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Staff Compensation Analyst - Program Manager



IT, Operations
United States
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Staff Compensation Program Manager (L6) (Req ​​GAQ225R94)


As a compensation program manager, you will deliver two focal compensation programs each year to our workforce of thousands so that we invest compensation increases and equity awards effectively as we scale the company and empower our employees. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Compensation Programs and Operations, you will lead program management, testing, and implementation of our global comp programs. At Databricks, we don't believe compensation is just a number, it's a tool to recognize that every employee is an owner and a part of our success. We are looking for a team member with a solid foundation and history of success in doing just that!


  • Provide strategic insights and deliver two focal compensation programs each year to help Databricks invest in its thousands of employees globally
  • Lead designing and testing of our compensation planning tools: Pave and Workday
  • Develop comprehensive project plans and drive improvements and rollout of our global compensation programs
  • Manage and analyze complex datasets to distill data-driven compensation insights and convey findings
  • Model compensation scenarios and build tools to improve efficiency
  • Lead technology reviews for the compensation team to ensure our systems and processes are built to scale
  • Partner with our key stakeholders such as People Partners, People Ops, IT, Talent Management and our compensation team to ensure that they are aligned on our initiatives and timelines

Will have:

  • Strong compensation and/or analytical background that shows proven success as a thoughtful partner with attention to detail
  • Experience managing large, cross-functional projects and proficient in project management methodologies and techniques
  • Problem solving skills with a proficiency in data analysis tools (i.e. spreadsheets, databases) and an ability to use data to support informed decision-making
  • Ability to drive change across all levels of the organization and develop communication plans for large-scale projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with others on the team
  • Tenacity to learn new things and think outside of the box
  • Ability to deal with quick change and to navigate ambiguity
  • Strong sense of urgency with the ability to handle multiple competing priorities


Benefits Section - USA

  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Equity awards

  • Flexible time off

  • Paid parental leave

  • Family Planning

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Annual personal development fund

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pay Range Transparency

Databricks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range(s) for this role is listed below and represents base salary range for non-commissionable roles or on-target earnings for commissionable roles. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, relevant certifications and training, and specific work location. Based on the factors above, Databricks utilizes the full width of the range. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for annual performance bonus, equity, and the benefits listed above. For more information regarding which range your location is in visit our page here.

Zone 1 Pay Range
$130,000$230,000 USD

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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