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Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? Is helping people part of who you are? At MassMutual, they help millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection and plan for the future. They do this by building trust with their customers by being knowledgeable problem solvers and prioritize their needs above all else. They Live Mutual.

Who They Are

At MassMutual, they help millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection, and plan for the future. They’re passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven their approach to develop meaningful experiences for their customers. They do this by building trust with their customers by being knowledgeable problem solvers and prioritize their needs above all else. They Live Mutual. MassMutual was named a Top Place to Work in 2019 according to The Boston Globe and No. 84 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.

Meet the Team
Data Analytics is an exciting time at MassMutual! MassMutual is going through a Digital Transformation, continuing to be a leading customer-centric company. The Data Analytics team, part of MassMutual’s new Enterprise Technology Experience organization, is comprised of highly skilled, collaborative problem solvers who are motivated to create innovative data analytic solutions that exceed the changing needs of our customers and move MassMutual –and the industry –forward. The team culture is collaborative, cross-functional, and uses old and new technologies combined with the work/life balance.

Current Initiatives:

  • Enterprise-wide transition to a unified and governed strategic BI Platform
  • Expansion of Digital Operations footprint, and growing need for access to actionable data insights
  • Revitalization of analytics and reporting applications to support changing industry needs and expectations

The Opportunity

Are you highly analytical and like to solve complex problems? Would you describe yourself as a strong collaborative leader? Would you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions, and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? If yes … keep reading, this opportunity is for you!

Job Description

MassMutual Data Analytics is seeking a versatile, highly motivated Project Manager / Scrum Master to join their team. The Project Manager / Scrum Master is the foundational component of the enterprise scrum team offering support to the MassMutual Enterprise. The ideal candidate is team-oriented, possesses excellent communication skills and is skilled in and champions Agile concepts and practices. Managing all facets of agile project delivery including but not limited to, stakeholder relationships, work prioritization, sprint planning, scrum execution, team organization, project risk assessment, implementation, and reporting.

Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Lead broad scope projects with medium to long-term focus
  • Engage with all levels across the enterprise managing relationships and expectations
  • Accountable for managing and driving program/ project execution on time and on budget
  • Identify, understand, and work to mitigate issues and risks proactively with the project team, business partners, and leadership
  • Work with technical leads and product managers to plan, develop technical scopes of work, and manage the execution of projects/product changes in response to requirements from stakeholders
  • Lead project teams during all phases of the development life cycle including requirements gathering and analysis, design, build, pilot, implementation and continuous service
  • Facilitate client and project team interactions including scrums, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews, incident management, and release management
  • Be self-supportive in collaborating with peers to effectively deliver a robust solution for the business
  • Drive process within a matrix management setting
  • Serve as a conduit of knowledge between functional and technical teams
  • Manage budget, timeline, and scope throughout the course of all assigned projects
  • Elicit, translate and simplify requirements
  • Document and organize acceptance criteria for user stories
  • Work with product managers to define improvements to business processes, assist decision-makers in gathering information to make decisions, and help quality assurance test solutions
  • Develop plans for continuous service to support the implementation of products
  • Act as a champion for data analytic capabilities by communicating their benefits and how they can be implemented
  • Motivate teams to work together, communicate, and deliver
  • Navigate ambiguity to deliver results

Qualifications

  • 10 years managing and driving the execution of complex projects
  • Certified PM (PMP) and/or Agile Scrum Master
  • Expert with project management tools and techniques, such as JIRA, Confluence, Scrum, and Kanban
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, conflict management, coordination, and planning skills with cross-functional teams
  • Skilled in applying judgment to balance process compliance with the achievement of business objectives
  • Experience in/working in partnership with technical roles, such as an engineer, developer, data scientist, etc. a plus
  • Project leadership experience focused on engaging others in the delivery and execution of technical solutions and service deliverables
  • Ability to assess a project’s scope and the team’s ability to execute
  • Outcome-oriented with the ability to drill down from the big picture to process details
  • Ability to communicate objectives, plans, status, and results clearly
  • Strong leadership skills and influencer
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse teams and organizations
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Solid grasp of software technologies and stacks
  • Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Business/Finance or an analytical field such as Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science

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