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Solarwinds Inc. Global Equity Plan Administrator in Austin, Texas


SolarWinds is seeking a Global Equity Plan Administrator to join its Legal team. The position will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day administration of our global equity plans. The position requires a highly efficient and detail-oriented team player who can thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


  • Responsible for day-to-day administration of global equity plans and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), including all aspects of recordkeeping, reporting and reconciliation

  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all equity data in equity system of record

  • Interact with transfer agent, dedicated broker and internal teams to timely process and settle trades, exercises and other equity plan transactions

  • Maintain compliance with terms and conditions of equity plans, ESPP, applicable agreements and internal processes and procedures related to equity administration

  • Generate recurring reports and respond to ad hoc data requests from business partners with accuracy under tight deadlines

  • Provide excellent customer service in responding to employee inquiries regarding equity and coordinating with internal teams and vendors as appropriate to resolve issues

  • Prepare employee communications related to equity

  • Act as primary point of contact between company and all third party vendors related to equity programs (transfer agent, dedicated broker, etc)

  • Maintain equity plan documentation for internal and SOX compliance

  • Prepare Section 16 filings and proxy compensation tables related to equity ownership

  • Manage adoption of, and compliance with, 10b5-1 trading plans and stock ownership guidelines

  • Partner with internal teams, including Finance, Tax, Payroll, HR and Internal Audit, on all equity-related matters

  • Identify and implement process improvements

  • Perform other duties related to the global equity plans and programs


  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to deliver accurate results under tight deadlines

  • Strong ability to reconcile and audit reports

  • High proficiency in Excel

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Knowledge of public company reporting requirements, including preparation of Section 16 filings, proxy compensation tables and stock-based compensation sections of 10-Qs and 10-Ks

  • Experience with administering ESPP

  • Experience with compliance administration of 10b5-1 trading plans and stock ownership guidelines

  • Minimum 7 years experience with public company stock administration

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree

  • Experience with Certent equity administration preferred

  • Experience with Merrill Lynch brokerage platform preferred

  • CEP Level I preferred


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12750

# Positions 1

Category Legal

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds

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