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Compensation Analyst

Epic Games

Epic Games

Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Our People teams – which include our pillars of HR, People Strategy, Rewards, Talent Acquisition, and Employee Engagement & DEI – help grow and develop our talented organization. We find, hire, and support the passionate people who will shape and build our company. We believe people do their best work when they’re happy and challenged, so we work to make Epic a place where we continually strive to do right by our community and customers.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Compensation Analyst to support our HR, market intelligence, tools and analytics, and rewards cycle project teams. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring our organization is equipped with timely, accurate, and effective compensation insights to influence and drive our program strategy. In addition, you will partner with HR Business Partners, Coordinators, and Recruiters in order to successfully deliver our program strategy.

In this role, you will

  • Design, build, and maintain a suite of compensation tools for analyzing our competitive market position, evaluating employee retention risks, and determining award allocations for our base pay and incentive programs
  • Identify opportunities for data processing and analytics automation within our current programs and processes with the ability to transform these opportunities into real-world deliverables by building out a project plan to design, test, and train end-users
  • Be responsible for survey data management (input and output, regular updating of market analysis workbooks and dashboards)
  • Partner with the HRIS team to ensure data integrity, including the development and maintenance of our job catalog as well as developing tools to enhance our employee data auditing capabilities
  • Participate in statistical analyses regarding pay equity in partnership with internal and external employment counsel
  • Advise HR Partners and Recruiters on compensation programs and concerns such as rewards cycle calculations and administration, promotion adjustments, new hire offers, and any other job evaluations

What we're looking for

  • Direct experience with global Compensation program (base pay and variable pay) administration, preferably in the gaming, technology, entertainment, or media industries
  • Demonstrated advanced Excel and/or Google Sheets experience, including usage of VBA and/or Google Apps Script, with R or Python skills a plus
  • Experience with HRIS Technology, preferably with Workday Compensation and Advanced Compensation administration, report writing, and EIB development
  • Experience with major compensation survey vendors, especially Radford
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present effectively, with excellent listening skills as well as strong organizational and time-management skills, with a proven ability to prioritize and deliver results on time


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.