Senior Compensation Analyst

100-500 employees
Data Analyst
1 month ago
  • 4 days per week
  • 🕒 32 hrs / week
  • 🌎 100% Remote

Ecommerce infrastructure on the internet is fragmented and broken. Bolt is a world-class buying experience available for all online businesses. We're building a future where retailers can eliminate the massive operational overhead and technical debt associated with online checkout and payments, and where customers can buy instantly and securely across the internet. To solve such a large problem, we've put together an incredible team and are selectively adding to it.

As a Sr. Compensation Analyst at Bolt you will partner with our Head of Compensation to design, build, and implement our global compensation function. You will provide compensation guidance to our People Ops and Talent Acquisition teams - your expertise will be critical in coming up with creative and simple solutions to complex compensation issues. We are looking for a compensation professional who has a passion for execution and day-to-day compensation operations, and is also excited to participate in strategic initiates.

What you will be doing:

  • Support Bolt’s global compensation function by executing short and medium-term compensation projects to attract, motivate, and retain top talent
  • Develop equity and incentive compensation programs, salary budgets and structures, and implement policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of equitable and competitive employee compensation
  • Provide compensation guidance to HRBP and Talent Acquisition team, including, but not limited to, offers, retention packages, transfers, and complex compensation issues
  • Review and improve Bolt’s global leveling structure, drafting clear guidelines for job evaluation
  • Support the design and execution of our compensation planning cycles
  • Partner with People Ops, Finance, and Legal to ensure compensation programs and procedures are in harmony with the broader business.
  • Build and socialize compensation-related training and change management materials ensuring materials are easy to understand for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Conduct research and provide actionable recommendations based on your insights

What would set you up for success:

  • Proficiency in spreadsheet modeling (Google Sheets and Excel)
  • Proficiency in job evaluation and pricing
  • Proficiency in Radford surveys (i.e., submissions and data querying)
  • Experience building and evolving job architectures and compensation structures
  • Experience in equity compensation (RSUs and Stock Options)
  • Experience working with HRBP and TA/Recruiting teams providing compensation guidance
  • Working knowledge in compensation planning cycles (i.e., building planning sheets and/or implementing compensation planning tools)
  • Working knowledge of HRIS systems (ADP, Workday, Bamboo, etc)
  • 3+ years of compensation experience

What would set you apart:

  • Passion for extracting insights from data to provide actionable recommendations
  • Passion for automation and leveraging technology to streamline processes
  • Strong conviction to document methodologies and processes for future reference
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Experience with other surveys (in addition to Radford): OptionImpact, VCECS, Mercer, McLagan, TowerWatson
  • Experience with international compensation (i.e., outside of North America)
  • Experience working in fast-paced, high/hyper-growth technology companies
  • Enjoys team collaboration and comp brainstorming sessions
  • Experience with data visualization tools


  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental and vision
  • Retirement plans
  • Flexible PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Cell & Wifi stipend
  • Work from home stipend
  • Wellness stipend
  • Competitive Pay
  • Virtual team events

Bolt is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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  • 401k match
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