Director, Total Rewards at DISCO

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The DISCO People Team is on a mission to create a magical experience for current and future Discovians. The leader of Total Rewards, reporting to the head of Talent Operations, will provide strategic leadership to align our total rewards philosophy to our company strategy.  You will be responsible for the development and implementation of rewards and benefit programs that enable DISCO to attract, retain, and develop exceptional talent. The ideal candidate will bring an in-depth understanding of external best practices and market trends to strengthen our total rewards philosophy and programs in our hyper-growth environment. This role will manage all aspects of the global employee benefits programs, (i.e., insurance, bonus, 401k, stock planning, recognition & wellness) ensuring we are competitive in the marketplace.  You will grow the Total Rewards team by hiring both a Benefits Manager and Compensation Consultant and ensure career development and coaching, in addition to achieving results. 

What You'll Do
  • Lead the strategy, design, and administration of a comprehensive rewards strategy and programs in the U.S. and internationally as we expand including compensation, benefits/wellness, and mobility programs
  • Strategically identify industry best practices and benchmarks, and develop recommendations to align to talent strategy and DISCO business goals. Continuously monitor emerging trends and cutting edge total rewards strategies to ensure market competitiveness.
  • Lead the annual benefits renewal and open enrollment cycles including market analysis, plan design, cost modeling, and stakeholder management.  Partner with broader talent operations and internal communications to system configuration and drive communications respectively. 
  • Lead design and implementation of incentive compensation programs and bonus plans. 
  • Partner in the implementation of annual sales comp plans with plan design from Finance and the Revenue organization.
  • Administrer 401k and retirement savings plans, including compliance and plan audits.
  • Develop robust and motivating recognition and wellness programs for DISCO.
  • Effectively manage and collaborate with vendors, external partners, and brokers in the management of contacts to ensure the maximum value of the services provided to DISCO employees. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of compensation programs and incentive designs to validate ROI and support the overall business strategy, including our recruiting and retention goals. 
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to HRBPs, managers, and employees for compensation and benefit related matters.  Develop initiatives to educate managers and employees on our total rewards strategy and offerings. 
  • Drive compensation and rewards cycles on a bi-annual basis ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets.  Partner with internal communications and CoEs to ensure communication and processes are effective and streamlined. 
  • Develop and administer equity/stock programs. 
  • Collaborate with the Chief Human Resources Officer to develop Executive Compensation Programs as needed.  Play a key role in creation of Compensation Committee materials for the Board of Directors. 
  • Develop internal operating procedures and controls for the administration and management of benefits. 
  • Leverage your team’s strengths and create team practices that drive collaboration in order to maximize engagement, a sense of belonging, and performance. Build the next generation of DISCO leaders;  create space for continuous organizational learning needed for disruption, innovation, and growth to happen
Who You Are
  • Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or Management
  • Demonstrated thought leadership in total rewards strategic design and implementation
  • 10+ years of professional compensation experience preferred, including market and competitive analysis, compensation analytics, and program management
  • Experience with global benefits and wellness programs, including broker partnership, plan design, and implementation 
  • Strong business acumen and track record of aligning business strategy to total rewards solutions
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills, oral, and written
  • Compensation experience involving working with Executive Compensation and Board of Director Compensation Committees 
  • Knowledge of legislation as it relates to pay and benefit programs, 401(k), medical, welfare, etc.
  • Knowledge of Workday strongly preferred
  • You must be highly ethical and maintain confidentiality in your HR role
  • Change is constant in DISCO’s growth environment – know when and how to introduce meaningful change leveraging the principles of change management with the goal of quick adoption
  • Have a mindset that looks for ways to reduce friction for the business and rejects the notion of rules just for “rules sake” but rather have the courage to suggest what is the right thing for both the employee and the business
  • Outstanding Excel/Google Sheets & Powerpoint/Google Slides skills for analyzing, reporting, and presentations.
Even Better If You Have…
  • CCP certification
  • Experience in high-tech SaaS or legal domain
  • Experience scaling a high growth company and who has a mix of startup and enterprise level experience.

DISCO provides a cloud-native, artificial intelligence-powered legal solution that simplifies ediscovery, legal document review and case management for enterprises, law firms, legal services providers and governments. Our scalable, integrated solution enables legal departments to easily collect, process and review enterprise data that is relevant or potentially relevant to legal matters.

In 2020, 171 law firms in the 2020 AmLaw 200 used DISCO in the course of legal work on behalf of their clients. More than 800 enterprises, law firms, legal services providers and government organizations are DISCO customers.

Are you ready to revolutionize the practice of law? Join us!

Perks of DISCO
  • Open, inclusive, and fun environment
  • Benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as 401(k) (EU coming soon)
  • Competitive salary plus stock options
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Opportunity to be a part of a company that is revolutionizing the legal industry
  • Growth opportunities throughout the company

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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While we're WFH right now, our office is off Loop 360. We have a great office balcony where we can work and enjoy the view.

An Insider's view of DISCO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

DISCO enables me to split my energy between work and other aspects of my life that are important. Our flexible PTO truly relieves the stress of taking time off to take care of our personal lives.


Account Executive

What makes someone successful on your team?

We talk a lot about personal brand on my team: how you show up to a conversation and partner with those around you to successfully close a sale can often be a key factor in success. Whether it is committing to a positive experience for the client or welcoming a new customer, giving your all, all the time, is a part of our culture.


VP of Sales, West

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Our team leadership holds virtual office hours to replicate the quick discussions and fast problem-solving that doesn’t always require a 30-minute meeting to address. We share best practices and lessons learned from conversations with our current and future customers.


Chief Revenue Officer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our Product Delivery team is made up of people who are very smart and passionate about their craft, whether it's software engineering, product management, or design. These folks come energized by the challenge of solving hard problems. They love what they do and making amazing software.


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What are DISCO Perks + Benefits

DISCO Benefits Overview

DISCO knows its employees are the secret of our success. Our focus is keeping DISCO a great place to work, which includes providing benefits and perks that help our employees live up to their potential.

Volunteer in local community
DISCO Cares was born out of Hurricane Harvey rescue and rebuild efforts and our shared belief that to help is human. It's driven by our employees and supported by our leadership.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Leadership has gone through racial equity training.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
DISCO employees who have elected to have an FSA can contribute up to $2650 annually.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan has a $0 premium for the employee, with a reasonable monthly premium up for additional family members.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan has a $10 copay for annual well vision exams and an $180 allowance for glasses and $150 allowance for contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
DISCO offers a variety of health insurance plans. Our high deductible plans cover 100% of the employee's premium with an HSA and we also provide PPO/FSA plans.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
DISCO offers a dependent care FSA where employees can contribute up to $5000 tax-free dollars towards child or elder care.
Generous Parental Leave
DISCO provides up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
DISCO provides employees with flexibility. Particularly as we work from home during the pandemic, we recognize our employees' families may require additional flexibility as they juggle work and home.
Remote Work Program
We are working from home during the pandemic. Our leadership has conducted remote work surveys to assess employee needs and employees will be allowed to WFH through June 2021.
Family Medical Leave
Restricted work hours
While lunch meetings were a common thing when working in the office and enjoying free delivered lunch, during the pandemic, we have restricted the noon hour to being a meeting-free hour.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
DISCO offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees where transit and parking are relevant costs.
Free Daily Meals
Austin employees get free lunch on Monday-Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
DISCO has a well-stocked kitchen including healthy snacks, sodas, coffee, cold brew, and Topo Chico.
Some Meals Provided
Austin employees get free lunch on Monday-Friday.
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Recreational Clubs
Seasonal sports/fitness groups like kickball, with yoga at the office year-round
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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