Senior Compensation Partner

People Operations (HR) San Francisco, California


Your Opportunity

Are you an accomplished compensation professional looking for your next challenge? Are you passionate about providing first-class consultation to business leaders and People Ops partners? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and vibrant environment? Are you energized by the chance to help define programs, processes, and standards that support a fast-growing company and lay the foundation for a scalable future? If you answered yes to the questions above then you might be ideally suited to join our growing and ambitious team as a Senior Compensation Partner.

Our team enables New Relic to attract and retain the best talent in the industry by providing extraordinary consultation to client groups for all compensation-related matters -- from job evaluations to offer reviews (and everything in between). We develop, implement, and lead compensation programs; craft meaningful communications that engage and educate employees and management to the impact of our programs and policies; implement, communicate, and administer: short and long-term incentives, reward and recognition programs, benchmarking and survey analysis, emerging trends, new technologies, and compensation training.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with HR Business Partners and business leaders regarding compensation philosophy, practices, and programs; recommending creative solutions or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related challenges while ensuring fair pay practices.
  • Partner with Rewards leadership on Executive Compensation analyses, recommendations and communications
  • Provide high-touch analysis and consultation to senior executives during our twice yearly compensation review processes
  • Conduct job evaluations and offer analysis to support rapid company growth and highly-ambitious hiring goals, including reviewing initial analyses of more junior level team members
  • Perform deep analysis on effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs and model potential impact of alternatives.
  • Play key role in developing and delivering innovative compensation strategies and programs that are aligned with business strategy
  • Provide insight on internal and market trends to drive more informed HR/business decisions
  • Manage or contribute to high-profile project and initiatives, such as comp structure redesign, career pathing, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), system implementations, process improvements, and communications development
  • May lead one or more rewards programs such as spot bonus or pay equity studies or other special projects

Your Qualifications


  • 7+ years of relevant compensation experience
  • Experience working in a dynamic, technical culture
  • Proven project management, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Sense of urgency in driving projects to completion
  • Solid attention to detail and a dedication to customer service
  • Advanced Excel/Googlesheet skills (e.g., if/then statements, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, creative formulas)


  • A Bachelor's degree in business, HR, or a related field
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation
  • Experience working with modern HR technology such as Workday (including Advanced Compensation), Payfactors, and Syndio
  • Experience using Radford survey market data
  • Experience with Executive Compensation and Stock
  • Experience with the Google suite of products

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Our Office

Our office is in the tech-rich urban center of San Francisco, with easy commute access and a plethora of good eats. We provide competitive compensation, equity and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.)—all while maintaining the energy, agility, and fun of a start-up.

About Us

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) is the industry’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based instrumentation platform built to create more perfect software. The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. We’re proudly trusted by more than 50% of the Fortune 100.

Founded in 2008, we’re a global company focused on building a culture where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging, where every ‘Relic’ can bring their whole self to work and feel supported and empowered to thrive. We’re consistently recognized as a distinguished employer and are committed to building world-class products and an award winning culture. For more information, visit

Our Hiring Process

In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification. Note: Our stewardship of the data of thousands of customers’ means that a criminal background check is required to join New Relic.

We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records based on individual circumstances and in accordance with applicable law including, but not limited to, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

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New Relic is an equal opportunity employer. We eagerly seek applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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