Director of Technical Program Management, PlutoTV - She Runs It
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Director of Technical Program Management, PlutoTV

By She Runs It

Director of Technical Program Management

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Company: PlutoTV
Location: LA/Sunnyvale/SLC

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 phenomenal communications, 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 Webtech – CTVs/SmartTV applications.

 

Responsibilities

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

  • Manage day-to-day agile ceremonies at the team level.
  • Drive cross-team communication and maintain healthy cross-team relationships by providing accurate and proactive project tracking to the larger organization.
  • Participating in quarterly big-room planning, balancing dependencies with the Program Management Office, and setting delivery dates.
  • Implementing agile best practices to govern the team.
  • Actively identifying and removing impediments that may impact team velocity or deliverables.
  • Manage product and business stakeholders’ interests and requests across multiple teams.
  • Working as a servant-leader within the team, using leadership skills to cultivate healthy and productive working relationships.

 

Qualities / Experience We’re Seeking

We believe these are the key requirements to be successful:

  • 3+ years experience as an agile project manager/scrum master and knowledge of Agile principles (Scrum and/or Kanban). Specific experience implementing agile with new teams and acting as an organizational change agent.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification required. Agile certifications such as PMI-ACP, CSP, SPC4 (or higher), 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 risk.
  • Experience resolving conflicts within the development team and coaching teams to become better-aligned and higher functioning, with an eye on leveraging those team skills to increase the speed and quality of software delivery.
  • Experience managing expectations, negotiating compromises, and interfacing between a technical team and business partners with client-facing experience.
  • Experience working on OTT/CTV applications and an understanding of linear channels and AVOD.
  • Familiarity with the Scaled Agile Framework is a plus.
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