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Scrum Master

Oriental Trading Company, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description

Scrum Master

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Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate decision-making, issue resolution and consensus among the team members and dependent teams.
  • Lead the scrum and teams in self-organization and help them identify and fill in blanks in the agile framework.
  • Create a motivational, transparent, collaborative, fun, and trustful environment where teams can work efficiently and deliver high-quality products quickly.
  • Act as a Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) in agile methodology and techniques; and provide coaching to other team members in order to advance their scrum maturity.
  • Evaluate processes and procedures; identify and capitalize on opportunities for improvement.
  • Abide by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company.
  • Maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  • Must be able to attend face to face meetings on short or little advance notice.
  • Work requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors.
  • Monitor project progress and resolve any impediments.
  • Prepare and present reports to be presented to management on progress, successes and failures.

Here’s what you need to join the fun:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.
  • Certification is preferred (CSM or ACP)
  • Minimum three years of experience as a Scrum Master, preferably with a web development team.
  • Thorough knowledge of Scrum principles, practice, and theory
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques
  • Knowledge of team empowerment principles
  • Proficient in English (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of other agile approaches and philosophies (Kanban, Lean Thinking, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the Jira toolset in an agile environment.


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All work and no play just isn’t our style. Join us today! 

Oriental Trading Company, a Berkshire Hathaway Company  ( is the nation’s leading direct marketer of value-priced novelties, toys and party supplies and welcomes talented, motivated people who want to build a meaningful career and Make The World More Fun!

Oriental Trading Company is the nation's largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, school supplies, toys and novelties. Recognized as one of the Top 20 Internet Retailers based on customer satisfaction, Oriental Trading offers over 40,000 products to consumers, educators, businesses and non-profit organizations. Oriental Trading employs approximately 1,600 employees and makes the world more fun with items ranging from pink flamingos and wedding favors to holiday decorations, educational games and crafts. In 2013, Oriental Trading acquired MindWare, an award-winning creator and manufacturer of educational toys and in 2014, acquired SmileMakers, the leader in patient giveaways and practice promotion products. Oriental Trading is a Berkshire Hathaway company. 


Job Details

Date Posted February 11, 2020
Date Closes February 26, 2020
Requisition SCRUM02058
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00