DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 18-Jun-2018 to 21-Aug-2018 (MST)
  • Technology
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full Time

Deseret Digital Media (DDM) is seeking a junior to mid level Scrum Master.

DDM is committed to agile software development practices. Our scrum masters get to work with a variety of projects and teams. We're looking for someone who has experience with scrum and other common agile practices and who is passionate about continuous improvement.

Scrum teams at DDM vary in size, technologies, agile maturity and challenges. In each case scrum masters at DDM are empowered by senior management and need to have strong focus on:

  • Coaching scrum team members and stakeholders
  • Recognizing, removing and avoiding impediments
  • Reflecting on how to become more effective
  • Conflict management and communication facilitation



  • Current Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification (or must be obtained within 90 days of employment)
  • Experience as a ScrumMaster or like skills, developer and/or product owner
  • Understanding of scrum roles, artifacts, events and values
  • Ability to develop organizational clout
  • Familiarity with common agile software development practices
  • Passion for continuous improvement and learning
  • Able to foster an open & collaborative work environment
  • Situational awareness skills to identify potential impediments, bottlenecks and issues on scrum teams
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in business, behavioral sciences, technology or other relevant field
  • Nurture personal responsibility and extreme ownership on scrum teams
  • A servant leader
  • An attitude of transparency


Not required but preferred:

  • Have analytics and web software experience
  • Have experience in more than one scrum role
  • Experience with distributed teams
  • Understands iterative development


About DDM
DDM is part of Deseret Media Companies, which also owns and operates radio stations, a television station, digital media properties and Utah's longest-running newspaper. DDM manages the online properties including KSL.com, DeseretNews.com and Utah.com. The sites collectively reach over tens of millions of unique users and over 350 million page-views each month. As a mission-driven business owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, DDM aligns its actions to honor its owner and demonstrate the value of its products to users.


DDM is growing at a rapid pace and has attracted incredible talent thanks to its ambitious and values-driven mission: "To be trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide."


Why DDM?
In addition to all the standard things that happen to be great at DDM (like competitive wages, opportunity for growth and advancement, stability, and great benefits)...

  • We care about our contribution to the world. We not only care about the health of the business, we care about our impact on other humans. It's right in our mission statement more than once.
  • We take work/life balance seriously. No, really. We do. We care about what we do and we expect the work to get done on time, but we know there are vitally important things about your life outside of work, and we want you to take those things just as seriously.
  • Exceptional benefits, contributing 401(k) and retirement plan.


This job is a great opportunity for a performance-driven, detail-oriented individual interested in a dynamic and growing organization. He or she should also be motivated by the organization's broader mission and be able to develop relationships with all members of the team. If this sounds like you, submit your resume today.

Deseret Digital Media is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

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