Sr Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master, Video Engineering

in Burbank, CA

Sr Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master, Video Engineering Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    7712201

  • Req #

    23476

  • Job Location

    Burbank, CA 91505, US

  • Job Category

    Management - Technical

  • Job Type

    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master, Video Engineering to join our team at our client’s site in Burbank, CA.

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master, Video Engineering to join our team at our client’s site in Burbank, CA.


Our cutting edge Digital Media client is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join their PMO and amazing technical team for a long term remote opportunity.


 Role Details: 

We are looking for a technical project manager/scrum master for the PMO team. This role is looking for a candidate who loves the Scrum Master role, embedded with up to 2 video engineering scrum teams, and can make things happen! The candidate knows what it takes to manage complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and a diverse team of collaborators. 


Your Day To Day: 

  • Manage multiple scrum/kanban teams throughout the whole software development lifecycle
  • Scrum Manager of software development for business to business tools, comprising of onsite / offsite engineers, QA, a product manager, an engineering manager and design resource
  • Scrum Master for video engineering teams on backend technical roadmap initiatives, working with video operations, encoding software, CMS tools, and media supply chain tools
  • Manage video engineering team releases across several products by tracking fix versions in Jira and working with technical leads for deployments
  • Work with Product, Engineering and Operations stakeholders to prioritize and coordinate development efforts to deliver on schedule
  • Coach, facilitate and maintain consistent and beneficial Agile process methodologies for the teams, driving process and transparency
  • Communicate with the business around teams velocity and projects health not just for your own teams but supporting the PMO in reporting on all team’s status
  • Prepare and manage project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs
  • Be available as necessary to troubleshoot urgent issues and remove impediments for the team
  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


Qualifications:

What you bring to the team:


  • Scrum Master certification with deep understanding all things Agile (Scrum, Kanban and other methodologies)
  • SAFe Agilist certification in addition to ScrumMaster
  • Experience forming new scrum teams and coaching them to delivery consistently, end enforcing process changes 
  • Expert Admin JIRA user
  • 3-5 years multi-project management experience in a fast-paced, deadline driven, technical (SDLC) environment.
  • Experience with video engineering tech such as video encoding, VMS, stream security and monitoring
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to create good team habits
  • Extensive experience roadmapping, planning, gantt as well as fostering iterative processes and feedback milestones in the SDLC
  • Proficiency in tools: Jira, Confluence, Google Suite, Slack
  • A proactive, efficient, and resourceful communicator with the ability to thrive in a creative and deadline-driven environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

You might also have –

  • Experience with Content Management Systems, video operations, business to business products, backend development
  • Basic proficiency with standard development software 
  • Experience working in Web, Platform, Operations teams in technologies such as Java, Databases, Python and others
  • Backend Release Deployment/Management experience via Cloud Environment such as GCP or AWS
  • Experience with Bitbucket, GitHub and Jenkins




Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

WHAT WE DO
We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

HOW WE DO IT
Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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