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Senior Manager, Data Science

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Atlassians can choose to work remotely or return to an office, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we’re able to hire eligible candidates for this role from the Netherlands, UK, France, and Germany your interest, apply today and chat with our friendly Recruitment team further.

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 have a unique opportunity 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 to senior business leaders, uncovering opportunities and problems, test and measure hypotheses, build analytics and data science solutions, and surface insights to drive transformative changes.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned people manager with a background in applied statistics, economics or a related quantitative field. We are looking for someone with solid commercial awareness, who is comfortable with ambiguity and complexity, and has experience working with senior leaders and cross functional teams. You are a self-starter, strategic problem solver, and a humble leader. With demonstrated success in using data science to drive understanding, progression, and decision making for large organizations.

In this role you will:

Hire, lead, and grow a team of data scientists with great technical skills, commercial awareness, and value fit
Partner with leaders to identify business opportunities and build critical metrics
Partner with cross-functional teams (program management, etc) to enable transformative initiatives and make an impact
Be an inspiring leader, 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 impactful analytics insights, build data science solutions, and measure impact
Manage roadmapping, sprint planning, partner engagement, and remove blockers when needed
Be a great communicator, able to share complex ideas simply, advocate teamwork, and coach data storytelling

On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

Experience as a people leader with proven success growing and mentoring teams
Background working in analytics and data science field
Success at hiring, managing and growing a globally distributed team remotely
Solid commercial acumen and critical 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 a 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