Sales Commission Manager (Italy – Remote)


Sysdig is driving the standard for securing the cloud and containers. We created Falco, the open standard for cloud-native threat detection, and consistently contribute to open source software projects.  We are passionate, technical problem-solvers, continually innovating and delivering powerful solutions to secure the cloud from source to run.

We value diversity and open dialog to spur ideas, working closely together to achieve goals. We’re an international company that understands how to cultivate a strong culture across a remote team. And we're a great place to work too — we've been named a Bay Area Best Place to Work by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal for three years now! We were recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest growing organizations in 2020 and 2021. We are looking for team members who have a passion for container and cloud security and are willing to dig deeper to help our customers. Does this sound like the right place for you?

What you will do

  • Own and manage commission administration for the company on a global basis
  • Maintain the current commission system (Spiff) with active participation in the plan design,
    testing and launching processes. Partner with Sales Ops and IT to evaluate alternative
    commission systems in order to enhance and expand commission calculation and
    forecasting capabilities
  • Collaborate with Sales Ops to create / update sales incentive plans and communicate and
    distribute the plan documents to sales employees as part of their onboarding process and
    annual quote assignment process
  • Work with Sales Ops to calculate and assign quotas to team members
  • Perform Monthly/quarterly calculation and accurate payment for all sales commissions
    and other sales incentive plans. Administer draw, MBO, commission bonus, SPIFF payouts
    and other
  • Handle questions from the field on compensation calculations and completeness; Manage
    reporting environment of historical compensation payouts

What you will bring with you

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field; MBA
  • 5+ years professional work experience in finance / sales ops roles, out of which 3+ years
    were in commission calculation and modeling in a medium to large sized company with a global presence
  • Experience with Incentive Compensation tools (Spiff)

What we look for

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, quickly changing environment
  • Ability to work cross functionally and influence appropriately
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 

Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well-funded startup that already has a large enterprise customer base
  • We have a pragmatic, approachable culture, from the CEO down
  • We have an organizational focus on delivering value to customers
  • Our open-source tools ( are widely used and loved by technologists & developers

When you join Sysdig, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation including equity opportunities
  • Flexible hours and unlimited time off 
  • Additional recharge days
  • 401k matching (starting the day you do)
  • Parental leave and fertility support
  • Health Savings, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts 
  • Mental wellbeing support through Modern Health for you and your family
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Career growth

Some of our Hiring Managers are globally distributed, an English version of your Cv will be highly appreciated!

Are you ready to join us?

We're excited to receive your application.