Senior Benefits Analyst

  • GitLab
  • Remote, US
  • 28 Jun, 2024

Job Description

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

An overview of this role

At GitLab, we seek to enable a high performance culture while keeping team members’ experience at the forefront of everything we do. The Total Rewards team plays a critical role in achieving this by aligning our compensation and benefits strategy with GitLab’s overall strategy, values, and culture. As a Senior Benefits Analyst, you’ll be instrumental in driving this mission forward by providing hands-on support across all aspects of our benefits programs.

What you’ll do  

  • Contribute to the development and execution of the benefits strategy through data-driven analysis, program design, and implementation.
  • Manage the administration of health and welfare plans, retirement plans, and other employee benefits programs ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency
  • Lead US benefits open enrollment processes, including communications, system updates, and employee education sessions.
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of benefits related data in Workday and other systems through regular audits and data coordination. 
  • Oversee benefits enrollments and changes, ensuring updates are shared with the relevant internal team or external partner, and also managing the processing of benefits-related severances. 
  • Collaborate with external vendors, consultants, and legal advisors to ensure benefits programs are competitive, compliant, and cost-effective.
  • Maintain accurate benefits data and oversee the preparation of reports and analytics for management and regulatory purposes including 401(k) testing and ACA reporting. 
  • Act as the primary point of contact for benefits related team member inquiries in collaboration with the People Connect team including creating documentation to support major program and policy implementations.
  • Participate in the development of communications and education including collaborating with the broader team on refreshing the handbook to ensure our pages are user-friendly, concise, and informative.
  • Provide administrative support including facilitating benefits renewals, managing vendor procurement, and reviewing benefits invoices for accuracy.
  • Coordinate the collection and submission of materials required for audit controls. 
  • Assist with ad hoc data requests and special projects.
  • Support global benefits initiatives and projects as needed, contributing to the development of a cohesive and scalable benefits strategy across all regions while ensuring compliance with all global rules and regulations (we operate in 60+ countries)

What you’ll bring 

  • Global People or Human Resources experience with a demonstrated focus in Benefits.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of US benefits laws and regulations (ERISA, ACA, etc.) and familiarity with global benefits regulations a strong plus. 
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines consistently with strong attention to detail and accuracy among competing priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in Google Sheets, Excel, and Tableau.
  • Experience with Workday or similar HRIS.
  • Proven experience quickly learning new concepts and tools.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A shared interest in our values, and working in accordance with those values.
  • Willing to work with git and GitLab whenever possible.

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.

California/Colorado/Hawaii/New Jersey/New York/Washington/DC pay range
$87,400$187,200 USD

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