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Sr. Technical Program Manager, Cross-Functional Programs

32311

New York, NY, US, 10036

Other
New York
Full-Time

Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.

 

 

Summary

Are you a hardworking agile program manager looking to join a rapidly-expanding PMO? We are seeking an individual with strong technical skills, experience in agile methodologies, and a track record of motivating teams to deeper levels of agility and self-organization.

Individuals should be highly skilled Agile program management professionals, great teammates, lifelong learners, and extraordinary communicators, with a passion for servant-leadership. Your primary responsibility will be serving as the scrum master for two of our agile development teams, building out Pluto's native applications of new features and experiments that spans across our apps teams. We are seeking self-motivated agile program managers with a strong sense of accountability and commitment.

 

Responsibilities & Overview:

 

This is a meaningful role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

  • Leading day-to-day agile ceremonies, tracking team health with agile metrics, and coaching teams in relentless improvement.

  • Drive cross-team communication and transparency by providing accurate and proactive project tracking to the larger organization.

  • Participate in quarterly big-room planning, coordinate with the rest of the PMO to account for cross-team dependencies, and coach teams towards responsible quarterly commitments.

  • Actively identify and remove impediments that may impact team velocity or deliverables.

  • Work as a servant-leader within the team, using leadership skills to cultivate healthy and productive working relationships.

  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities

  • Champion the adoption of agile within your teams and across the organization, establish processes and practices to scale the effectiveness and value of the team.

  • You will help the broader team reinforce customer empathy, build long-term strategies and roadmaps, establish feedback and learning loops, and measure outcomes.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

We believe these are the key requirements to be successful:

  • 3-5 years experience as an agile project manager/scrum master in a technical environment.

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification required. Agile certifications such as PMI-ACP, CSP, or SA are recommended.

  • Solid understanding of agile software development methodologies, with demonstrated success driving those teams to higher levels of productivity and efficiency.

  • Experience working as part of a larger PMO to deliver complex solutions, working through an agile process to call out issues, remove impediments, and manage risks.

  • Experience working with product and engineering to understand the next steps, identify blockers, and a course of action to remove them so the innovation process can proceed.

  • Understand and plan for team capacity, and work outside of the team to set expectations for deliverables given that capacity

  • Experience working on native application development, such as Android Mobile/CTV, iOS/tvOS, Roku applications, and an understanding of linear channels and AVOD.

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate ideas in a fast-paced creative environment.

  • Work alongside the innovation teams, engineers, product managers, and operate fluently across business units to manage business partners.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or relevant experience.

  • Proficiency in tools: Jira, Confluence, Google Suite, Slack

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 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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