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Senior Compensation Analyst


Arlington, VA, US, 22202

Job ID: 105622


Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.  For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Job Summary

The Senior Compensation Analyst will assist with equity plan administration, working closely with the Compensation Director and the Company’s external stock plan administrator to ensure accuracy of participant records, process routine transactions (e.g., new grants, terminations, etc.), comply with SOX controls and provide support as needed.  Will also coordinate and administer compensation processes and policies to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization's compensation program.

Job Responsibilities

•    Develop, recommend and write job evaluation and compensation policies and procedures 
•    Support the administration of our compensation programs including merit process, salary analysis and incentive plans
•    Conduct job evaluation of new and revised positions and recommend salary grades
•    Create position descriptions for clerical, technical, professional, administrative and management positions 
•    Conduct market surveys and prepare annual market analysis and analyze results to obtain appropriate grade for evaluated positions and salary structure and present findings to Director of Compensation
•    Administer the salary survey database, MarketPay pricing tool database; help ensure the relevance of job matches and surveys selected based on evolving business needs
•    Maintain and control position descriptions
•    Assist in the annual compensation planning process 
•    Prepare and maintain documentation of validity of evaluations 
•    Monitor market trends and external competitiveness for salary structure and specific positions; analyze changes in salaries or salary grades that deviate from policy or job structure; communicate findings and/or recommendations to Director of Compensation 
•    Participate in compensation surveys; participate in compensation surveys conducted by other companies and organizations 
•    Audit evaluation of jobs internally to ensure wage and salary rate recommendations are equitable and present findings to Director for final approval 
•    Assists with DCAA and SOX audits and information requests
•    Counsel other department supervisors and managers in the administration and interpretation of salary administration policies 
•    Formulate, disseminate and maintain salary structure and policy information and materials
•    Perform special compensation analysis and projects as requested 


•    Bachelor’s degree in business administration or human resources (or related field) with a minimum of 5 years experience in salary administration and job evaluation 
•    CEBS or World At Work designation preferred 
•    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
•    Ability to conduct and interpret complex analyses and data, and provide insights
•    Equity plan administration experience is required 
•    Excel Skills – pivot tables, vlookups etc is required 
•    Ability to develop complex compensation analysis required 
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills 
•    Good interpersonal skills required
•    Microsoft Office skills required with exceptional skill in Excel and spreadsheets 
•    Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment 
•    PayScale MarketPay tool experience and CCP Certification or courses toward certification is preferred

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC