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.
You will be responsible and accountable for leading, organizing, motivating, and managing a geo-diverse team using agile methodology and frameworks in a fast-paced environment to deliver high quality products that meet stated success criteria. You’re going to frequently wear multiple hats and exchange them fluently in an exciting environment with a great team and opportunities to be a business analyst, scrum master, software tester, liaison, data analyst, product manager, coach, and project manager.
7+ years of experience as a Project Manager or Scrum Master roles
Experience managing strategic projects in a fast-paced Agile environment
Solid understanding of agile project management principles and how to adapt them to new business environments
Proven track record of leading, mentoring, and providing daily feedback to grow your team within an Agile framework such as Scrum and Kanban.
Effective communicator with great interpersonal skill who can facilitate, negotiate, mentor, coach, collaborate and build strong agile team
Does this sound like you?
An organized and creative storyteller through story maps, epics, user stories, release planning, Kanban boards, relative sizing estimation techniques, feedback loops, and team metrics
A strong analytical thinker with a love for planning and organization who can manage competing demands with minimal supervision
Someone who loves to listen, easily understands business needs, and can establish a high level of trust and confidence with customers, stakeholders, and organizational leadership
A self-starter with a never-ending curiosity to learn and solve problems
Able to maintain the “big picture” without losing sight of the complexity within and a knack for communicating various layers of detail clearly to appropriate audiences
A natural facilitator when it comes to collaboration/brainstorming, negotiating, and team building sessions
A leader, coach, and mentor that thrives on metrics, regular feedback loops, and finding challenges/activities to grow your team in the pursuit of continuous improvement
A strong analytical thinker, planner, and organized worker with an ability to manage competing demands with minimal supervision
If these things strike a chord with you, we should talk.
We’d also love to hear about your experiences with any of the following:
Degrees, Certifications, and/or awards/recognition that you have achieved
Project management tools such as Azure DevOps, Jira, Workfront, Rally, Clarizen, Asana, etc.
Flow diagramming tools such as LucidChart, Visio, etc.
UX/UI mockup and prototyping tools such as Balsamiq, Sketch, PowerPoint, etc.
Maintaining team and divisional metrics that drive continuous improvement and build high performing teams
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Business Area: OPIS
Job Category: IT Development Group
Req ID: 32266