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Senior Global Compensation Analyst

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition
JR-0000052890 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

Under general direction of the Global Compensation Team, responsible for supporting the implementation and administration of compensation and incentive process, practices, and programs.  Engage with our HR Business Partners & HR Delivery teams to provide market-based compensation analytics and guidance in line with the company’s pay for performance philosophy.  Work with the Global Total Rewards team to provide support and direction on global compensation process and programs. Analyze market information to provide insights regarding labor market trends; perform job analysis, review job responsibilities and specifications; apply job evaluation techniques to establish equitable compensation rates and pay structures for our employees globally.


  • Support a broad array of compensation programs that involve communication, implementation and administration of our programs and processes in support of Western Digital’s business strategy.
  • Build consultative and collaborate relationships with HR Business Partners, HR Delivery, Talent Acquisition and Total Rewards on various compensation related matters.
  • Support annual compensation processes to include merit and promotional salary review, short-term incentive accrual and payout and long-term incentive award allocation.  
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to ensure data accuracy, system readiness and communication efforts.
  • Utilize and maintain Market Pay survey tool to manage our global compensation benchmarking efforts that includes both a Leadership & Professional and a Manufacturing / Factory workforce.
  • Participate in compensation surveys and market pricing events conducted by survey vendors in various countries/regions to build and update our market data library used to review our global compensation practices where we compete for talent.
  • Remain current on our employment and compensation policies, practices and programs; and stays informed of new (and pending) laws and regulations that affect these programs.
  • Act as internal consultant/advisor and makes recommendations to Leaders, HR Business Partners, HR Delivery and Talent Acquisition on various compensation matters; and where appropriate, interprets local, state, and federal laws regulating compensation practices. 
  • Supports the development of communication materials to effectively educate and inform Leaders & Employees on compensation related training and education materials.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources or a quantitative field.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as a compensation analyst, preferably in a global technology organization. 
  • CCP preferred.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced knowledge of compensation fundamentals and program design strategies.
  • Experience with HRIS and utilizing Workday’s Advance Compensation Module is preferred.
  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate policies and procedures to all levels of staff and management.
  • Able to handle high level of confidentiality regarding workforce and organizational changes.
  • Excellent planning, time management, communication, decision making, presentation, organization, and interpersonal skills.


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.



Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

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