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Technical Project Manager - Agile / Scrum Master

NBC


Location:
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
34205BR
NBC
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Technical Project Manager - Agile / Scrum Master

Jobid 23768-371425

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 34205BR

**Job Title** Technical Project Manager - Agile / Scrum Master

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Global Media Operations

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is 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. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs

**Responsibilities**

NBC Universal’s Global Media Operations (GMO) team is seeking a Project Manager that will be part of the PMO team and responsible for working as a Scrum Master on technology teams delivering projects to enable and support business priorities. The wide range of services provided by GMO includes delivery of critical film and television assets and distribution of on-demand content and live streaming events to the web and mobile devices for TV Everywhere experiences. Our digital workflow tools and services are used by organizations throughout NBCUniversal including NBC News, NBC Entertainment, USA Network, SyFy, Bravo, Oxygen, Telemundo, and NBC Sports.

**Essential Responsibilities**



+ Work with internal management, product leaders, developers and QA to launch innovative projects on time and within budget

+ Day-to-day management of technology projects, starting with our Desktop Video playback ecosystem

+ Frequent communication with project working groups to ensure everyone is aware of scope, action items, and project changes

+ Partner with fellow project management stakeholders at various NBCU brands

+ Lead all scrum ceremonies for the team, including product demos, stand-ups and retros

+ Effectively prioritize tasks and work streams to achieve department and business goals

+ Contribute to defining processes, documentation, and discipline for the Portfolio Management team

**Qualifications/Requirements**



+ 3+ years of managing delivery of technology projects in an Agile environment as a Scrum Master

+ Thorough understanding of the end-to-end product development life cycle, best practices, and project management methodologies

+ Excellent interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively with customers in high-pressure situations

+ Self-starter that demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently with little supervision

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. A van service is available for employees commuting from New York City.

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

**Desired Characteristics**



+ Experience in US Media & News environment preferred

+ Experience in video supply chain, delivery systems and playback preferred

+ Exceptional technical, analytical, organizational, and research skills

+ Ability to lead and present program information in face-to-face presentations to varied audiences; including executive management

+ Proficiency with JIRA and Confluence

+ Strong team-building, vendor, and customer relations skills

+ Be analytical and process-oriented and able to apply structure to complex problems



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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