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Job description

Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) is committed to deep and ongoing investment in Data & Analytics capability. SBD believes that advanced analytics using massive data, while already important to our business, will increasingly become fundamental – even transformational – to the value we deliver to our customers and shareholders.
SBD is seeking a Scrum master / Project Manager who will be responsible for managing different internal and external projects within the SBD Data & Analytics Organization.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work as Scrum master, project manager and BI expert for multiple projects
  • Responsible for running sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint review/ retrospective, daily standups, and release planning meetings.
  • Emphasis is on end-to-end delivery of analysis and guiding junior staff
  • Contribute to how analytical approach is structured for specification of analysis
  • Contribute insights from conclusions of analysis that integrate with initial hypothesis and business objective. Independently address complex problems
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making and conflict resolutions among stakeholders and team members.
  • Quickly remove obstacles or escalate appropriately to leadership to ensure on track delivery of projects.
  • Guide and coach the team(s) on how to get the most out of self-organization.
  • Communicate with team members, stakeholders and management on project updates and roadmaps.
  • Prepare and present project updates to customers, ensuring close communication
  • Participate in design of analysis and modelling approach with managers and data scientists
  • Work with and support other team members, management, and partners

Essential Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years business experience as a Scrum Master for a software development or data analytics team.
  • Experience as a project manager for a software development or data analytics team.
  • Hands-on experience with Agile methodology and tools (e.g., JIRA, Kanban boards, etc.)
  • Ability to drive effective teamwork with internal and external teams to maintain and improve velocity.
  • Ability to manage large team of 8-10 members in agile based project execution
  • Experience on teams working with Big Data, Cloud computing and open source tools (Hadoop, AWS) highly preferred.
  • Experience on teams with a BI / Reporting functionality
  • Understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Natural curiosity and a strong passion for empirical research, deep interest in complex problem solving
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; comfortable communicating with senior levels of both business and technology leadership

Competencies

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, operations research or related areas is preferred; candidates with BA/BS degrees from the top tier academic institutions are also welcome to apply

Requisition Number
62314BR
Business
US – Corporate
EEO Statement
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Engineering
  • Information Technology

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