Vertex Ventures US
Vertex Ventures US

Senior Incentive Compensation Analyst



Software Engineering, IT
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

About the Job:

LaunchDarkly seeks an Incentive Compensation Analyst for our Revenue Operations team. You will be responsible for analyzing and administering employee compensation plans to ensure timely and accurate delivery of commission payments. This position requires a strong analytical mind, attention to detail, and a deep understanding of compensation practices and principles.

Your seamless collaboration with cross-functional teams is crucial as you steer LaunchDarkly's compensation structure. The ideal candidate for this position is a detail oriented self-starter who can adapt quickly to shifting priorities, and is comfortable working with leaders and stakeholders at all levels of the company.


  • Administration of monthly and quarterly variable compensation processing, validation, and analysis for all segments of the Revenue team.
  • Track and administer incentive spiffs, adjustments, and exceptions.
  • Partner with Finance in ensuring timely commission payout submissions according to the local payroll schedules.
  • Address and resolve any commission or compensation plan related inquiries.
  • Assist in compensation plan creation and distribution.
  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly accruals and reconciliations for commissions accounting.
  • Maintain and support the build and implementation of compensation plans in the sales commission tool.


  • 3+ years of experience in compensation analysis or related field
  • Experience with compensation tools and software (QuotaPath, Captivate IQ, Xactly)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel/G-Sheets and G-Slides
  • Proficiency in SFDC
  • A high degree of flexibility, be extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize a variety of tasks and meet deadlines.


Target pay ranges based on Geographic Zones* for Level P3:

  • Zone 1: San Francisco/Bay Area or New York City Metropolitan Area: $114,000 - $134,000**
  • Zone 2: Boston, DC, Irvine, LA, Monterey, Santa Barbara, Santa Rosa, Seattle: $103,000 - $121,000**
  • Zone 3: All other US locations: $97,000 - $114,000**

LaunchDarkly operates from a place of high trust and transparency; we are happy to state the pay range for our open roles to best align with your needs. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

*Within the United States, our geographic pay zones are defined by counties surrounding major metropolitan areas.

**Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), health, vision, and dental insurance, and mental health benefits in addition to salary.

About LaunchDarkly:

Modern software delivery was supposed to be the foundation for a thriving digital business but reality has proven otherwise. Slow, inefficient development cycles, costly outages, and fragmented customer experiences are preventing developers from building their best software. The LaunchDarkly platform helps developers innovate on new features faster while protecting them with a safety valve to instantly rewind when things go wrong. Developers can target product experiences to any customer segment and maximize the business impact of every feature. And by gradually rolling out new application components, they escape nightmare "big-bang" technology migrations.

The LaunchDarkly platform was built to guide engineers to the next frontier of DevOps by:

  • Improving the velocity and stability of software releases, without the fear of end customer outages
  • Delivering targeted experiences by easily personalizing features to customer cohorts
  • Maximizing the business impact of every feature through the ability to experiment and optimize
  • Coordinating the release and optimization of software to provide consistent experiences across mobile platforms and device types
  • Improving the effectiveness and productivity of engineering teams, by providing insights into engineering cadence and stability

At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. LD invites any applicant to review our written Affirmative Action Plan. To do so, contact People Ops at hr@launchdarkly.com.

One of our company values is 'Widen the Circle'. Which means we seek out diversity of perspectives to get better results. We understand everyone has their own unique talents and experiences. We encourage you to apply to this role even if you don’t think you meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above. We can find out together if it's the right match for your skillset.

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