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Senior Compensation Business Partner



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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PagerDuty is seeking a Senior Compensation Business Partner to join our Compensation team! As a Senior Compensation Business Partner you will leverage your advanced, in-depth professional knowledge and acumen to lead the day-to-day administration and strategic implementation of our compensation programs. You will also provide solutions to complex compensation-related issues, guiding the development of new policies, and serving as a key resource for both domestic and international compensation programs. This is an exciting opportunity as you will partner with senior leaders to ensure that our compensation strategies are aligned with company objectives and market best practices. The ideal candidate has strong compensation experience and excellent project management, communication, and problem-solving skills.

PagerDuty is a flexible, hybrid workplace. We embrace and encourage in-person working as an integral part of our culture. Both our employees and external research tell us that co-located collaboration strengthens connections, drives innovation, and accelerates learning.

This role is expected to come into our Atlanta office 2 times per month, so you can thrive in your new role and fully embrace being a Dutonian!


  • Partner with Total Rewards COE’ Leadership and HRBP team on strategy by providing recommendations based on comprehensive analysis of trends and industry best practices.
  • Provide strategic Compensation Business Partner support to varying internal group leaders on complex compensation-related matters.
  • Lead and program manage the Annual Compensation Cycle process in partnership with the Compensation Team using Advanced Compensation in Workday.
  • Independently facilitate annual cycle Compensation Review meetings with senior leaders, sharing key insights and findings from analyses and providing guidance on complex matters.
  • Provide advanced compensation consulting and thought leadership on internal/external offers for assigned business leaders and functions in close partnership with HR Business Partners and Talent Acquisition.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive employee/leader communication, engagement materials, and education strategies regarding compensation programs in collaboration with Total Rewards COE Leadership.
  • Oversee the submission and participation in market-based compensation surveys, using data analysis and modeling techniques to assess results and market trends.
  • Conduct complex job evaluations, analysis, and job pricing as well as review the work of other compensation team members to ensure accuracy and consistency, in alignment with our policies and practices.
  • Document and continually improve and automate compensation processes and practices, ensuring they align with evolving business needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and oversee the preparation of stock grant lists for CEO approval, including forecasting bonus payouts and assessing burn rate to ensure alignment with company financial goals and equity strategy.
  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners to develop and maintain career architectures for assigned groups, ensuring alignment with business strategy.
  • Advise management on applicable country, state, and federal employment regulations, compensation policies, and processes, ensuring compliance and best practices.


  • 6+ years of experience in Human Resources, with at least 4 years specifically focused on compensation
  • Experience at a fast paced High-Tech company
  • Proven experience with Workday


  • Knowledge of global statutory compensation requirements
  • Experience in supporting multiple stakeholder groups (e.g. Sales, Finance, IT, etc)
  • Knowledge of government regulations related to compensation programs, including EEOC, FLSA, and USERRA requirements
  • Proven ability to work independently and make sound judgments on complex issues

The base salary range for this position is 120,000 - 187,000 USD. This role may also be eligible for bonus, commission, equity, and/or benefits.

Our base salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range, which is subject to change based on primary work location, reflects the minimum and maximum base salary we expect to pay newly hired employees for the position. Within the range, we determine pay for an individual based on a number of factors including market location, job-related knowledge, skills/competencies and experience.

Your recruiter can share more about the specific offerings for this role, as well as the salary range for your primary work location during the hiring process.

Not sure if you qualify?

Apply anyway! We extend opportunities to a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you're new to the corporate world, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to take the next step in your career path, we are excited to connect with you.

Where we work

PagerDuty currently has offices in Atlanta, Lisbon, London, San Francisco, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We offer a hybrid, flexible workplace. We also provide ample opportunities for in-person and virtual connection, like team offsites and volunteering events.

How we work

Our values are deeply embedded in how we operate and the people we bring on board. You will see our values ingrained in how we support our customers, collaborate with our colleagues, develop our products and foster an inclusive and empathetic work culture.

  • Champion the Customer | Put users first to design great products and experiences.
  • Run Together | Build strong teams that amplify our impact on users.
  • Take the Lead | Disrupt and invent to be the first choice for users.
  • Ack + Own | Take ownership and action to deliver more efficiently to users.
  • Bring Your Self | Bring your best self to build empathy and trust with users.

What we offer

One way we ensure our employees are inspired to do their best is through a comprehensive total rewards approach that supports them and their loved ones. As a global organization, our programs are competitive with industry standards and aligned with local laws and regulations. Learn more, including country-specific offerings, on our benefits site.

Your package may include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package from day one
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Company equity*
  • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Program)*
  • Retirement or pension plan
  • Paid parental leave - up to 22 weeks for pregnant parent, up to 12 weeks for non-pregnant parent (some countries have longer leave standards and we comply with local laws)*
  • Generous paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays and sick leave
  • Dutonian Wellness Days - scheduled company-wide paid days off in addition to PTO
  • HibernationDuty - an annual company paid week off when everyone at PagerDuty, with the exception of a small, coverage crew, is asked to take a much needed break to truly disconnect and recharge
  • Paid volunteer time off - 20 hours per year
  • Company-wide hack weeks
  • Mental wellness programs

*Eligibility may vary by role, region, and tenure

About PagerDuty

PagerDuty, Inc. (NYSE:PD) is a global leader in digital operations management. The PagerDuty Operations Cloud revolutionizes how critical work gets done, and powers the agility that drives digital transformation. Customers rely on the PagerDuty Operations Cloud to compress costs, accelerate productivity, win revenue, sustain seamless digital experiences, and earn customer trust. More than half of the Fortune 500 and more than two thirds of the Fortune 100 trust PagerDuty including Cisco, Cox Automotive, DoorDash, Electronic Arts, Genentech, Shopify, Zoom and more.

Led by CEO Jennifer Tejada, PagerDuty’s Board of Directors is 50% female and 62% URP representation. We strive to build a more equitable world by investing 1% each of company equity, product, and employee volunteer time.

PagerDuty is Great Place to Work-certified™, a Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials, a Fortune Best Medium Workplace, a Fortune Best Workplace in Technology, and a top rated product on TrustRadius and G2.

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Additional Information

PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Should you require accommodation, please email [email protected] and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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