems (2F), we equip defense and national security professionals for long-term, continuous competition for access to emerging technologies. Founded by two former U.S. Marines with firsthand experience of the dangers outdated technology poses in combat, our team is dedicated to fast-tracking government access to disruptive, commercially-proven technology for U.S. national security missions. 

Our Game Warden product, a fully managed and compliant DevSecOps platform, accelerates the process for accrediting software as a service (SaaS) applications for government use.

Learn how 2F can help you make an impact on national security missions at

Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested—We'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience.
Second Front Systems is a public benefit software company accelerating the delivery of mission-critical software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to the government.
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