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Digital Media
Hearst Autos, Inc
1900286 Requisition #
Hearst Autos is looking for a Scrum Master who is passionate about coaching teams and evangelizing Scrum and Agile Principles throughout our digital automotive product development teams and often across the company.

Our teams adhere to the Scrum framework at its core, including all roles and ceremonies. 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. You are a strong communicator who enjoys the daily challenge of partnering to make our teams and processes better and better.

Hearst Autos encompasses beloved digital properties and experiential tools across a wide breadth of automotive and lifestyle brands from Car and Driver and Road & Track to Good Housekeeping and Popular Mechanics along with a long list of premier partners in the automotive space.

We’re a team of smart and driven folks who like what we do and enjoy coming together on projects that are helping to push Hearst forward. It’s a really exciting time here as we establish a fully scalable platform to meet the needs of our users, editors, and distribution channels around the world.


Act as Scrum Master for multiple teams, providing a learning environment to deliver business value
Develop a deep understanding of our products and vision to help guide our team
Challenge, coach, and guide the organization using agile and lean principles
Emphasize code quality through small, focused user stories; assist teams with a hands-on servant leader approach from inception to delivery of our work
Ability to utilize agile methods in a flexible manner that often includes project management, adapting to the specific needs of the organization (which can include hard deadlines/fixed dates at times), and creatively problem solving
Experiment with and integrate processes and tools that encourage continuous improvement
Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback


BS/BA or greater
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master
Knowledge of Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban, and other Agile development techniques
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Comfort with ticketing tools such as JIRA
Experience with large-scale application development
Track record executing in a fast-paced, evolving environment
Well versed in Design Thinking principles
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple deliverables and projects at once, sticking to deadlines
Highly collaborative with the ability to inspire others and push through barriers

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About Hearst Autos

We are the only full-service consultative resource for connecting automotive marketers with consumers from inspiration to purchase.

Hearst Autos brings together the enthusiast credibility of Car and Driver and Road & Track, the performance-driven scale of Jumpstart’s exclusive portfolio of 12 in-market sites, and the far-reaching consumer connectivity of Hearst’s 22 industry-leading brands.

By taking a consumer-centric approach, we offer manufacturers and dealers custom solutions rooted in extensive shopper data, editorial perspective, and powerful storytelling from our creative shop, the blend line.

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