Project Manager / Scrum Master (Rooster Teeth)

Playa Vista, CA
Shared Services – Engineering
Full-time
Rooster Teeth is looking for a Project Manager / Scrum Master who will be responsible for ensuring on-time delivery of high quality projects to meet established business requirements. The ideal candidate would have a passion for and knowledge of digital entertainment.  The candidate would also have a proven track record of formal project management with a focus in agile methodologies to support and fulfill the strategic objectives of a highly cross-functional organization. Additionally, you will assist the product and engineering group in establishing best practices across the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Execute and maintain project management processes in an agile environment
    • Provide guidance on the use of the agile/scrum best practices to self organize and extract the most out of the team
    • Build strong communication channels with stakeholders, various departments, and cross-functional teams; Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution; Identify and remove impediments
    • Improve  transparency by assisting with internal and external communication on the status of milestones
    • Support the product owner in maintaining the product backlog to ensure that the work is well understood so the team can continually make progress
    • Help partner with business stakeholders to translate business requirements into product requirements / tickets for engineers
    • Develop and maintain project schedules and milestones with the input and assistance of team leads; Ensure tasks assigned to the team are executed efficiently while removing blockers/issues and meeting product goals
    • Facilitate team meetings, providing meeting minutes and action items where needed
    • Experience dealing with third party vendors as well as working with third party system integrations; Manage vendor delivery schedules, negotiate and lock down scope
    • Provide QA / UAT for feature releases and bug fixes
    • Identify and manage interdependencies between applications, platforms, services, and environments
    • Interface with stakeholders and manage expectations
    • Influence continuous improvement of project management methodologies

QUALIFICATIONS

    • 4-6 years of progressive experience in a technology or internet oriented project management role
    • Excellent working knowledge Jira/Confluence as well as project management tools
    • Proven track record of leading teams and projects to successful completion
    • Impeccable communication skills in all areas
    • Analytical problem solver with the ability to anticipate and mitigate risk
    • PMI and/or CSM certification

PERKS & BENEFITS

    • Use What You Need paid time off
    • Flexible dress code
    • Kitchen stocked with snacks 
    • Pet Insurance
    • Catered meal on Fridays
    • Health, dental and vision benefits
    • 401(k) with a company match
    • Both paid maternity time and paid paternity time
    • Dog-friendly Fridays
ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH: Rooster Teeth is a pioneering creative production studio responsible for award-winning online videos such as "Red vs. Blue," the longest-running web series in history; globally acclaimed animated series "RWBY;" comedy gamer series, "The Gauntlet;" comedy series "Rooster Teeth Shorts;" and "Immersion," a show that tests video game concepts in the real world. Rooster Teeth founded and operates "Achievement Hunter," the popular gaming website, and produces the award-winning "Rooster Teeth Podcast," voted Best Gaming Podcast at the 2013 Podcast Awards. With a dedicated worldwide fan community, Rooster Teeth created RTX, an annual gaming and Internet convention held in Austin, TX, which attracts tens of thousands of gamers, online video fans and Rooster Teeth community members from around the world. The Rooster Teeth YouTube channel became the 4th most viewed YouTube channel in the world (non-music) in 2013.  The Rooster Teeth multi-channel network has over 20 million YouTube subscribers and more than 5 billion views, and the Rooster Teeth website has 3 million unique monthly visitors with 1.8 million registered community members. Founded by Matt Hullum and Burnie Burns, Rooster Teeth is a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at http://www.roosterteeth.com.