Senior Manager, Data Science at Atlassian (Austin, TX or Remote)
Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it's necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.
Do you get excited by the challenge of scaling a fast-growing company through strong analytics insight and data science solutions? Do you find it rewarding to navigate through complexity and solve problems nobody had solutions before? Are you enthusiastic about experimentation, fast learning and innovation?
We're looking for a senior leader to grow a high-performing team with a passion to solve business problems with advanced analytics. You and your team will be the strategic partners with senior business leaders, identify opportunities and problems, test and measure hypotheses, build analytics and data science solution, and surface insights to drive transformative changes.
More about you
The perfect candidate will be a seasoned people leader with a background in applied statistics, economics or a related quantitative field. You have strong business acumen, you are comfortable with ambiguity and complexity, and you have experience working with senior leaders and cross functional teams. You are a self-starter, a strategic thinker, a data-driven problem solver, and a humble leaner. You have demonstrated success in using data science to drive understanding, progression, and decision making for large organizations.
In this role you will get to:
- Hire, lead, and grow a team of data scientists with great technical skills, business acumen, and value fit
- Partner with senior leaders to identify business opportunities and build KPIs
- Partner with cross-functional teams (program management, etc) to drive transformative initiatives and make impact
- Be the thought leader to build analytics strategy, provide transparency of roadmap, and drive sprint planning
- Build shared vision, empower a team of missionaries, and deliver high quality outcome
- Drive actionable analytics insights, build data science solutions, and measure impact
- Manage roadmapping, sprint planning, stakeholder engagement, and remove blockers when needed
- Be a great communicator to share complexed ideas simple, advocate team's work and coach data storytelling
On your first day, we'll expect you to have:
- 8+ years experience as a people leader with proven success
- 15+ years experience in analytics and data science field
- Success at hiring, managing, and growing a global team remotely
- Strong business acumen and strategic thinking - when there is complexity and ambiguity, you can help your team identify the right problem to solve
- Success at building a culture of data-informed decision making, fast learning and innovation
- Strong communication skills to tell data stories to non-technical audience
- Strong technical background in statistics, measurement, experimentation, modeling, SQL, R/Python, data instrumentation
- Experience applying advanced analytics knowledge to the real world
- Roadmap planning, sprint planning, and project management skills
It's great, but not required, if you have:
- Experience in B2B, customer support, customer success
- Experience in product analytics, people analytics
- Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop)
- Experience in using Jira, Team Central, Confluence to manage and share team's work
More about our team
We are a growing analytics and project delivery team located in multiple regions across the globe. We challenge each other constantly to improve our work and ask hard questions. We're direct, focused, and demand excellence, but there's laughter in every meeting because we thoroughly enjoy the work we do and the impact it has. We're constantly growing, learning, adapting, and trying new things. BBQ, tacos, and coffee are a few of our favorite things.
Our perks & benefits
To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
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