Human Resources Generalist

| Chicago



The Human Resources Generalist role at Syndigo will be responsible for a broad range of human resources duties, with a focus on HRIS projects to ensure Syndigo’s Ultipro system is optimized and well-maintained. This role will require working face-to-face with other parts of the business, requiring strong communication skills and a teamwork-oriented attitude.  By partnering with others in the HR department, this role will be critical to a smooth new hire onboarding, as well as representing the company to all current staff by supporting in-bound requests to the HR team.  This role requires someone comfortable in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, and the ability to lead initiatives as well as work at the tactical level.

This role can be based in Syndigo’s office in Lisle, IL or Chicago, IL but the person will be required to spend time in both offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the point person for HRIS projects, including system updates, workflow modifications, and integration of data from various systems. This will include being the main contact for our HRIS vendor. 
  • Manages the benefits enrollment for new hires and assists with open enrollment
  • Create and document HRIS best practices
  • Help create and refine training documents for new hires and current staff
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Manage the implementation and execution of employee surveys
  • Keep current on HR legal requirements across all geographies and share information appropriately / initiate changes to policy as needed
  • Produce HRIS reports as needed
  • Partner with accounting team and backup payroll processing functions
  • Work with others in the HR department on acquisition/integration project plans and activities
  • Take all necessary steps to ensure HR legal compliance and assess HR risks
  • Assist with other projects and initiatives



  • 4+ years’ experience as a HR Generalist, ideally in a technology-oriented business
  • Must have strong HRIS acumen – including workflow set-up, information management, and reporting. Experiences helpful would include HRIS implementation, system conversion, system optimization. Knowledge of Ultimate Software / Ultipro would be ideal.
  • Some experience/interest in one or more other HR functions, such as benefits, compensation, employee relations, performance management, compliance.
  • Ability to quickly assess a situation and find resolution for not only the short term but looks for ways to prevent them in the longer term
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Ability to handle multiple, competing priorities smoothly
  • Proficient verbal and written skills; Ability to author clear and comprehensive emails as well as HR communications to all employees
  • HR certifications helpful, but not required

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

No two days are alike at Syndigo! There is always someone I can turn to for support. We are all willing to collaborate and listen to one another, and this goes all the way to the leadership team; their doors are always open. At the end of a day, be it long or rewarding you can always find friends in the kitchen ready to cheers and share some laughs


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed.  The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal.  That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Syndigo is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting place to work with unlimited potential for growth. Collaboration and willingness to learn are key to success. We are disrupting an industry and our clients look to us as thought leaders in the space - we can’t be experts without thinking strategically and learning from each other every day.


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How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Not only do we encourage our team to share their ideas and different viewpoints, we expect it. We have a culture of open and consistent communication across the company. Be it ideas for new functionality in our product suite, ways to improve client experience or employee benefits and culture, internal ideas have often driven major change at Syndigo


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What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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