Director of People

 Published 4 days ago
 United States
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Did you know that 50M+ people in the US drive a personal car for work - and qualify for an average tax deduction of $6,500? But to get it, you have to keep a log of every single drive you take (and keep it for 5 years in case you’re audited!).

At MileIQ, we’re delivering mileage tracking for the modern workforce. We’re the category creator and global leader in mileage tracking, with 1M+ active users, 80B+ miles logged, and $10B+ in value.

Role Specifics

The Director of People leads the strategy, development and execution of People programs, processes and practices, with the goal of helping MileIQ maintain a healthy and magnetic culture. We’re looking for someone who’s forward-thinking and innovative but also knows when to stick with best practices. We’re global, hybrid and remote, so experience with a variety of geographies and location strategies is key. This position reports to our Head of Finance, People, and Operations. 

Compensation Range: 156k - 212k + Stock Options

Location:  Remote US or our San Francisco office

What you will do: 

  • Develop and implement comprehensive People strategies that align with our business objectives, current company needs, and cultural ambitions.
  • Oversee all aspects of the People function, including but not limited to talent acquisition, total rewards, talent management, learning and development, compliance, employee relations and HRIS/Systems.
  • Hire, manage and develop a high-performing People team, fostering a culture of collaboration, continuous learning and belonging.
  • Design and deliver engaging and timely learning and development programs.
  • Support MileIQ leadership in creating and maintaining a positive and inclusive work environment that promotes employee engagement, motivation, and retention.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable labor laws, regulations, and policies, mitigating legal risks and maintaining a safe and fair workplace.


The ideal candidate: 

  • Proven Track Record: At least 10 years of progressive People Team experience, with 5 years in a senior leadership role. Experience successfully building the People function in an early-stage, growing company. Tech industry is a plus!
  • Global Mindset: Experience leading the People function in a global company. Understands the nuances of managing a distributed workforce across multiple countries and cultures.
  • Culture Champion: Proven ability and passion for developing and implementing innovative People strategies that build and strengthen a positive, inclusive culture.
  • Strategic Acumen: Demonstrated strength in leadership and problem-solving skills with a strong understanding of best practices, emerging trends, and legal requirements. Understands how to align people-related initiatives with the company's broader goals and objectives.
  • Strong Communicator: Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to establish trust with team members at all levels.
  • Self Starter: Comfortable working independently and as part of a cross-functional team.

Who you are: 

  • You know what great looks like, and that’s what you aspire to.
  • You’ve built effective programs, processes and practices from scratch.
  • You’re not afraid to experiment and take a few risks.
  • Striving for excellence is what you’re known for.

Company background

Who we are

We are a tight-knit team of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers and marketers who love building useful products that are delightful and engaging. We know how to balance hard work and time spent with friends and family. 

Why MileIQ

We started this business a decade ago - then we sold it to Microsoft - and then we bought it back.

Why? Because we still believe in the vision of making mileage tracking a delightful and universal tool for every person who drives for work. Now we’re going all-in on building an even better product, brand, and user experience. 

How we work

We work remotely and in our corporate headquarters in San Francisco, with regular opportunities to collaborate in person. We always lead with honesty, respect, and transparency. We believe the best decisions are made when multiple perspectives are considered. We act like a startup, but we are mindful that our service is relied upon everyday to capture tens of millions of valuable miles. We love to build, test and learn.

How we define success

Delighting our users with products that are trustworthy, engaging, easy to use, and valuable, while building a profitable business with colleagues we admire and respect.

More about our employees

Our principles

We believe in being user-centered, data-driven, optimistic, iterative, collaborative, inclusive and multi-disciplinary. 

What we are

A great group of people as passionate as you are about making products people love, being fairly rewarded, and having fun doing so. 

More about our benefits


Competitive compensation and meaningful equity, commensurate with your skills and joining a proven team and established business. We offer a robust health benefits package, as well as flexible PTO, a 401(k) with employer contributions, and productivity and work-life balance allowances. 

Equal Opportunities

MileIQ Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment  without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In compliance with US Federal law, all persons hired by MileIQ Inc. will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete a background check and the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 

Interested? We’d love to meet you.


Medical, Dental, Vision


3% match to your 401(k)

Flex PTO

Short and Long term disability insurance

Life Insurance

Home office and Wellness allowance

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