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Sales Compensation Manager - Boise

Boise, ID, US

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 267997 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.

As a Sales Compensation Manager, you will combine strategic planning and analysis with operational execution. Responsibilities will range from strategic (designing compensation plans aligned to company objectives and strategy and building consensus among sales leadership) to operational/tactical (driving plan implementation and ensuring metrics can be tracked and monitored in an audit-able system). You will lend critical analytical and technical support to the successful administration of sales compensation programs globally while proactively building partnerships, fostering open dialogue and providing creative solutions to issues in real time.

We're looking for someone who is self-motivated, highly analytical, data-driven, and has exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills.


Create and standardize the sales commission function with the support of a Sales Compensation Analyst in the administration and payment of variable compensation, in adherence to the variable compensation plan(s) and policy.

  • Audit and review of compensation cost, while ensuring timeliness and accuracy.
  • Identify and drive agreement or improvements to our sales compensation design, lead the plan revision cycle and related policies and procedures by partnering across Finance, Sales Ops and HR.
  • Monitor, analyze and present compensation plan effectiveness to sales leadership, finance, operations via QBR packages.
  • Conduct cost modeling to support annual compensation expense and perform "what if" scenarios for impact of accelerators, extra incentives and other variables.
  • Research compensation issues and disputes and provide analysis to facilitate resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with SOX for our compensation documents, processes and programs.
  • Work with Sales Operations to ensure consistency in data and opportunity information.
  • Provide training on compensation mechanics, plans and policy.
  • Partner with Sales Operations team to drive automation of variable compensation calculations and/or generate new technical requirements for enhancements.
  • Own and improve the compensation forecasting process.


Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration, preferably with a strong analytical background

7 + years' experience in sales compensation, accounting or finance, with a focus on sales incentive pay and processes

Preferred qualifications:

Ability to partner, collaborate, and influence across functional leaders and partners that are part of the incentive compensation management process with sales leadership, finance, sales operations, business unit teams

  • Project management skills and in-depth knowledge of sales compensation plan processes and procedures
  • Independent self-starter with the ability to partner with all business levels to make decisions and deliver on solutions
  • Hardworking and diligent personality with strong attention to detail
  • Strong people orientation, with great interpersonal skills needed to support dynamic sales teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and modeling skills with the ability to interpret and analyze data
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
  • Experience with Callidus, Xactly or other commission software a plus
  • Able to quickly adapt to new technologies and process changes
  • Must thrive on moving fast, delivering big ideas and enabling change
  • Ability to synthesize information into measurable insights and contribution to both creating and executing business strategies).
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask are critical
  • Ability to function as part of a team and adhere to deadlines in a fast paced, ever evolving environment


About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Micron prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and industry labor standards.


Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.


For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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