Teradata Benefits & Absence Management Specialist in San Diego, California

Job Title: Benefits & Absence Management Specialist

Location: San Diego, CA


The Human Resources team is expanding and scaling its capabilities. As a result, we are seeking a Benefits & Absence Management Specialist to join our benefits team.

You Will:

  • Help design and shape the absence management programs and benefit practices as part of our exciting business transformation.

  • Assist the benefits team, coordinate the wellness program and administer the US leaves of absence, time off programs and workers compensation claims.

  • Serve as point of contact for employee, manager and HR business partner inquiries on benefits, wellness, leave cases, policies and processes.

  • Partner with both employees and HR business partners to navigate the somewhat complex leave of absence process and associated documentation requirements.

  • Administer the leave of absence programs for 3700+ US employees.

  • Meet with employees to explain the leave process and options.

  • Prepare leave of absence documents.

  • Update employee status in Workday.

  • Coordinate with the benefits and payroll teams to ensure accurate benefits and pay while an employee is out on leave.

  • Update and maintain leave records, files and information, ensuring paperwork is completed properly.

  • Maintain informational tools and knowledge of current laws and regulations relating to FMLA, CFRA, PFL, PDL, USERRA, Workers’ Compensation, state sick leave requirements, etc. and ensures compliance

  • Manages workers’ compensation cases including, but not limited to, documenting, reporting, tracking and monitoring open and pending cases.

  • Maintain relationships with insurance vendors and clinics.

  • Coordinate ergonomic evaluations for office and home-based employees.

  • Generate billing and coordinates payment of monthly benefit premiums with our healthcare providers.

  • Research, recommend and lead the wellness initiatives and associated programs.

  • Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to get/increase participation and re-engage inactive participants

  • Participates in the annual open enrollment process, answering enrollment questions, following up on issues, and arranging employee information presentations; provides back-up coverage to benefits team members as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years in leave management, workers compensation and/or HR generalist role for a large/mid-size, multi-national company

  • Knowledge of state and federal laws, HR and benefits

  • Working knowledge of leave management systems, particularly Workday HCM

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to have the appropriate level of interaction with employees while interpreting policies, procedures and technical applications

  • Must be able to manage confidential information

  • Be highly organized, detail oriented and a stickler for accuracy

  • Strong understanding of how FMLA, CFRA, PFL, PDL and short-term disability benefits integrate

What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to be a part of the leading cloud-based analytics company. We are driving analytics at scale and AI for the world's top enterprises.

  • A beautiful campus featuring an on-site cafeteria, coffee shop, game room, fitness facility, a 1 mile walking path, and views across San Diego

  • Voted as one of the world’s most ethical companies for 9 years running

About Teradata:

With more than 10,000 employees in 43 countries, Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies. Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value

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