Senior Scrum Master

Job Number: R50018754

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Technology

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: May 13, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX is seeking a Senior Scrum Master!

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Senior Scrum Master role helps scrum teams reach peak productivity by facilitating Scrum ceremonies, assisting the Product Owner with maintaining a healthy and actionable backlog, identifying and resolving roadblocks, tracking progress, and identifying and acting on opportunities for continuous improvement. The Scrum Master also plays a critical role in the adoption of Scrum, SAFe, and other agile development practices by the organization, and being able to evangelize best practices and collaborate with other team members as to the methodology. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Advice and Guidance 

  • Calendar and facilitate critical agile ceremonies, as needed, or participate and provide guidance
  • Identify, communicate and work to resolve bottlenecks
  • Recommend opportunities to improve velocity and team morale
  • Actively participate in program-level ceremonies to be able to ensure success in delivery of value in alignment with portfolio and program level priorities

Continuous Improvement 

  • Support and enable teams to become high performing
  • Follow direction from the agile adoption strategy and rollout plans for teams across the organization
  • Develop and evaluate team metrics and make recommendations in improving agile processes and metrics
  • Capture feedback to foster collaboration and emotional intelligence across the organization
  • Develop and evolve agile training materials and methods

Delivery 

  • Ensure continuous improvement of teams
  • Ensure the Software Delivery Process is followed
  • Manage capacity and throughput of team(s) to deliver value through use of metrics, best practices, and team working agreements
  • Manage alignment of sprint goals to delivery timelines as part of sprints, release trains, and program-level commitments
  • Facilitate adoption of agile methods and frameworks to increase accountability and effectiveness of delivery teams across the organization
  • Assist with maintenance of properly groomed backlogs
  • Assist with prioritizing technical debt 
  • Assist with ensuring that a sustainable pace of work is maintained 
  • Assist with ensuring that information in JIRA is accurate and up-to-date so burndown and other charts can be produced at any time 
  • Assist with ensuring completion of sprint commitments
  • Support the Tech Lead and Product Manager with removing impediments for delivery teams 

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Learn more about Fox Tech at https://tech.fox.com/

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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