Scrum Master, Live Workflow, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

Posted: 12/17/2019

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


Meet Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new, wildly entertaining streaming service that combines timeless shows and movies with timely news, sports and pop-culture.​

We’re growing our team of smart, hungry, and upbeat doers who crave the chance to build something new at the epicenter of content, tech, and culture. We need fearless leaders and pop-culture fiends who work hard and fan hard. Creative problem-solvers who just so happen to be the reigning champs at Parks & Rec trivia night. So if this sounds like you, join our flock. And we promise, we won’t put your stapler in Jell-O.​


Role Purpose
The Scrum Master will be responsible for day-to-day scrum management of the teams responsible for managing the NBCU Direct-to-Consumer live workflows.

Responsibilities
  • Manage daily scrum execution and lead SDLC-focused meetings
  • Own and communicate sprint delivery dates to the Product Owner and relevant stakeholders, with a good understanding of the development status to escalate delays early
  • Facilitate sprint planning, sprint demos, retrospectives, and bug scrub sessions
  • Manage dependencies and facilitate collaboration with external teams during sprint execution to remove blockers from the development team
  • Ensure stories are cleanly handed off to QA and third-party certification teams
  • Facilitate Product Owner sign-off and coordinate production releases with development teams
  • Ensure proper resource allocation and availability



  • Basic Qualifications
    • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in Agile 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 organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills


    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 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.


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  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Management Information Systems, Project Management, or equivalent experience
  • Certificed ScrumMaster (CSM) or equivalent training
  • 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


    NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world’s most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU’s broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination… all in one app.

    We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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