Sales Compensation IT Functional Architect

  • Unique mastery and recognized authority on relevant subject matter knowledge including technologies, theories and techniques. Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Successfully operates in the most complex disciplines, in which the company must operate to be successful. Provides highly innovative solutions. Leads large, cross-division functional teams or projects that affect the organization?s long-term goals and objectives. May participate in cross-division, multi-function teams. Provides mentoring and guidance to lower level employees. Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives. Develops strategy and sets functional policy and direction. Acts as a functional manager within area of expertise but does not manage other employees as a primary job function.

Manage integrations with sales comp upstream process/data like MDM, Partner and HP reported transactions, CRM and Pricing

Build capabilities to administer global variable compensation plans for 8000+ team members on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis

Produce reports and analyze compensation data to inform overall compensation and incentive planning

Perform the configuration, testing, and administration of solutions, to ensure that plans, employee status, territory/account assignment, crediting rules, compensation targets/quotas and advances/draw payments are accurately implemented and updated

Participate in the design/implementation process for system enhancements and complete user acceptance testing


  • Establishes and maintains relationships with key decision-makers at the top of the business, function, geography or organization as well as key tactical leaders.
  • Uses extensive business knowledge at domain level to drive engagement for the largest IT initiatives. Proactively engages in strategic business planning where there is IT impact; influences overall business strategies of customer organizations.
  • Communicates strategic IT decisions and plans and works to achieve alignment at the top level of the business, function, or geography.
  • Represents the needs of the business, function, or geography during the IT priority-setting process.
  • Identifies leverage opportunities where IT can provide cost-effective, standard solutions to meet the needs of multiple business/function/geography organizations.
  • Actively participates in IT projects to ensure that business, function, and geography "customers" are included appropriately and ensures that they receive sufficient and timely communications.
  • Promotes best practices found in working with one business/function/geography to other business and function organizations.
  • Identifies the need for new IT processes as well as significant improvements to major IT processes and drives the development and implementation of those.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Typically a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 12 years of related experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 10 years experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Exceptional written and verbal skills. Deep business experience at domain level. Strong relationship management skills. Excellent project management and process development skills.

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