Compensation and Analytics Analyst

Job Description

Posted on: 
September 19, 2023

As the first hire on the Compensation Analytics team, you will take on various cross-functional projects partnering closely with Accounting, Finance, People Operations and various levels of management at the company. You will help drive projects that analyze and constantly improve compensation planning, designing equity award programs across verkada. This is a high visibility role to the executive team.


  • Compensation Analytics & Planning: own and refine Verkada’s global compensation strategy for the company as the business scales; develop and document compensation guidelines, policies and ongoing training programs, define requirements and project manage compensation software systems.
  • Market analysis: use market intelligence and data to ensure the market competitiveness of our cash pay, equity pay and benefits for our roles globally during our phase of rapid growth.
  • Functional partnership: partner with Finance, People Partners, Recruiters, Hiring Managers, and Executives on pay decisions, compensation process & policies, and job evaluation.
  • Workflow management: Build tools and processes to streamline all compensation workflows, from job posting to internal approvals to offer signature
  • Reporting: help develop and track critical compensation reporting metrics for the Executive team and managers, and communicate actionable insights to relevant stakeholders to help manage overall compensation costs.

Job Requirements

  • Raw smarts: we are looking for people with raw smarts, strong business acumen who can approach complex problems, dive deep, and solve them from start to finish. No experience with compensation required
  • Strong analytical skills: you have a data-driven mentality and high attention to detail; you are excited to dig through data to get actionable insights. Excel skills are a must; SQL / Looker experience is a plus.
  • Cross-functional communication: you’ll need to connect and partner with stakeholders ranging from sales reps to software engineers to effectively implement our financial strategy and processes. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Flexibility: you are comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment that will require you to manage competing priorities, pivot quickly and often, and continually build new processes as the company scales
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