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Global Compensation Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
In the cloud, every second counts. On the leading edge of security, Sysdig stops attacks in real time by instantly detecting changes in cloud security risk with runtime insights and open source Falco. We are passionate open source enthusiasts at heart and technical problem-solvers who are continually innovating and delivering powerful solutions to secure cloud-native applications.
We value diverse opinions and open dialogue to spur ideas. We believe in working closely together to achieve our goals, and since our launch, we have been flexible with when and where we work. We’re an international company that understands how to cultivate a strong culture across remote teams.
And we’re a great place to work too – we’ve been named a “Best Place to Work” by Inc.,the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and we won six workplace awards from Comparably this year. We have been recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest-growing organizations for the last four years.
We are looking for driven team members who want to join us on our mission to lead cloud security globally. Does this sound like the right place for you?

What you will do

  • Provide consultative technical expertise, advice and guidance regarding compensation to leaders, recruiters and HR business partners
  • Benchmark jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation ranges for new and existing positions
  • Prepare and maintain job classifications and salary scales
  • Prepare and present summary reports of job analysis and compensation analysis information
  • Gather data from market-based compensation surveys; use spreadsheet and data analysis techniques to assess results and market trends
  • Prepare salary recommendations for new hires, promotions, transfers, and other compensation actions
  • Assist in preparation of merit increase, incentive, and equity compensation budgets and manage annual and mid-year focal cycles
  • Conduct ad hoc research to benchmark benefits and employee offerings
  • Develop and shape strong change management plans in support of rewards-related programs and priorities
  • Support the development and delivery of enterprise-wide rewards training and communications to foster a greater understanding of total rewards
  • Support pay transparency efforts including preparing and delivering training for managers and employees

What you will bring with you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or related field required (advanced degree is a plus)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a compensation role at global High tech or IT companies
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets skills
  • Experience with Rewards surveys, including Radford
  • Ability to work well within a team environment as well as independently as the situation demands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional certification is a plus (CCP, PHR, CEBS)

Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well funded startup that already has a large enterprise customer base
  • We have an organizational focus on delivering value to customers
  • Our open source tools ( are widely used and loved by technologists & developers

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation, including equity opportunities
  • An international culture with employees in more than 40 countries
  • Flexible work arrangement
  • Mental well-being support for you and your family and company-wide recharge days
  • Career growth and development opportunities
The U.S. annual on target earnings (OTE) range for this full-time position is between $150,000 and $200,000/year. This range represents a combination of annual base pay and targeted commission. Actual offers may be higher or lower than this range based on a variety of factors, including (but not limited to) the candidate’s work location, job-related skills, experience and education.
We would love for you to join us! Please reach out even if your experience doesn’t perfectly match the job description. We can always explore other options after starting the conversation. Your background and passion will set you apart, especially if your career is unconventional.
Some of our Hiring Managers are globally distributed, an English version of your CV will be highly appreciated!
Sysdig values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Sysdig is an equal-opportunity employer. Sysdig does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.
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