Job Description :
Job Title: Scrum Master / PMO Support
Job Location: San Mateo, CA 94404
Job Duration: 12+ Months Contract
Requisition Number: 9081127

Job Description:
Applicants must have eligibility to work in the US and be fluent in the English language.
This role reports to the Head of Agile Delivery who is based in London, UK.

Scrum Master (50%) – Primary Role
As a Scrum Master within the BIS PMO, you will support the Media team, who are all based in California across San Mateo & San Diego, in their delivery of Network services which includes PS Video, PS Music, PS Vue, PS Now, PS Plus and also Product and Title Metadata, including Games and from 3rd parties.
You will perform a typical scrum master role including facilitation of ceremonies i.e. daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives and sprint reviews, as well as participate in program planning, reviews and inspect & adapt sessions.
In carrying out your role, you will be a key influencer for the adoption of agile delivery within the team, working with other BIS Scrum Masters and members of the BIS PMO (all based in London), continually looking to improve ways of working. You will coach team members on existing, new or improved way of working and establish solid working relationships with other teams, inside and outside of BIS, to plan for and manage cross team/train dependencies and risks.
BIS is very transatlantic in its nature with our teams collaborating between London and the US on a daily basis. With the Media team geographic spread, collaboration between San Mateo & San Diego is also a feature of this team.

PMO Support (50%)
As PMO Support you will help the DSO Leadership Team define and co-ordinate key initiatives. This includes serving as a key member of the team that establishes the core mission and vision of the DSO organization and coordinates the efforts to achieve incremental progress against the vision. Tasks will include items such as: being the primary interface with outside industry experts; tracking & reporting project status to executives; risk mitigation / management; and coordination of stakeholder engagement.

Essential Skills
Experience working as a scrum master with a proven track record of delivering high profile, business focused solutions in a fast paced environment.
Understanding and experience with different agile delivery styles & methodologies.
Ability to facilitate & coach cross-functional teams of up to 9 developers.
Ability to work effectively and professionally with cross-continent teams.
Without needing to be a technical expert, ability to work comfortably in a technology and data team.
Have an awareness and appreciation of business intelligence principles and its value within an organisation.
Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and contribute to ongoing organisational improvements in addition to the ‘day job’.
Ability to engage with senior stakeholders as well as developers.
Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
Meticulous attention to detail, and have the ability to make good, timely decisions.
Ability to multitask and context switch between low level detail and the ‘bigger picture’.
Experience working in a role/environment where flexibility and adaptability as an individual are important.
Motivated, organized self-starter with the ability to solve problems effectively.
Courage to speak up and address issues that impair the ability of the team to meet defined goals.

Desirable Skills
Experience working with teams delivering business intelligence solutions.
Recognised Agile qualification.
Experience of using Jira & Confluence.
Familiarity with industry leading agile principles.
Knowledge of business intelligence and data technologies including Ab Initio, MicroStrategy, Adobe Analytics, etc.
Understanding of AWS fundamentals.
Knowledge of Snowflake Data Warehouse fundamentals.