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Technical Program Manager II - Native Apps, Android

22264

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

Technology
Los Angeles
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.

 

About Paramount

 

Paramount creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise, and solutions, our brands connect with diverse, young, and the young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries.

 

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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 Android applications. We are seeking self-motivated agile program managers with a strong sense of accountability and commitment.

 

Responsibilities:

 

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.

 

Qualities / Experience We’re Seeking

 

We believe these are the key requirements to be successful:

  • 3-4 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 managing competing priorities, negotiating compromises, and interfacing between a technical team and business partners.

  • Experience working on native application development, specifically Android Mobile/CTV 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.

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

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

 

Citizenship

 

Citizens of Pluto TV have the privilege of entertaining millions of people. We are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.

 

Becoming a Citizen is hard work. We need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes at warp speed. It’s the only way we stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity we have earned. We are selective but once chosen, you’re in.

 

Why You Should Become a Citizen of Pluto TV

 

As stated, becoming a Citizen is hard work but the rewards of citizenship are plentiful. Work with the smartest people on some of the most complex projects of your life, while profoundly impacting both Pluto TV and the broader world of entertainment. Share in the epic quest to define the future of television as we know it. Big commitment, big impact, lasting change.

 

As a Citizen, you will enjoy generously-sponsored medical benefits, a generous vacation policy, 401K retirement plan, social and team events, and more

 

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.

 

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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles