Sr Compensation Analyst - 90304727 - Washington

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20001

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?



The Compensation Analyst position supports the implementation of Amtrak’s compensation programs following established standards and policies so these programs are administered effectively and in accordance with the organization’s total rewards strategy. 



• Participate in compensation surveys 
• Conduct job evaluations ensuring regulatory compliance and alignment with company’s compensation policies and procedures.  
• Develop recurring and ad hoc compensation reports, metrics and dashboards.
• Develop and maintain position description database. 
• Conduct routine audits of the organizational position structure to identify titling, grading, and job code assignments that are out of line with company’s compensation policies/practices.
• Assist with the development of compensation related training to various stakeholders.
• Partner with HR Technology to identify, test, and implement HRIS and salary/incentive planning tool enhancements in support of compensation processes and programs, regular updates within the HRIS system and identify updates. 
• Clarify and interpret compensation practices/guidelines and provide consultation to managers, verbally and in writing, across a wide variety of total rewards issues.
• Other duties as assigned



• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Mathematics, Finance, Human Resources or equivalent combination of education, training and or relevant work experience. 
• 1 -3years direct experience in a compensation role preferably with a large employer
• Strong consulting skills with all levels of management and the ability to articulate concepts and organizational perspectives in a clear and concise manner. 
• Ability to work independently, achieve deliverables within tight timeframes, and work effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment. 
• Strong focus on quality of work and attention to detail.
• Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.  
• Proficient with Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
• Advanced knowledge of MS Excel formulas that facilitate manipulating large amounts of data 
• Working knowledge of HRIS systems



• Certified Compensation Professional or progress towards certification
• SuccessFactors Compensation Module experience
• PayFactors
• SAP query/reporting experience



Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:76811
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Human Capital 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

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