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Project Manager, Scrum Master

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037802


Western Digital

We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.

We are looking for a scrum master to focus on enhancing and building analytical tools for use by WD employees and its customers.  As part of this role you will access the scrum maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. You'll wear multiple hats, including business analyst, scrum master, project manager and product manager for data products and solutions. You will be bridging the gap between business and data, and functioning with deep expertise in both worlds.

  • Interact with key internal stakeholders - business leaders, business users, product owners & engineering team - to understand the project requirements & delivery
  • Interact with top customers to understand their analytics needs and building out these capabilities in internal tools as well as influence the feature of related products
  • Own & maintain product specification document
  • Actively work with development team to conduct gap analysis and identify the most feasible solution
  • Provide product management using Agile (Scrum) methodology
  •  Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices for Analytics Project Development and values to delight customers 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a technical discipline required (Computer Science, Technology, product management)
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing project with Agile Methodology
  • 7+ years in technical field
  • Working knowledge of software development practices
  • Technical experience around analytical tools, methodologies and design, and build vs buy tradeoffs
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Facilitating getting the work done through discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog. 
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

At the heart of data center storage, industry-leading HGST-branded enterprise hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs), and storage software deliver the possibilities of data and high value from the information they possess.  HGST, WD, SanDisk, and G-Technology brands position Western Digital as the world’s largest data storage company.


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