Scrum Master

Job Number: R50015135

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Information Technology, Technology, Digital

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Posting Date: September 14, 2021

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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 Sports is the global innovator in sports production and we are looking to maintain our creative excellence in the digital world with the consumer products that we create for our customers. The FOX Consumer Platform & Engineering team powers all FOX digital products.

The Scrum Master is responsible for managing digital projects from product kick-off through launch and beyond. You must be able to understand and properly communicate business needs, scope and plan complex projects, which involves meetings with stakeholders and participants across many business lines. You must also be able to establish and meet project deadlines.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Run traditional scrum master ceremonies

  • Create standard and ad-hoc project reports

  • Help coordinate and manage product development team’s resources and timelines

  • Help set project guidelines pertaining to project management

  • Assist the development team by shielding them from unnecessary, external distractions

  • Stay current on digital development practices and the technology industry

  • Stay current on sports and entertainment products, topics and trends

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 4+ years of full-time digital product management experience

  • Experience working in both agile and waterfall development environments

  • Solid understanding of digital analytics, data analysis and the research process

  • Advanced ability to write and present effective project materials, including presentations and status reports

  • Proven ability to effectively identify and resolve project impediments

  • Strong ability to build, influence, lead and motivate teams towards end results

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills; keen intellect and strong analytic skills

  • Demonstrated excellence at working effectively with all levels of staff, clients and other personnel

  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal) with varied audiences

  • Strong affinity for sports and familiarity with competing products

  • Interest in gambling, live streaming, data visualizations, esports and social media platforms

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree

ABOUT YOU

  • Takes great pride in his/her work and is excited to show it off to friends

  • Is passionate about releasing products and features on time and within budget

  • Anticipates issues, roadblocks and raises concerns early

  • Analyzes a problem and thinks through multiple solutions before soliciting feedback

  • Is always looking to improve, learn from and share ideas and knowledge with his/her peers

  • Truly understands the team approach shared among product, design, engineering and QA

  • Solves problems without being asked

  • Enjoys working with others

  • Is flexible and open to feedback

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.

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