Full Time Job

Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master

CBS Interactive

San Francisco, CA 10-07-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Brand 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 looking for an agile project manager/scrum master for the PMO team on CBS Interactive's software development teams. You are a solution provider, change-agent, expert of jugglers, and keeper of the agile process for your teams. With a passion for process, the candidate keeps their eyes on the delivery goal while coaching their teams and leading several distributed project teams from start to finish. This role is looking for a candidate who loves the Scrum Master role, embedded with up to 2 cross-functional scrum teams, and can make things happen! The candidate knows what it takes to manage complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders 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
• Work with Product, Design, Engineering and various stakeholders to prioritize and coordinate development efforts to deliver on schedule
• Coach, facilitate and maintain consistent and beneficial Agile process methodologies for the teams, driving process and transparency
• Communicate with the business around teams velocity and projects health not just for your own teams but supporting the PMO in reporting on all team's status
• Prepare and manage project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs
• Be available as necessary to troubleshoot urgent issues and remove impediments for the team
• Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


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 fast-paced, deadline driven, technical (SDLC) environment
• Experience working 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 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
• A proactive, efficient, and resourceful communicator with the ability to thrive in a creative and deadline-driven 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

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.

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