Senior Benefits Analyst

at Puppet, Inc. Portland, OR

Hi, I’m Brittni Beers-Branco, VP of People at Puppet,

I’m looking for a strategic and service-oriented Senior Benefits Specialist to join our team to manage and up-level the global employee benefits experience at Puppet.  On a day-to-day basis, you will administer all aspects of the US benefits programs and partner with our global benefits broker and local HR team to administer global benefits while ensuring compliance of all plans.  You will administer 401k programs, insured medical and dental plans, and maintain benefits systems and data files to vendors is important.  

You will walk employees through their new hire benefits, coordinate open enrollment vendor files, track leave of absences, own benefit communications, and keep all global benefits resources accurate and up-to-date. You will work with our brokers to communicate informational changes for employees, approve benefit elections in our HRMS, run quarterly HSA employer processes, upload monthly files into our HRMS, and manage various projects and audits. 

Are you excited to liaison with employees, create new benefits resources, and revamp processes for increased usability? If so, I want to talk to you!

Meaningful work you’ll contribute 

  • Process and Communications
  • Global Benefits Management
  • Retirement plan management
  • Data and Benefit Systems Management

You are...

  • Entrepreneurial. You have an eye for continuous improvement  and can analyze current processes and identify and implement process improvements where appropriate.
  • A Collaborator. You Partner with payroll, HRIS, HR and other internal teams to ensure streamlined processes and communication. You also have an ability to work with creative, professional people at all levels of the company, in a fast-paced and high growth, global environment.
  • Focused on creating a positive employee experience. You assist employees with questions, inquiries and other benefits matters related to plan coverages, status changes and general plan inquiries with a sense of urgency and confidentiality. 
  • Organized. You seamlessly manage the annual open enrollment process, materials and presentations
  • A strong communicator. 
  • Innovative.  You love the idea of planning, developing and redesigning of our comprehensive benefit programs globally
  • Proactive and flexible. You’re a high-energy team player that is highly adaptable and flexible; able to navigate competing priorities.
  • Detail-oriented. You have an eye for data fidelity and are well-versed with the complex set up and administration of various benefits plans within the Ulti-Pro HRIS

Valuable experiences and skills you’ll bring to Puppet

  • Minimum of seven years of experience-- 5+ years of benefits and HR experience with two+ years of leave of absence management
  • Solid experience with Benefits Administration to include medical and dental plans, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, life, AD&D, short and long term disability, and commuter benefits
  • Experience with full cycle Leave of Absence administration including leave tracking
  • Knowledge of various laws such as ERISA, FMLA, OFLA, ACA, etc.
  • Understanding of STD, LTD and other benefit plans
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to leave of absence management, including but not limited to FMLA, OFLA, ADA disability benefits and return to work
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Extensive knowledge of HRIS systems/benefit tracking systems (Ultipro experience preferred) including manual and automated file transfers to vendors
  • Technologically adept, preferred experience using Google suite products and MS Excel
  • Ability to handle highly confidential data with integrity and professionalism.

We are hiring at various experience levels and we’re particularly interested in having a diverse team with a broad set of skills and viewpoints. If this seems like your dream job, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway!

*Visa Sponsorship

Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

About Puppet

Puppet’s core mission is to eliminate soul crushing work. We created the industry standard for managing infrastructure as code. And we didn’t stop there—our product portfolio has grown to help organizations automate across their entire software delivery lifecycle. With more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies using Puppet’s open source or commercial products, our code is helping power thousands of organizations across the world.

As the industry leader in DevOps solutions, we realize that our success is a collective effort; all made possible by the incredible people working here, our customers, partners, and Puppet community. Our culture is built on positivity, diversity, inclusivity and support—and we seek people who are resilient, entrepreneurial-minded, team players who continually strive to be incrementally better every single day. In our work together we aim to be curious, accountable, empathetic and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like the environment you’d thrive in, why not say hello?

Learn more about Puppet by checking out the values we live by and the awesome benefits and perks we offer employees!

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

 

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An equal opportunity employer

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact recruiter@puppet.com for assistance.

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