Senior Compensation, Benefits, and Systems Analyst

  • Ultima Genomics
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jul 22, 2022
Full time Biotech

Job Description

Rapidly growing life sciences technology company

Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health. We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600 million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics at scale and empower the future of human health. 

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Compensation, Benefits, and Systems Analyst to join our team! 

How You’ll Contribute

  • Lead transition for new HRIS/different PEO or bring benefits in-house if needed.
  • Participates in the design, implementation and administration of compensation and benefit programs, policies and guidelines 
  • Perform compensation/benefit benchmark analysis and provide recommendations/ strategy.
  • Conducts designated salary/benefits surveys and other related surveys
  • Manages the performance appraisal processes including communication, collecting merit, bonus, and equity increase recommendations and obtaining final approvals
  • Ensures compliance with Federal and State wage and hour laws and oversees the determination of the FLSA exemption status for new and existing positions
  • Management of the health and retirement benefit programs: Manages and/or oversees contract renewals, communications, problem resolution, and vendor relationships while ensuring compliance with provisions of ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, ACA, and other federal and local regulatory requirements.
  • Serve as HRIS system administrator and manage functionality and data integrity of HR systems, focusing on implementing the HRIS system across the global organization and work to ensure HR systems and data are efficiently utilized, maintained and available throughout the organization.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to determine reporting needs and deliver data-driven insights to inform decision-making. Generate and deliver a variety of routine weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports as needed for management. Prepare HR dashboard for leadership and employees, update them regularly.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Human Resources or equivalent education and/or experience. HR certification is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience working in the human resources field
  • Total Rewards & HR Systems experience for a fast-moving, rapidly scaling company
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local employment-related laws and regulations, including but not limited to ADA, EEO, FMLA, and FLSA).
  • Project management skills including attention to detail, highly organized.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in teams and with individuals at all levels within an organization
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Capacity to apply discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling sensitive information
  • Ability to work independently, resourcefully, and flexibly.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in a fast pace and dynamic environment, able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), HRIS systems, and comfortable learning new technical systems as needed

Ultima Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable laws. See also Ultima Genomics’ EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting


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