Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20054

at Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location Cockeysville, MD
Date Posted January 14, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Sinclair Broadcast Group is in search of a talented Scrum Master who is passionate about coaching teams on Scrum and Agile Principles throughout the organization. The ideal Scrum Master will have the experience and excitement to continuously improve the way we develop and deliver, with the flexibility to know how to help cater these principles to our environment and teams.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Scrum Master for multiple teams with a focus on promoting Agile values and practices as well as a culture of continuous improvement
  • Guide teams through the Daily Scrum, Planning, Refinement, Review, and Retrospective ceremonies. Work closely with Product Manager/Product Owner and Development Lead counterparts to ensure user stories in the backlog are 'development-ready' and that deliverables and timeframes are consistent with business priorities
  • Foster team productivity by removing impediments and shielding the team from outside distractions
  • Assist teams with a hands-on leader approach from inception to delivery of work
  • Work with Product Owners to understand and follow the Scrum process; own and prioritize their respective product backlogs
  • Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback
  • Develop an understanding of our products and vision
  • Experiment with and integrate processes and tools that encourage continuous improvement
  • Be a skilled communicator with a focus on commitment, courage, focus, openness, and respect
  • As the organization grows, assist with onboarding, adoption, and growth of the Scrum process for new team members and new teams
  • Work with stakeholders across the organization to increase their understanding of Agile methodologies and in particular Scrum

Required Qualifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • 5+ years of Development and/or other IT experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • 3+ years of experience with Azure DevOps
  • In-depth knowledge of Scrum, and Agile development techniques
  • Experience with large-scale application development
  • Quick thinking, with intuitive problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple technical and business teams
  • Experience working with large, small, remote, and collocated Scrum teams
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Required knowledge and experience managing team’s responsible for software design/development, testing, technical operations and support
  • Strong leadership, presentation, and troubleshooting skills
  • Coaching and mentorship experience is a plus
  • Comfortable operating in rapidly changing environments


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!




About Us


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!


About the Team


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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