Proofpoint Compensation Business Partner in Broomfield, Colorado

Compensation Business Partner

Location:Broomfield, CO


Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

This is a perfect position for someone who is passionate about compensation – as a consultative business strategist. The ideal candidate is organized with strong attention to detail who can effectively manage competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Serves as an integral partner to the HR Business Partner teams to identify and resolve global compensation-related issues; guides and facilitates conversations on how Proofpoint’s Global Compensation programs can drive and support Proofpoint’s short and long-term global success. A successful candidate adapts quickly to a changing environment, takes a global view, is data driven and technically savvy and has a passion for optimizing process and structure.

Your day-to-day

  • Partners globally with the HR and leadership teams on planning, designing, communicating and operationalizing market competitive total rewards packages.

  • In partnership with the Global Total Rewards leader, creates competitive compensation programs and strategies.

  • Consult and collaborate with members of HR and business to explore problems, resolve issues or offer solutions on matters related to compensation.

What you bring to the team

  • Strong analytical skills and market knowledge, with a proven record in building complex financial/ compensation models.

  • Exhibit a history of developing a strategically designed approach to the creation of compensation programs in line with organizational goals and objectives.

  • Prior knowledge of HRIS systems, specifically Workday a plus.

  • Stays abreast of new compensation strategies, changes that impact compensation programs and latest technology related to compensation programs.

  • Ability to design as well as implement in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

  • Minimum of 7 - 10 years increasing experience with global compensation analysis, design and administration.

  • Strong analytical, project management and process management skills. Excellent at analyzing, synthesizing and drawing conclusions from the data quickly and accurately.

  • Ability to manage multiple, high priority tasks and adjust to shifting priorities, while meeting deadlines.

  • A preference for and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experienced in working in a dynamic HR organization that requires good partnership skills to support the business.

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!


Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.