Arrow Electronics Business Analyst I in Denver, Colorado
Business Analyst I
Summary: Our newest Business Analyst (BA) team member will help guide our eCommerce web presence development as a member of the product delivery and development team. This includes gathering and understanding business strategy & needs then identifying how best to meet those needs through software development. The BA will facilitate discussions and act as a relationship manager between business and IT teams- maintaining the project queue, work prioritization, and requirements for the application and end-user operation. This role will analyze, validate and document business and system requirements through research and fact-finding combined with a basic understanding of applicable business processes, systems, and industry trends. The BA will utilize the Agile methodology to carry out their responsibilities. Imagine building the foundations for multi-lingual, multi-currency ecommerce websites that support global business for customers from all over the world. Our team is highly energetic, collaborative, and passionate about our work. We pride ourselves on adherence to Agile programming methodologies, resulting in well-functioning processes that consistently deliver on-time, on-target releases while minimizing unnecessary meetings and busywork. We mix up responsibilities, never allowing our team members to become siloed, and are always exploring the latest technologies. We're looking for a team member who wants to work hard, find innovative solutions, and see results in real-world applications. Responsibilities Learn and understand current business operations, how they interact with the application, and where best to improve upon them through development. Work with Product Owners to understand the business need behind stories and create technical refinements for delivery to software web developers. Work with QA to validate that intent of the stories was accurately developed and work with developers to remediate any misunderstandings. Leverage prior experience with website development projects to learn the ins and outs of www.arrow.com including, for example, the dependencies on various web services it takes to construct each web page. Help maintain the software product backlog and prioritize it based on ROI and business demands. Communicate significant changes to the website with the appropriate stakeholders before, during and after release. Identify and resolve gaps between new and existing business processes and applications. Work with team members and stakeholders across the country and around the world. Alert the PO & business teams if development begins to fall behind forecasts. Forecast impediments to sprint completion during planning to mitigate risk and set realistic expectations. Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications 3-8 years of Business Analyst, Quality Assurance Tester, Product Owner, or similar experience Good planning and time management skills Understanding of, and experience with the SDLC Solid understanding of website communication mechanisms including HTTP, REST Experience with tools such as Fiddler, Postman, Chrome Developer Tools, etc. Experience using JIRA & Confluence Proven experience in problem solving, dealing with ambiguity, and organizational agility Ability to effectively communicate with end users, peers, and management how the software application can assist in supporting their needs Effective in cross-department collaboration Must be customer and end-user focused Must be a problem solver Must be detail oriented Preferred Agile & Scrum methodology experience Project Management experience Experience working as a developer in .Net, SQL, Java, or similar Experience in eCommerce Experience working on international projects Experience in Project Management What is in it for you? Training Skills development Performance coaching Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more. Community involvement opportunities FUNCTION:IT At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy. Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage including health and welfare, retirement, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family. Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology. Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year. http://benefits.arrow.com EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. .
Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.
We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.
The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.
Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.