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Project Manager / Scrum Master

Sinclair Broadcast Group

This is a Full-time position in Cockeysville, MD posted March 20, 2021.

n nnThe Ad Tech platform team is responsible for Sinclair’s application portfolio, enabling Advertising Sales and Delivery teams across a diverse portfolio of distribution platforms.

We are subject matter experts for our Ad Sales and Delivery platforms and processes and are focused on delivery and operation of leading-edge technology solutions to drive revenue growth and provide a premium customer experience to our sales teams, advertisers and agencies.nn nnThe team is looking for a Project Manager/Scrum Master to support one or more of our Ad Tech teams.

This role will support the business operations and technology teams in scheduling, monitoring, tracking and reporting on the execution of projects within the Ad Tech portfolio as well as supporting one or more agile teams engaged in development projects.nn nnThe candidate must have at least 3-5 years of experience working in an IT/software development organization supporting one or more teams as a scrum master and possess strong communication, organization and facilitation skills.

The optimal candidate will have 2-4 years working in a broadcast or digital media environment.nn nn Responsibilities include: nn nn
• Understand objectives, scope, stakeholders, and impacts of Ad Tech projectsnn nn
• Scheduling and engaging SMEs and stakeholder participationnn nn
• Support planning, scheduling, and coordination of training for portfolio applicationsnn nn
• Assist with dependency management and identifying risks to timelinesnn nn
• Remove impediments so the team can successfully fulfill commitmentsnn nn
• Monitor and eliminate conflicts and blockers within teamsnn nn
• Train and coach the team(s) using Agile methodology and scrum practicesnn nn
• Facilitate ceremonies, collaboration, and communicationnn nn
• Support grooming and maintaining project and product backlogsnn nn
• Develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholdersnn nn
• Communicate project status, issues and risksnn nn Qualifications/Requirements: nn Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university nn
• 3+ years’ experience on a scrum teamnn nn
• Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)nn nn
• Deep knowledge of scrum and agile practicesnn nn
• Hands on experience with Azure DevOps, JIRA or similarnn nn
• Ability to adapt to change and identify efficiency opportunities.nn Exceptional communication/interpersonal skills and organizational skills Willingness to provide direct and honest feedback to team members Excellent facilitation skills Ability to work effectively in a matrixed team setting nn
• Enthusiastic self-starter with a positive attitude who enjoys thinking critically to solve problems.nn nn Preferred candidates will have: nn Proven ability to deliver on commitments Ability to lead and work autonomously Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment Instinctive qualities of accountability and follow-through Knowledge of the advertising ecosystem/industry including experience with linear and/or digital media sales or traffic systems Knowledge and hands-on experience with SAFe Agile/Lean n n n n Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

n n n n About Us n n n n Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere!

We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country.

In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet.

Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms.

We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR.

Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees.

We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

n n n n About the Team n n n n The life-blood of our organization is our people.

We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people.

How good?

Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed.

Ready to be part of a winning team?

Let’s talk.

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