Scrum Master/Project Lead, HuffPost
Oath Inc
Taipei City Ruiguang Rd, ..., TW
11天前

HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation.

The site launched its first international edition in May 2011.

HuffPost is looking for an experienced Project Lead / Scrum Master to support multiple engineering teams building products for one of the leading digital news publishers in the world.

As Project Lead / Scrum Master, you will play a key role in bringing an ambitious product roadmap to life and improving workflows for distributed engineering teams working on front-

end web and mobile products, editorial tools and backend systems. You will be expected to work with a mix of both Agile and Kanban methodologies to optimize the efficiency of each team and reduce friction among product, design and engineering partners wherever possible.

In addition to the specific responsibilities listed below, you will be empowered to find creative approaches to resolving inefficiencies, always with the goal of delivering value to our readers.

About Oath News

Take Yahoo and AOL, fuse them and you get a media and technology company operating at massive global scale. It takes powerful technology to connect our combined media brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion.

Nearly half of Oath’s employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. And we’re only getting bigger.

Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business and the world.

Want in? Millions of people visit the Yahoo homepage for news, sports, finance, email, and more.

Oath News is the largest digital news organization in the world (via comScore). It’s the first part of the news daily habit for more people than any other platform across web, mobile and a variety of other experiences.

Within Oath News, the Newsroom app team is looking for a dynamic and energetic product leader to help chart the course for our future and bring delight and amazement to the millions of people who use our app every day.

About HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post)

HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation.

The site has more than 10,000 bloggers from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts who contribute in real-

time on the subjects they are most passionate about. HuffPost has editions in the UK, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Korea, India, Brazil and more scheduled to launch in the coming months.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as scrum master to ensure teams are working efficiently toward daily goals. Lead sprint planning and grooming sessions and coordinate long-
  • term planning across teams to ensure dependencies are accounted for.

  • Coordinate with product, design, analytics, international and business development teams to ensure all assets and requirements are complete before being passed to engineering.
  • Write and manage user stories and ensure Jira tickets are properly scoped for engineers.
  • Facilitate the development of project plans and be an advocate for best practices in integration approach and architecture.
  • Help coordinate multiple release schedules and launch calendars for reader-facing projects across platforms.
  • Continually re-assess timelines and resource allocations by balancing dependencies such as new feature requests, bug fixes, and resource contention across all teams.
  • Identify areas where processes can be improved and champion the development of tools meant to improve efficiency and reader satisfaction.

    Qualifications

  • Significant design and / or web development experience, and have an understanding of the fundamentals of computing and what it takes to build tech products.
  • Knowledge of software engineering processes, tools (e.g. : programming proficiency in a language, methods, test development, support, algorithms and data structure)
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed systems, and UNIX / Linux environments
  • Familiarity with project management software such as Jira.
  • Familiarity with analytics platforms such as Parse.ly, Google Analytics or BigQuery, as well as a knowledge of the architecture of analytics tagging.
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills to keep stakeholders informed and represent the interests of the product team in cross-functional meetings.
  • Must be self-organized, detail-oriented, analytical, and a critical thinker who is not afraid to speak up when you see an issue that needs resolution.
  • Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

    Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment.

    Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.

    Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site.

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