Immigration Specialist


Region: Americas
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States

Duties

Do you want to grow your experience in Immigration and HR – working within a collaborative, global team and having program ownership?

As the US Immigration Specialist, you will be an important contributor in a global team of 7, responsible for the delivery of US immigration services at K2. This includes managing US immigration filings and the partners and vendors that support K2, to improve the experience, quality, regulatory compliance, and cost for immigration services.

What you’ll be doing as a member of our team:
  • Understand current state of system, processes, and U.S. immigration policy and regulations
  • Working with immigration experts and business partners, like Legal, external legal counsel and other vendors, to gain a deep understanding of immigration work.
  • Oversee complex immigration projects and programs, which could include H-1B cap; PERM; Blanket L program; TN; EAD; and contingency planning options for known programs and in response to new policy memos
  • Create tracking mechanisms and other dashboards that provide process timeline and status, and measure overall health of programs and cycle times
  • Educate managers and business partners on employee U.S. immigration concerns, strategies, and guidelines
  • In partnership with the US HR team and the VP, Human Resources, develop and implement Company immigration guidelines 
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition team, as needed
  • Mentor other members of the US HR team on immigration matters
  • Ensure compliance with all labor and employment laws
  • Ensure compliance with Company and HR policy, programs and infrastructure for US employees
  • Domestic travel may be requested periodically

Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:
  • 3 years minimum of US immigration experience; either within a law firm or in-house in an organization with a significant volume of immigration-supported employees or in a recruiting or HR role with heavy U.S. immigration involvement
  • 2 years minimum experience working on complex US Immigration projects   
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience in high-tech industry
  • Experience as a part of a global HR team
  • Proficient experience with the Microsoft Office suite
Additional qualifications:
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team with excellent verbal and written communication skills and a professional demeanor that enables working with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong, results-orientation and commitment to quality and performance
  • High organization; customer service and detail oriented with proven experience in dealing appropriately with confidential information.
  • The ability to prioritize work assignments and manage deliverables under tight deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with a diverse range of internal clients including employees, managers and executive leaders.  This includes good listening skills and the ability to address conflicts productively
How to apply:

For more information about this position or to apply, send your resume to careers@k2.com with "Immigration Specialist" in the subject line.