Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation

Description:

As a Junior Product Manager, you are the bridge between understanding business requirements (that is representing both the business interests and the end-user in the development of digital product), UI/UX design and software engineering, a crucial role. You are curious, learning current trends in software development and becoming better in representing the end-user and business during the conceptualization, development, and implementation of a digital product. We sit at the centre of business requirements, design, and software engineering to create digital products that work and are user-friendly. What matters is that we are supporting great ideas through technology.

What you lack in experience, you make up for with your drive. You have a head full of ideas and a heart full of courage. You see every assignment as an opportunity to showcase your considerable talent to make anything great.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Project initiation
    • Assist in gathering and refining business, data, and system requirements from business users, end-users and documenting those requirements in collaboration with developers and business analysts
    • Support product manager in gathering information for the development of new product strategies
    • Able to analyse issues/requirements and discussing with lead team members to assist in decision making process
  • Support the development and documentation of product specification
    • Assist product manager to gather information needed to define the various type of requirements (end user, business requirements, functional and non-functional requirements etc.)
    • Support the conceptualization and development of use case diagrams
    • Assist in the conceptualization, development and documentation of user stories with associated acceptance criteria from use case diagrams
    • Work with product manager to develop test plans and support the testing of new products using Azure testing tool kit
  • Support and assist the design activities of new and existing products
    • Lead the conceptualization and design of new user interfaces and user experience. This includes the development and documentation of sitemaps, information architecture, information assets, mock-ups and prototypes
    • Ensures that mock-ups and prototypes are tested, and feedback gathered and implemented
  • Support the UI/UX improvement of existing products
    • In collaboration with product manager, developers and business analysts, the junior product manager will design and implement user studies when required
    • Support the identification and documentation of usability issues and provide recommendation for improvement
    • Creates and/ or modifies products to adapt to changes in needs and requirements, with supervision.
    • Works closely with end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Support the product rollout activities
    • Support the conceptualization and development of rollout plans
    • In collaboration with developers, businesses analysts and team lead support product rollout activities
  • Collaborates with product owners, team leads and other software developers
  • Participates in the evolution of company level best practices, standards, and policies

Working Hours:

The Junior Product Manager will work a 35-hour working week full-time pattern. You will be expected to compete a timesheet to maintain a record of days’ work.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in Software Development or an equivalent of education and experience
  • Familiarity with at least three UI/UX tools is required
  • Basic knowledge of software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative Development, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of databases, including SQL
  • Familiarity with project management tools like Jira, Azure DevOps is required
  • Basic understanding of web mark-up, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Basic understanding of using data to drive decisions and data visualization
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Unit test and debugging skills
  • Understanding of code versioning tools (Git) is a plus
  • Fluent in English

To apply please, Email your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@dsti.gov.sl

To apply for this job Please send your CVs and cover letter to recruitment@dsti.gov.sl

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