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ViacomCBS Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master in Burbank, California

REF#: 37891

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA

ABOUT US:

ViacomCBS Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of ViacomCBS that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, Paramount +, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.

DESCRIPTION:

Division Overview:

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 250 million people visiting its properties each month, it is a top 10 Web property globally and a top 5 Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Brands you will work on include CBS.com and CBS All Access, which includes HD movies, CBS shows, classic TV episodes, and original programming.

Role Details:

We are seeking an Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master to join our PMO team on CBS Interactive’s software development teams. We need a solution provider, change-agent, master of jugglers, keeper of the agile process for their teams! Our ideal candidate keeps their eyes on the delivery goal while coaching their team across multiple groups. We're looking for someone who loves the Scrum Master role, embedded with up to 2 cross-functional scrum teams, and can make things happen! The role knows what it takes to run complex projects, involving multiple partners and a diverse team of collaborators.

Your Day To Day:

  • Manage multiple scrum teams throughout the whole software development lifecycle

  • Scrum Master of software development cross-functional teams, comprising of onsite / offsite engineers, QA, a product manager, an engineering manager and design resource

  • Scrum Master for web/desktop and OTT project teams including work with Infrastructure/SRE and API teams on backend technical roadmap initiatives

  • Manage web and mobile releases across several web teams by tracking fix versions in Jira and working with technical leads for deployments

  • Collaborate with Product, Design, Engineering and various partners to prioritize and coordinate development efforts to deliver on schedule

  • Coach, facilitate and maintain a steady and beneficial Agile process methodologies for the teams, driving process and transparency

  • Communicate with the business around teams velocity and projects health while supporting the PMO in reporting on the teams' status

  • Prepare and lead project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs

  • Resolve urgent issues and remove impediments for the team

  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Scrum Master certification with deep understanding all things Agile (Scrum, Kanban and other methodologies)

  • 3+ years multi-project management experience in a technical (SDLC) environment

  • Experienced in Web, Mobile Applications and OTT development teams in technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, IOS, ANDROID

  • Experience running A/B Tests and experiments with website teams

  • Website Release Deployment/Management and Microservices/CICD experience

  • Deep knowledge of agile and traditional frameworks

  • Extensive experience roadmapping, planning, gantt as well as fostering iterative processes and feedback milestones in the SDLC

  • Experience with Bitbucket, GitHub and Jenkins

  • Proficiency in tools: Jira, Confluence, Google Suite, Slack

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate ideas in a fast-paced creative environment

  • Able to travel occasionally between San Francisco and Los Angeles offices

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

You might also have -

  • SAFe Agilist certification in addition to ScrumMaster

  • Expert Admin JIRA user

  • Experience with Content Management Systems, Subscription or Membership sites, Publishing Systems, Digital Media sites development, video

  • Knowledge of advertising concepts (traditional and/or online)

  • Knowledge of responsive design experience on Mobile, Desktop and Large TV screens

  • Basic proficiency with standard development software

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FUNCTION: Project Management

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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