Scrum Master

| Greater Denver Area

Job Description:

Summary:

A ScrumMaster in Arrow’s eCommerce division will have the opportunity to promote continuous transformation from within one or more Agile teams. We rely on our Agile practices to ensure delivery of quality functionality and uncompromising value to our eCommerce customers. The position of ScrumMaster is integral to the success of our eCommerce presence. Arrow’s eCommerce presence not only provide shopping access to over 300 million searchable products, highly interactive design tools, and live access to specialists, but also keeps pace with the demand for the Internet of Things. By 2020, there will be an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the internet.

You will regularly reach into your Agile tool bag and pull out solutions to increase the effectiveness of team performance, adaptive planning, problem detection/resolution, and value-driven delivery. Furthermore, you are someone who can recognize and promote self-organization, valuable and actionable feedback, critical pivots, and stakeholder collaboration.

Our team is highly energetic, collaborative, and passionate about our work. We pride ourselves on our adherence to Agile development methodologies, resulting in malleable processes that consistently deliver value while minimizing unnecessary meetings and busywork. By sharing responsibilities, Agile team members contribute by exercising their strengths and are always exploring the latest processes and methodologies. We’re looking for a team member who wants to work hard to continuously improve the quality, effectiveness, and value of our product, our process, and our team.

Responsibilities:
Encourage the application of Agile principles and culture, leading by example
Facilitate Agile ceremonies through preparation, moderation, and post-processing
Emphasize value-driven delivery from a neutral place seeking to optimize the use of all available resources
Coach and educate others so that they may effectively strive to realize the promises of Agile development
Encourage the adoption and implementation of process improvements guided by Agile principles
Define and practice non-intrusive methods for measuring productivity and forecasting project deliverables
Determine and appropriately disseminate team performance information
Coordinate the resolution of impediments across organizational boundaries
Facilitate cross-team collaboration for multi-system projects that require tight coordination
Proactively identify blockers/risks to project success and drive their resolutions
Lead in communication & build a culture of understanding & transparency
Make a difference

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
5+ years’ relevant experience in a comparable software development environment
Solid working experience in Agile development methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, etc.
3 years’ experience working to either grow an Agile culture from inception or to transform a culture into Agile
Ability to maintain a high level of effective communication between onsite and virtual teams.
A passion for making certain your team achieves their goals and enjoying a unified sense of accomplishment
Demonstrated communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
Expert ability in moderating and facilitating group functions
Expertise in Agile tools, both physical and virtual
Story mapping, story splitting, backlog re-ordering, release planning, etc.
Conflict resolution and team formation skills
Demonstrated self-management and personal accountability

Preferred Skills:
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) or Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
Experience or certification with SAFe

Project Management experience
Jira and other Atlassian software development tools

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.
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Location

Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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