Big Data Analyst at Arrow Electronics, Inc. (Greater Denver Area, CO)

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The tension between possibility and practicality is what we resolve. At Arrow, we’ve come full circle— from being a parts supplier at the physical heart of the radio business to being a global partner in the ongoing transformation of the most complex and exciting business on the planet. We are visionaries. Innovators. Mentors. In order to thrive and survive in today’s marketplace, we anticipate what will come tomorrow for our forward-thinking partners.

Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

We are a Fortune 150 company with over 17,000 employees globally. Headquartered in beautiful Denver, Colorado, with offices worldwide.

Five Years Out is a community of builders, designers, engineers and imaginers who navigate the path between possibility and practicality. Creating the future of everything from coffee makers to cars. Are you one of them? Then you're working with us.

 

Big Data Analyst

Currently, we have an excellent opportunity for a Big Data Analyst in our Englewood, CO and Golden, CO offices.

As a member of the Big Data team, you will set the standard of Arrow’s future decision-making.  By providing the ability for technology and data to drive business initiatives, you enable Arrow to be Five Years Out – working in the future of electronics.  You will drive creative solutions that optimize our insight into all things electronics, helping us achieve goals that were previously thought unattainable.

The Big Data team works with a startup mindset, but with the resources and financial backing of a Fortune 150 company.  We are looking for exceptional individuals who are creative, nimble, and have a healthy disregard for remaining at the “status quo.”

The ideal candidate will be a quick learner who wishes to add value to the business through technology and innovation.  Success in this role is defined as simultaneously being an analyst and a developer who uses data to discover novel insights that drive business excellence.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize, create and analyze large-scale data sets
  • Determine the right technology tools to use in order to influence business challenges
  • Perform “what if” analyses and question existing assumptions and processes
  • Identify competitive advantages
  • Communicate your recommendations to both business and IT leaders 
QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Enjoys data, performing data studies and discovering new data sources (or new uses for existing data sources)
    • Strong business acumen
    • Inquisitive with the ability to stare at data and spot trends
    • Thinks in data models, ELT/ETL and algorithms
    • Proficiency in MySQL
    • Hands-on experience with Hadoop, Map/Reduce, R or Python is required.  Java and Javascript are a big plus.
    • Deep understanding of time series analysis and regression analysis
    • Experience with modeling tools such as Weka and Knime
    • Prefers command line to clicking.
    • Conversant in Linux or OS X
    • PaaS and IaaS experience is a plus
    • Experience with data visualization and reporting methods and tools
    • Familiarity implementing machine learning
    • The ideal candidate has a working knowledge of pricing, inventory, electronics or high-tech
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with business leaders to align with strategic goals

     

    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.
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    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

    At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package. We want our employees to thrive physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. We offer various programs which help you build your wellbeing and health.

    •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
    •Talent Growth Opportunities
    •Casual Work Environment

    Culture
    Volunteer in local community
    Partners with Nonprofits
    Friends outside of work
    Eat lunch together
    Intracompany committees
    Open door policy
    Team owned deliverables
    Team based strategic planning
    Group brainstorming sessions
    Diversity
    Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
    Highly diverse management team
    At Arrow, we embrace inclusion and diversity as catalysts for innovation and we are fully committed to equal opportunities for all.
    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
    Mental Health Benefits
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K)
    401(K) Matching
    Performance Bonus
    Match charitable contributions
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Child Care Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Remote Work Program
    Family Medical Leave
    Company sponsored family events
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Generous PTO
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Days
    Perks & Discounts
    Casual Dress
    Commuter Benefits
    Game Room
    Stocked Kitchen
    Parking
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
    Diversity Program
    Lunch and learns
    Cross functional training encouraged
    Promote from within
    Mentorship program
    Customized development tracks

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