Arrow Electronics Business Analyst (Cloud Product Management) in Paris, France

Position:

Business Analyst (Cloud Product Management)

Job Description:

About the job:

You will join the Cloud R&D team made up of around 50 engineers working in a startup spirit and driven by a Devops culture . On a daily basis you will interact with vendors, customers , and Arrow Cloud Business Units in different countries to enhance and develop our cloud service platform - ArrowSphere.

ArrowSphere is a single point of entry to cloud solutions. A single platform to search leading cloud products, build IaaS, PaaS & SaaS solutions. To learn more check out this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he1PaHeGW2s

Your role will be to manage our major suppliers , evaluate their roadmap from a technical and functional point of view to identify its impact on ArrowSphere . Among your tasks, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality of vendor data on our platform and providing visions and innovations to implement on the ArrowSphere in order to stay ahead of our competitors.

This role will take you to manage the following tasks:

  • Market analysis

  • Participating in product design and definition

  • Participating in the development of the roadmap by proposing a vision

  • Defining the needs

  • Helping identify and analyze incidents / malfunctions following the implementation of new features.

  • Setting up and using reporting tools for feedback

  • Collecting information to evolve the technological environment or software features in our Business Units and / or our customers

Who are we looking for?

It would be common for a suitable candidate to have a degree, this is likely to be in Engineering or Commerce however other related fields are also acceptable. We are looking for experienced professional with solid background in technical product management and excellent written and spoken communication skills in English . We are also looking for people who are naturally empathetic , eager to share their ideas and determined to solve problems , so analytical skills and a attention to detail are also desired.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Degree in Commerce and / or Engineering.

  • At least 5 years of experience in similar role.

  • Experience in technical product management .

  • Able to analyze functional needs and requirements from technical point of view.

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.

  • Interest in Microsoft cloud technologies .

  • Knowledge of tools: JIRA .

  • Knowledge of web technologies or / and MySQL is a plus.

  • Knowledge of scrum and/or continuous deployment approach.

  • Previous experience with projects related to B2B platforms will be an asset.

What’s in it for you?

  • Possibility to cooperate with the world's largest Cloud service providers

  • Regular interaction with more than 20 countries

  • Autonomy and ability to drive key features of the roadmap

  • Great work conditions in a nice startup spirit but inside a large worldwide group

Location:

Paris (Courbevoie)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.