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Arrow Electronics Product Owner in Newmarket, United Kingdom

Position: Product Owner

Job Description:

We are currently hiring for a talented Product Owner to join a leading Fortune 500 (#109) IT company.

You’ll be joining the company at an exciting time as due to an acquisition strategy, are currently in the process of IT transformation with a focus on improving technology, converting legacy applications, and enhancing user experience.

The Product Owner will be responsible for maintaining the roadmap of application development activities for a variety of systems to support our business and customers.

Based close to Cambridge, you’ll enjoy company benefits such as a private health cover, pension plan, gym discounts and Tastecard amongst others.

Key Responsibilities :

  • The ability to act as the key point of contact between the business & development team

  • Gather requirements and produce user stories with well-defined acceptance criteria

  • Groom and prioritise the product backlog

  • The ability to communicate and manage expectations with stakeholders, ensuring priorities are visible to the team

  • Set sprint goals and define overall product vision

  • Plan releases and upgrades

Interpersonal :

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Accuracy & attention to detail

  • Establishes effective working relationships at all levels

  • Strives for excellence and highly motivational to get the best from the team

Key skills should include :

  • Minimum 3 years within a Product Owner role

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

Desirable skills and experience in:

  • Product Owner certification

  • Quality Assurance and testing

  • Functional consultant experience

  • Business analyst experience

  • MS Dynamics AX

  • Azure DevOps toolset experience (Backlog & Pipelines)

  • Design Mocups

Location: Newmarket, Suffolk

Time Type: Full time

Job Category: Information Technology

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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. As a Fortune 113 company with more than 20,100 employees, serving over 80 countries, and 2018 sales of nearly $30 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.

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