CBS Corporation Scrum Master - CBS.com in Burbank, California

Scrum Master - CBS.com

REF#: 26542

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

Facilitate all Scrum ceremonies, be good at it!

Self starter: can tackle issues head-on and facilitate interactions to help solve issues or make decisions that help our products get to market.

Coach the Scrum team and help identify solutions to issues raised during retrospectives.

Identify risk during Sprint planning sessions (example: use stories are too big, help the team break the story into smaller stories).

Evaluate our burn down charts and identify risks.

Assist Project Management with reporting (example: how many story points needed to complete a Feature, how many story points can the Scrum team complete each Sprint)

Create a team environment with the Scrum team, be quick to solve people issues before they impact the Scrum team.

Participate in the Scrum of Scrums.

Shield our engineering team from organizational noise.

Enforce estimates for all user stories.

Work with management to identify process improvements that can be implemented incrementally.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Certified Scrum Master.

Acted as Scrum Master for 3+ years in a technical environment.

Has constructed Scrum Teams and maintained the framework on an ongoing basis.

Understanding of all things Agile (Scrum, XP, SAFe).

Jira Expert!

Understanding of SDLC from end to end.

Knowledge of Release Planning sessions and ability to facilitate them.

Knowledge of Backlog grooming and ability to facilitate them.

Excellent communication skills.

Must successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

Engineering degree or Information Systems Degree.

Previous Agile Coach.

Previous development experience.

CSPO Certification.

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled