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Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master – CBS – Burbank, CA

Company: CBS

Address: Burbank, CA

  • Full Time


REF#: 37003


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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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 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

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

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to [email protected] Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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