CBS Corporation Scrum Master / Project Manager in Burbank, California

Scrum Master / Project Manager

REF#: 30031

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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  1. https://www.themuse.com/companies/cbsinteractive

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  3. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAvGapyifCtUlmNTagAl_sQ

DESCRIPTION:

Division Overview:

The CBS Television Distribution Digital group at CBS Interactive creates video-based desktop, mobile, and app experiences for our syndicated television brands, including: Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, Doctor Phil, and The Doctors. The team works across broadcast and digital to deliver premium video, social, and mobile experiences.

Role Details:

  • Can lead a distributed project team from start to finish, managing large and complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and a diverse team of collaborators.

  • Will have a mastery of both agile and traditional frameworks and know when to use each for the best results.

  • Has stellar communication skills, gives new meaning to the word "transparency" and isn't afraid to crack the whip when deliverables start to slip.

  • Delivers projects on time, on budget, and on target.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Manage and document daily stand-ups, recurring Scrum ceremonies, schedule and lead calls

  • Scope project details and build/manage project schedules

  • Organize project teams, estimate timeframes for deliverables, identify blockers and resolve issues

  • Communicate status internally and externally across multiple departments and stakeholders by providing daily/weekly progress updates

  • Must have a positive, flexible, and "get-it-done" attitude while managing change and devising options/solutions

Key Projects:

  • This is a Scrum Master position for a new streaming media project

  • A start from square one initiative, building a new team in tandem with building out a new product

  • Utilizing cutting edge technology and tools

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Certified Scrum Master with a minimum of 3 years experience in streaming media, digital media, content development, or related fields

  • Ability to create project schedules and scrum artifacts

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task, pivot, and change focus when necessary

  • Have a proactive, efficient, and resourceful approach and ability to thrive in a creative and deadline-driven environment

You might also have -

  • Deep experience with video and/or knowledge of advertising concepts (traditional and/or online)

  • Experience working with content management systems

  • Basic proficiency with standard development software (do not need to be able to code, but a general understanding of what each can do, etc.)

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled