HR Sales Compensation Analyst

Date:  May 26, 2023
Country:  Malaysia
State / Province:  Penang
City:  Penang
Job Type:  Internal Temporary Worker
Job ID:  49789

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, simulation, prototyping, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~15,000 employees create world-class solutions in communications, 5G, automotive, energy, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion, Equity & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description

In this position, you will be responsible for supporting the Sales Incentive Compensation operation and the Business team to operation in consistence with the company’s values, philosophies, policies and programs.

1. Partnering regional Sales Compensation Sr Analyst, channel business partners, 3rd party agents and business partners evaluate sales compensation program and determine the action required to deliver sales compensation support in terms of compensation setup in the company’s ERP systems and compensation pay administration, accruals and reporting.

  • Sales structure/Classification Rules/Quota review, setup and maintenance
  • Pay plan review, assignment and maintenance
  • Contract review, assignment and maintenance
  • Compensation pay review and support
  • Compensation pay accruals and reporting
  • Compensation controls and monitoring

2. Provides support in analysis and initiates or recommends new/ customized approaches to deliver accurate and efficient setup/data upload/pay support with reviews and controls.

3. Provide support to internal and external customers solving straightforward problems within the field of specialization that is sales compensation system/ process administration.

4. Provides support in troubleshooting and resolving system and data quality issues encountered.

5. Provides support in logging escalation calls to deep support, Oracle/system/process support till resolution.

6. Provides support in performing the required archive on the activities managed that meets Global Incentive Pay Organization’s internal controls and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

7. Provides support and coordination to hub operation, process documentation, projects and assignment within the function.

8. Partner closely with IT, contract team, finance, channel/field managers and other related business partners to resolve and close system/process/financial (outstanding balance) issues and aging items.

Job Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s or master’s degree or University Degree or equivalent in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Statistics, Math, Finance, Engineering, Sciences) with minimum practical experience of 2 - 4 years.

2. Strong communication skills and proficiency in English

3. Willing to work flexible hours

4. Logical and creative problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail

5. Familiarity with MS Excel with the use of advanced formulas, pivot tables, data manipulation, charts and other Microsoft Office Suites (MS Access, MS PowerPoint).

6. Hands-on skills with Power Query/Power BI would be an added advantage.

7. Acquire sense of business control, analytical and problem-solving skills, project management skills and leadership skills.

8. Flexible, adaptable, capable of managing urgencies and taking on ad-hoc assignments.

9. Ability to work independently and result-orientated.

10. Experience in sales compensation administration or related functions would be an added advantage.

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Employment Program:

Internal Temporary Worker

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

6 - 12 months


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

APAC : Malaysia : Penang : Penang

Job ID: 49789 

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