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Senior Manager, Benefits (AMERs)



Accounting & Finance
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024


At Databricks, we want each of our employees to come and do the best work of their careers, and we believe our benefits programs are an essential part of our employee experience. As the Sr. Manager, AMER Benefits, you will manage and develop a team of benefits professionals to bring competitive and thoughtful benefits programs to our growing employee population in the Americas region! Reporting directly to the Head of Benefits, this is a critical role to drive the team’s execution and strategic leadership to best optimize our benefits offerings and related cost efficiencies. This role will be based in Mountain View, CA.

The impact you will have:

  • Responsible for our AMER benefits programs in US, Canada, Brazil and Costa Rica, advising on industry trends and recommending improvements to support our talent strategies and Total Rewards philosophy
  • Redesign the US Leaves of Absence (LOA) program to deliver a Databricks-differentiated experience during the employee LOA lifecycle
  • Develop the team’s maturity toward driving decisions through data and insights and being a consultative Center of Excellence to support growing business needs
  • Partner with People Operations to modernize the delivery of information through multiple channels (Chatbot, Automation, Gen AI) and ensure continuous process improvements in the efficiency and scalability of benefits support through Shared Services
  • Support Databricks’ global expansion strategy by serving as functional lead on mergers and acquisitions and new business entity creation in AMER
  • Work, build and enhance relationships with internal and external partners to ensure plans operate smoothly and effectively
  • Develop communication and change management plans for program launches or changes
  • Partner with stakeholders including People Partners, People Operations, Legal and business leaders on key projects from design to implementation including modeling, project planning, communications and training
  • Evaluate and ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory and local requirements to prepare for IPO readiness

What we look for:

  • Strong benefits background, including management of retirement plans and time-off and leave of absence programs
  • Experience building and refining benefit programs and processes that provide an exceptional employee experience within a high-growth company
  • Experience managing large, cross-functional projects and proficient in project management methodologies and techniques
  • Strong sense of urgency with the ability to handle multiple competing priorities


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pay Range Transparency

Databricks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range(s) for this role is listed below and represents base salary range for non-commissionable roles or on-target earnings for commissionable roles. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, relevant certifications and training, and specific work location. Based on the factors above, Databricks utilizes the full width of the range. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for annual performance bonus, equity, and the benefits listed above. For more information regarding which range your location is in visit our page here.

Zone 1 Pay Range
$160,000$283,000 USD

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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