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Benefits Manager

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Accounting & Finance
Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX is seeking a highly accomplished, dynamic individual who can design, implement, and operate company-wide employee benefit programs that are meaningful, impactful, and cost-effective. The individual must be analytical, detailed-oriented, team-focused, resourceful, and possess strong interpersonal skills to be able to work with a wide spectrum of employees to deliver substantive results.


  • Lead the administration for company-wide employee benefit programs, such as medical, dental, vision, life, accident and disability insurance, supplemental/voluntary benefits, and retirement plans, including preparation for annual open enrollment
  • Identify and make continuous improvements in administration, to deliver an outstanding experience for employees
  • Use a data-driven approach to critically evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of current programs.
  • Develop innovative, empathetic, and cost-effective employee programs - from feasibility analysis, implementation, to ongoing operations, with a keen understanding of the enormous impact that the most effective employee benefit programs can have in the lives of employees and their families
  • Build-out overall employee benefits strategy and related processes to support a diverse and growing employee population
  • Assist, advise, and counsel employees and dependents on complex or sensitive benefit-related questions (via email, phone, walk-ups, and drop-in sessions)
  • Collaborate with internal partners in Human Resources (HR), Payroll, Finance, Marketing, Legal, etc. to create and sustain best-in-class employee benefit programs
  • Oversee relationships with external vendors, consultants, and their onsite staff and ensure excellence in partner/vendor performance
  • Coach and mentor direct reports - provide training, oversee performance, and help grow their careers
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to the areas of:
    • Health and welfare benefits and retirement plan administration
    • Company wellness initiatives and employee services
    • Relocation administration
    • Leaves of absence administration
    • Workers' compensation administration
    • Commuter program administration
    • HRIS/benefits data administration


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8+ years of professional experience in employee benefits and/or human resources


  • Human Resources Certification (PHR) or professional human resources affiliations
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Masters in HR, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically and to move seamlessly between the two roles
  • Ability to use independent judgment and prioritize work
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel and working with large data sets
  • Experience with Workday or other HRIS systems
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Highly collaborative style and strong team orientation
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple high-priorities in a fast-paced, loosely structured environment
  • Ability to consistently meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English


  • This is not a remote or hybrid position and will require relocation if not already local to the Bastrop, TX area
  • Position occasionally requires the ability to work extended hours or weekends when needed
  • Ability to travel to other SpaceX offices as needed


Pay range:
Benefits Manager: $130,000.00 - $180,000.00/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.