#SGUnitedJobs Lead/Senior Product Manager, CODEX (Process)

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
    Middle Management
  • Contract type
    Full Time
  • Salary
    S$8000 - S$12000

Job Description

GovTech is seeking for a seasoned technical product manager to support the product architecture and management of CODEX (Core Operations Development Environment and xChange) platform. CODEX is a strategic national project and the CODEX platform presents a huge opportunity to rationalise and consolidate a federated agency hosting and infrastructure through modern cloud architecture implementation and the modernising of Government applications through adoption of agile development practices.

The role is expected to leverage and work closely with both product management and engineering teams to deliver the Singapore Tech Stack (SGTS) and Government Commercial cloud (GCC). Establish deep collaboration with the product development groups and play an active role in developing the product roadmap for CODEX. Particularly, this role will focus on institutionalising the product management process and practice within the CODEX group.

The incumbent is expected to keep abreast of latest product management methods and share best practice across the product management community beyond CODEX.

What to Expect:

  • Coach agile product development teams to incorporate new practices in their agile product development process
  • Coach and sharpen product team ability to think about the minimum viable product or platform
  • Conduct story sharing sessions to peer review stories to improve quality of story writing
  • Create and maintain a structured template to guide story creation meeting minimal requirements of observations, hypotheses, success criteria
  • Develop and educate on the innovation accounting methodology for delivered stories
  • Drive an experimental culture and scientific mindset within the team
  • Track and report the outcomes of new feature launches through innovation accounting methodology
  • Coach product team on analysing outcomes to yield new hypothesis or considerations of a pivot
  • Build a culture of continuous improvement and inspire team members through personal vision and following a scientific approach to innovation
  • Provide product process leadership in shortening the build-measure-learn cycle, and increasing the rate of validated learning
  • Keep abreast of product management practice and tools for sharing within the team and across the product management community
  • Be aware of the CODEX vision, sharing with key stakeholders the vision and drive adoption of the CODEX product with engineers and agencies stakeholders

The role offers a unique opportunity to create pathway for success for Singapore and its citizens and residents.

How to Succeed:

A proven product leader with a track record of building, leading and nurturing product teams to adopt design thinking or lean startup product mindset. Possess deep product management functional competence and strong acumen, with the ability to balance proactive, strategic thinking with crisp execution and delivery. Critical competencies required but are not limited to:

  • Degree in Computer Science/ Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in a coaching capacity for agile product management/development teams
  • Strong knowledge of the lean start up and/or design thinking product management methodology
  • Engaging communicator with experience in narrating and telling product stories
  • Strong experience with translating engaging product stories into scientific-oriented documentation (stories) for measured execution
  • Experience in launching MVPs, incremental small-batch product improvements and executing pivots
  • Business acumen to understand different business to customer models
  • Thorough and comprehensive in compiling and communicating product performance improvements based on product stories
  • Excellent analytical skills with broad knowledge of business and analytical tools and techniques
  • Familiarity with one or more product management methodology and the use of storyboard tools such as JIRA or trello
  • Plus if there is past experience in agile software development, including experience in some of the relevant areas such as CI/CD, Devops, Microservice, TDD/BDD, cloud computing

Closing on 17 Jun 2021