Senior Scrum Master

MBC Group


Ref: LP104-251

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Key responsibilities and accountabilities
• Facilitating and leading main agile events, to ensure regular progress (sprint planning, retro, daily and Demo), as well as backlog sizing and planning.
• Ensure setting the definition of Minimal Viable Product (MVP) for each feature along
with Product Owner and Scrum Team, as well as the definition of done (DoD).
• Avoid/Remove impediments preventing development progress.
• Helping the product owner maintain the product backlog in a way that ensures the needed work is well understood so the team can continually make forward progress.
• Protecting the team from outside interruptions and distractions.
• Handling and facilitating communications and reporting.
• Coaching the team, within the Scrum principles, in order to deliver high-quality features for its product.


• Previous experience in Software development whether frontend or backend.
• Experience working in Software development house, at least 5+ years.
• Experience working as a Scrum Master, at least 3-5 years.
• Excellent communication skills, knows how to maintain relationships within different mentalities.
• Self-starter and hands-on type of persons.
• Team player, transparent and can handle pressure.
• Preferably a bachelor degree in Information Technology, Information Technology Communication, Software Engineering or similar.
• An Agile certificate is not a must, but would be an advantage. E.g. Scrum Master
• Certificate (CSM, PSM, PMI-ACP), or Product Management Certificate (CSPO, PSPO,...etc).

About the Company

MBC GROUP is the largest media company in the Middle East & North Africa region that enriches people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. In 2002, nearly a decade after the launch of MBC1 in London, in 1991, MBC GROUP moved its headquarters to Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates.

Today, MBC GROUP includes over 17 leading TV channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment); MBC2 & MBC MAX (24-hour western movies); MBC3 (children’s edutainment with a mix of both local productions and western acquisitions); MBC4 (entertainment for young families with a female-focus); MBC ACTION (an indigenous adrenaline-packed channel targeting young males with local and homegrown productions); MBC VARIETY (Western films and general entertainment with uninterrupted broadcasting); MBC DRAMA (24/7 Arabic drama) & MBC+ DRAMA (a joint pay-TV channel between MBC and OSN); MBC PERSIA (general family entertainment dubbed and subtitled in Farsi); WANASAH (24-hour Arabic music channel); MBC MASR & MBC MASR2 (general family entertainment geared towards the Egyptian family); MBC BOLLYWOOD (delivering the freshest in Bollywood content geared towards the region via an Arabized interface); MBC USA (on “Dish Network” in the US); MBC IRAQ (a premium channel aimed at the entire Iraqi family), MBC5 (new satellite channel dedicated to the Maghreb); all of them benefit from MBC STUDIOS which produces the region’s most compelling premium content for cinema, television and on-demand platforms. MBC GROUP also includes two FM radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music) and Panorama FM (contemporary Arabic hit music).

Furthermore, part of MBC GROUP is Shahid and its premium subscription-based service Shahid VIP, the world’s leading Arabic streaming platform, home to highly rated original productions from the Arab world, a wide range of exclusive movies and premieres, as well as the top watched live Arab TV channels.

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