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Scrum Master

National Indemnity Company Omaha, NE

Job Description


NICO National Indemnity Company

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.

We have an immediate opening in Omaha, Nebraska for an experienced Scrum Master to join our team.  This dynamic individual will be facilitating one or more technology product delivery teams assisting in bringing new products to market and/or maintaining product health through feature enhancements and code improvements. 

They will assist in empowering delivery teams to be high performing, delivering business value through their development and execution of work activities, and facilitate initiatives of varying complexity from initiation through release, providing oversight to ensure alignment with Agile Scrum and/or Kanban practices.  They will remove impediments to delivery through the proactive management of external dependencies, team problem solving and the development of new solutions or approaches to ongoing challenges.

If you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment and are looking for a highly talented team with a thirst for knowledge and continuous improvement, let's connect!

Required Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Knowledge of software development practices and procedures
  • Experience working in application lifecycle management tools such as Microsoft Azure DevOps, JIRA, or Rally
  • 3-5 years related work experience
  • 2+ years as a Scrum Master

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Experience with business analysis or project management
  • Familiarity with continuous delivery and continuous integration
  • Insurance industry and product knowledge


  • Strong team facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to explain and defend a view point and persuade others to a defined position
  • Ability to prioritize work objectives and goals


  • Learn quickly
  • Work independently
  • Work well with others
  • Work with remote team members
  • Respond well to demands on time and resources
  • Identify problems and make decisions, train personnel, and organize workflow
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Delegate, plan, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Design and use computer programs to analyze data

A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.

Job Details

Date Posted May 22, 2020
Date Closes June 21, 2020
Requisition R10243
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Product Management Operations and Business Analysis
SOC Category 00-0000.00