Scrum Master, Digital Video - NBC Sports

Posted: 2/12/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose
The Scrum Master, Playmaker Video Platform will be responsible for day-to-day scrum management of the teams responsible for delivering the Playmaker Video SDK, managing scrum rituals, scoping work, balancing operational and strategic tickets, and delivering scheduled commitments.

  • Manage full SDLC - from requirement intake, feature grooming, resource planning, sprint execution, and code acceptance through deployment
  • Manage daily development scrums and lead SDLC-focused meetings
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to achieve project goals
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time within scope
  • Effectively communicate across all stakeholders in the organization
  • Working with the Platform Manager, manage platform roadmap, defining project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure proper resource allocation and availability
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation repositories for both internal resources (technical documentation) and external consumers (release and integration documentation)

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in software development project management or a similar role demonstrating strong technical, quantitative, and analytical skills
    • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a role exhibiting excellent written and oral communications, effective interpersonal skills, project/product management, and strong formal presentation abilities
    • Expertise with the SDLC process, with a focus in resource allocation, deployment management and cadence, and working with third-party vendors alongside in-house development teams
    • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience with software development, digital video, and web technologies
    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to travel, work overtime, work weekday nights, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Software Development, Software Engineering, equivalent experience, PMP or PSM certification
    • Experience in Television/Broadcast, Digital Media, Cloud/Platform Operations, or related field preferred
    • Experience with interactive media, mobile design & app development preferred
    • Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and proactive in solving issues
    • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups and levels in organization
    • Self-motivation and resourcefulness
    • Energy, commitment and solution focused, ability to perform under pressure and meeting stretch targets
    • Team player, ability to work in global environment

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