Compensation Data Analyst

  • Location:
    Offsite, RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Alternate Location
    Any US location
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1356041

What You’ll Do


As a member of the Cisco Market, Methods and Budgets team in the Compensation organization, you’ll be doing the work that ensures Cisco meets is compensation strategies to pay competitively and fairly. We regularly analyze market data globally to ensure pay ranges, equity guidance and budgets are aligned with our compensation philosophy and plans and complete analysis to proactively prevent issues.


You are coming into the team at an exciting time, as we expand our scope and impact across Cisco.


Running the business: As a compensation analyst on the Market, Methods and Budgets team, you will be supporting foundational compensation processes to deliver competitive pay and equity to Cisco employees globally. You will build and analyze data sets, identify trends, provide recommendations and drive process improvements across reward cycles.


Evolving the business: Working with the Compensation team, you are expected to continuously seek to transform the way we work through active participation in & contribution to: team development, data management and visualization techniques/tools, consolidation and analysis of trend data, quality assurance of team products, etc. You can drive measurable impact through ongoing process, quality and efficiency improvements in our core programs, and assist with the implementation of enhancements/fixes.


Changing the business: While growing your expertise, you can advance broader transformational goals by exhibiting these key behaviors:

  • Speak up: We want to hear your ideas, opinions, voice; ask for clarity when needed
  • Come Ready to Play: take initiative, be proactive and responsive, be an active participant
  • Drive Business Outcomes: Prioritize the big rocks before the small; take business-minded approach to problem solving
  • Connect the Dots: See around corners, synthesize what you read/hear and find relevance to your work
  • Be Curious & Take Risks: Look for ways to innovate and expand your network; lead with courage and a vision of “the possible”


Who You Are


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of analysis experience as well as excellent intermediate to advance skills with data or analysis tools such as MS Excel (e.g. vlookup/xlookup, nested formulas, pivot, etc) and demonstrated comfort and quality working with large data sets. Attention to detail and quality. A self-starter with critical and systems thinking skills and an analytical approach to problem solving. Can clearly and concisely communicate complex data and analysis.


Demonstrated skills and experience in the following areas would be highly desirable

  • Knowledge or experience with compensation data or principles
  • Experience with enterprise compensation programs
  • Experience with R, Python, SQL, Tableau


We Are Cisco


#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Here’s how we do it.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (30 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. A blockchain company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box.

But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best and give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart! Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair - Don’t care. Tattoos - Show off your ink. Like polka dots - That’s cool. Pop culture geek - Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

U.S. Vaccination Requirements
Cisco requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated or have an approved religious or medical accommodation. Candidates accepting an offer must provide proof of vaccination status on their first day. If someone anticipates requesting an accommodation for this requirement, they must receive approval before the start date. Candidates receiving an offer will receive additional information about the accommodation process at the time of the offer. All offers of employment are contingent upon complying with Cisco's vaccination policy.

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