2022-06-17 Waymo

Senior Compensation Manager

Remote, USA

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the World’s Most Experienced Driver in hopes of improving the world's access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our fully autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 20 billion miles of simulation testing.

Waymo’s People team recruits and supports the world’s best talent (including, we hope, you). Our HR business partners, program administrators, staffers, and compensation specialists help our employees attain their full potential in a healthy, considerate and supportive environment. We take our role as champions of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID) and stewards of the unique Waymo culture seriously.

In this role, you'll:

  • Develop, implement, and administer innovative compensation programs that attract, motivate, and retain the worlds’ best talent
  • Provide strategic compensation expertise and analysis to executive leadership, talent acquisition, HR business partners, and management
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop and deliver interconnected people programs & policies, year-end planning cycles, and other talent strategies
  • Build and maintain efficient tools and processes, such as compensation planning tools, deep dives, benchmarking, and new hire offer workflows
  • Manage a high performing compensation team at varying levels
  • Liaise with Alphabet compensation and Waymo board regarding compensation governance and program approvals

At a minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of experience leading compensation programs within the technology sector
  • Demonstrated success in managing teams of high-performing individuals
  • Experience in fast growing companies
  • High level of discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Subject matter expertise related to pre-IPO equity compensation programs
  • Detail-oriented and committed to a high degree of accuracy

It’s preferred if you have:

  • Comfort with analyzing data and creating meaningful, understandable models, reports and metrics using expert analytical skills
  • Experience in pre-IPO companies and work with executive leadership and board of directors
  • High attention to detail and ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands
  • Comfortable rolling up your sleeves to get things done in tandem with participating in deeply complex strategy discussions
  • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders and leadership with executive presence and strong communication skills

US-Remote includes employees working from their primary residence in certain locations only, such as Arizona, California, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. This list may not be complete or accurate, and candidates should speak with their recruiter about their specific location for remote work.

 

Note: The following is only applicable for roles hired in the US. As we keep the safety of our employees and our communities top of mind, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be a critical prevention measure to help end the pandemic.  Because of this, Waymo requires all US-based employees who perform work onsite for Waymo to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to be vaccinated, Waymo will provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with applicable law.

We appreciate your interest in Waymo. Waymo is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees. Waymo does not discriminate against, and prohibits harassment of, any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Waymo will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. Waymo is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process, please let the recruiting team know or email waymo-candidatesupport@google.com. (This email address is intended to be used only for requesting accommodations as part of the application process. Other inquiries will not receive a response.)

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