Senior Research Manager, Data


Location: Mountain View, California

Job Type: Full time


Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

To help our teams work together effectively, this role requires you to be located in the Pacific Time Zone.
Your future team
Do you love research, working with people, and excel at applying insights to influence product design and strategy? Atlassian is looking for a Senior Research Manager for Data to join our growing team of research experts.
Reporting to the Global Head of Research, you will work with a cross functional, collaborative group that is helping Atlassian achieve our mission to unleash the potential of teams all over the world. This is a unique role supporting several of the important products, services and teams who are responsible for defining and bringing to life Atlassian's data strategy. You'll grow and manage a team of researchers who will work with our data teams to provide better services and experiences for our customers through the use of data. This is an area we are investing in heavily and our Research team is at the heart of helping uncover what our teams need to help them work prioritize the impactful work and execute effectively.
Our research team is a group of passionate mixed methods researchers, spread across the globe. We work together to continuously improve our craft as researchers and our ability to support Atlassian to build better experiences for our customers and users.
  • Experience helping shape strategy and priorities for senior leadership teams at a program level.
  • Experience hiring and managing researchers, research managers and research teams, guiding their craft, management capabilities and career development.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience designing and conducting high-quality user research (qualitative and quantitative) that has had an impact.
  • Examples of research communication that influences and inspires change. You know how to advocate for research and researchers; you rely on qualitative and quantitative data to create effective ways of reinforcing your team's insights so they resonate and are impactful across diverse audiences, you work in an open and collaborative way.
It would be nice if you had, but we appreciate you popping your hat in the ring:
Experience doing or managing research in a highly technical domain, especially in data, data engineering, machine learning, ad technology or other data intensive domains OR a technical or data background.
Postgraduate qualifications are a bonus, particularly in the areas of psychology, anthropology, sociology, human factors or a related subject area.

Our perks & benefits

To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.

About Atlassian

The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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