Senior Benefits Program Manager Remote, Americas

Company: GitLab

The GitLab DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 1,800+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

The Total Rewards department strategically aligns the three pillars of team member rewards to create optimal organizational performance at GitLab: Compensation, Benefits, and Equity. Total Rewards designs and strategically executes programs in alignment with business goals. Programs fuel motivated and productive team members that are appreciated and rewarded for their contributions, driving GitLab to ever greater success.

Don’t have a ton of knowledge about GitLab yet? Don’t worry. We have an extensive onboarding and training program at GitLab and you will be provided with necessary DevOps and GitLab knowledge to fulfill your role.

What you'll do in this role

  • Management of Benefits Plan Design Globally in coordination with a Global Benefits Broker.
  • Coordination with People Business Partners and GitLab Management on all related benefit plan inquires.
  • Management of Benefits Renewals, Plan Changes, and Open Enrollment.
  • Development of Benefits Roadmaps for each entity and PEO to determine future benefits in collaboration with Finance.
  • Development and Execution of Benefits Trainings to ensure team members understand benefits available to them.
  • Ensure compliance with all international rules and regulations.
  • Collaborate with the Total Rewards team on policies, processes, and procedures following the GitLab workflow, with the goal always being to make things easier from the perspective of the team members.
  • Build business case for new benefits based on supporting survey data to present to Total Rewards Leadership and key stakeholders.
  • Update Total Rewards documentation as appropriate.
  • Collect GitLab internal data to track trends in functional areas.
  • Collect external market data to support benefits roadmaps.
  • Total Rewards Statement Management to be able to report the three pillars of total rewards at the end of each compensation review cycle ensuring the ability to report benefits usage throughout the year.
  • Keep it efficient and DRY.

We're looking for

  • Demonstrated experience in a Global Benefit role as appropriate for the grade.
  • For US Billing, required to be a US resident
  • Experience working with an international Benefits Broker.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Business, or HR preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for, and broad experience with, software tools
  • Proven experience quickly learning new software tools
  • Willing to work with git and GitLab whenever possible
  • Willing to make Total Rewards as open and transparent as possible
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Ability to use GitLab

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

Hiring Process

To view the full job description and hiring process, please view our​ ​handbook​. Additional details about our process can also be found on our ​hiring page​.


For Colorado residents: The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $84,000 - $126,000 for Colorado residents 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. Disclosure as required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.



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