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Dow Jones Project Manager Agile in Gdansk, Poland

Job Description:

ABOUT US

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. We deliver award-winning news, market intelligence and transparency to the entire refined energy marketplace and companies looking to go carbon neutral. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficiently as possible.

Chemical Market Analytics by OPIS provides price benchmarks, analytics, advisory services and forecasting capabilities for the world’s most important base chemicals. It is also a growing provider of data and insights on plastic circularity, carbon pricing and sustainability.

YOUR ROLE

We are looking for an IT Agile Project Manager that will plan, lead, organize, and motivate an agile project team to achieve a high level of performance and quality while delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to the organization, its customers, and end users. The IT Agile Project Manager may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects and/or initiatives using agile methods in a fast-paced environment. He/She may play a number of different roles including business analyst, scrum master, software tester, liaison, data analyst, and trainer/coach in addition to project manager to deliver successful project results.

YOUR TEAM

You will be working in Chemical Market Analytics by OPIS, in Poland and may interact cross-continental.

YOUR EXPERTISE

  • 2+ years of experience as an Agile Project Manager or Scrum Master managing projects in a fast-paced technical agile environment

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of internal/external customer trust and confidence

  • A proven track record of experience working on programs that are centered around Data technologies, Cloud infrastructure, and multi-platforms (web and mobile), preferably in an Agile environment

  • Story mapping, epics, user stories, Kanban boards, relative sizing estimation techniques, velocity tracking, as well as burndown and burnup charts

  • Managed a project team utilizing a SCRUM framework, including Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, and Daily Scrums

  • Must speak and write in English fluently

IT'S A BONUS IF YOU ALSO HAVE

  • Experience with any of the following tools and techniques:

  • Project Management software such as Azure DevOps, Jira, Workfront, Rally, VersionOne or Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Visio, LucidChart or equivalent software for workflow diagramming

  • Balsamiq Mockups or equivalent software mockup / design prototyping tools

  • Completed any of the following: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CPO), User Story Development, PMI-ACP

YOU ARE

  • A problem-solver with the ability to focus on sprint/task details while maintaining the “big picture” product/release view

  • Able to show strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building

  • Able to lead, coach and provide activities and daily feedback to grow your team and team members

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Attractive benefits package

  • Ongoing Education

  • Access to the most interesting information technologies

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Work from home/Hybrid/In-office

  • One days for charity/volunteering

  • Great culture and people

  • Growth opportunities and career pathing

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - OPIS - CMA

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 39665

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