Total Rewards Analyst - Remote

Mattermost, Chennai

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Duration: Full-Time

Mattermost is an open source platform for secure collaboration across the entire software development lifecycle. Hundreds of thousands of developers around the globe trust Mattermost to increase their productivity by bringing together team communication, task and project management, and workflow orchestration into a unified platform for agile software development. 

Founded in 2016, Mattermost’s open source platform powers over 800,000 workspaces worldwide with the support of over 4,000 contributors from across the developer community. The company serves over 800 customers, including European Parliament, NASA, Nasdaq, Samsung, SAP, United States Air Force and Wealthfront, and is backed by world-class investors including Battery Ventures, Redpoint, S28 Capital, YC Continuity. To learn more, visit www.mattermost.com.

We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and apply!

Our commitment at Mattermost is to empower staff to do the best work of their careers. Mattermost is a high performance, fast-paced startup with staff working remotely in over 25 countries. We help the world build better software by aligning teams, tools, and processes across the entire development lifecycle.

The Total Rewards Analyst will support the design and iteration of compensation, benefits, and other total rewards programs, and be the go-to person for the day-to-day administration. The primary focus of the role will be on data analytics, global best practices research, total rewards projects support, and process documentation and administration.


  • Leverage advanced Excel skills to analyze compensation and benefits data, identify trends, and share insights for data-driven decisions
  • Manage day-to-day administration of compensation processes including new hire salary suggestions, promotion increases, spot bonuses, incentive pay computations, salary reviews, and related documentation
  • Support the development, implementation, documentation, and ongoing evaluation of total rewards processes and programs
  • Own the annual merit pay process, including payout computations, cost scenarios and budget analysis
  • Maintain compensation benchmarking platforms, internal salary structures, databases and guidelines
  • Assess compliance with pay equity legislation and other regulatory requirements
  • Respond to questions on compensation processes and guidelines
  • Research global best practices and local market norms on total rewards
  • Maintain stock option program and new grant process, including working with Counsel to prepare Board Grant documents on a quarterly basis, maintaining internal FAQ documents and responding to staff inquiries
  • Maintain hiring budget model, and budget tracking documents for each business unit.

Required Background/Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including experience with modeling and costing
  • Advanced Excel user with experience making sense of complex, high quantity, and divergent data  
  • Good understanding of compensation, benefits and total rewards concepts, programs and best practices
  • Strong research skills with a curious mindset to gather global best practices and trends on compensation
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to explain complex ideas to a variety of audience
  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to manage multiple deliverables  with minimal guidance
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in managing confidential and sensitive information
  • Must be a quick learner, comfortable with navigating evolving situations in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment
  • Strategic thinker with a focus on continuous process improvements and longer term implications
  • Meticulous attention to details and accuracy
  • Savvy with HR systems with demonstrated ability to set up efficient workflows
  • Good understanding of HR information systems or related reporting tools

Nice to haves:

  • 1 to 2 years of compensation experience
Mattermost is a remote-first company with staff living and working across the globe. We are currently hiring staff in these countries/regions:

Australia - Bangladesh - Brazil - Bulgaria - Canada - Chile - Colombia - Finland - Georgia - Germany - Greece - India - Ireland - Mauritius - Mexico - Norway - Pakistan - Philippines - Poland - Portugal - Spain - South Korea - Suriname - Turkey - Uganda - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States

We are constantly working towards adding more countries/regions to this list, but first we need to make sure we are compliant with local laws and regulations, which takes time. 

Mattermost is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don't discriminate against staff or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

About Mattermost

Mattermost, Inc. We provide enterprise-grade messaging solutions for the world’s leading organizations on a vibrant open source platform. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integration across in-house systems. Customers include Intel, Samsung, McKinsey & Company, Medtronic, Urban Outfitters, and the United States Department of Energy. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning 7 time zones.


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