CBS Corporation Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master in Burbank, California

Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

REF#: 31353


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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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Division Overview:

The CBS Television Distribution (CTD) Digital group at CBS Interactive creates digital and social 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-centric content.

As we expand our business, we need a Senior Project Manager (Scrum Master) to take us to the next level. Our ideal candidate can lead a distributed project team from start to finish. You know what it takes to manage large and complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and a diverse team of collaborators. You have a mastery of both agile and traditional frameworks know when to use each for the best results. Your communication skills give new meaning to the word "transparency" and you’re not afraid to crack the whip when deliverables start to slip. You speak the language of aesthetics to designers, code to programmers, and results to stakeholders. Above all, you deliver your projects on time, on budget, and on target.

Role Details:

  • Manage complex projects with diverse set of stakeholders

  • Provide best-practices and optimize work and information flows

  • Increase team capacity and efficiency

  • Partner with Product and Engineering to deliver best-in-class video/content publishing and distribution solutions.

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

  • Will manage one project manager

  • 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 an established agile organization that is continuing to fine tune their growth

  • Migrate owned-and-operated content management systems (CMS) from various code bases to Drupal 8

  • Build out new features and manage day-to-day maintenance of digital and social experiences


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Certified Scrum Master with a minimum of 5 years experience in streaming media, digital media, content development, or related fields

  • Bachelor's level degree or equivalent experience

  • Ability to create project schedules and scrum artifacts

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

  • Ability to multitask, 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 -

  • 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.)


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