Senior Product Developer (APAC)

Job description

ABOUT DECODED

We are Decoded and we make technology education human. We help some of the largest and most technologically progressive organizations in the world up-skill and inspire their employees through training programs and workshops. We democratize cutting-edge data skills, help transform traditional businesses into tech companies, and give our learners the skills and confidence to embrace the future of work.


OVERVIEW

Decoded is looking for a Senior Product Developer to join our APAC Product Team. This is a unique role blending subject matter expertise, instructional design, content creation and teaching. You will be part of a team responsible for creating and delivering world-class educational content on the latest emerging technology.

The two products you will be working on are our Mindset and Skillset programs which help build data and digital acumen across our clients.

Our Mindset program demystifies the world of emerging technology from cybersecurity to data ethics for digital leaders. Through storytelling, we break down the origins of these topics from a human perspective, while building up literacy around terminology and how those techniques apply to the business world.

Our Skillset program is our global accelerated technical skills development program, focusing on modern data science and machine learning as well as traditional data analytics. Content covered includes various feature engineering techniques, classical as well as deep machine learning algorithms and applied data science techniques to real-world problems, in a business context.


SPECIFIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES


As a Senior Product Developer, you will work in small, cross-functional teams to solve problems identified and prioritised by the business. You are accountable for:

1. Teaching Decoded workshops
Delivering excellent, interactive sessions (virtual/in person) to Decoded learners to Decoded learners (~2 days per week)
Maintaining a balance of 70% external delivery to 30% development and LXD work
Focus on enhancing your skills as a Mindset facilitator


2. Program product development
Creating world-class educational content and interactive assets for professionals
Integrating cutting-edge industry-relevant technology practices
Focus on enhancing skills as a curriculum developer and learning designer
Module ownership of Decoded product content


3. Upholding product excellence
Assisting with the delivery of Decoded teacher training
Development of other Decoded teaching material and internal tools where necessary

Decoded is growing rapidly and changing all the time. Whatever you start within your first quarter, it is likely that you will work on a combination of projects over time.


Requirements

WHO ARE YOU?

Our Product Developers are a community of technology and data science enthusiasts. Our learners love the Decoded team for their blend of science and humanity, combining technical expertise and a passion for education.

Our Product Developers have backgrounds ranging from Theoretical Physics to Clinical Psychology with experience ranging from secondary school teaching to academic research. They have applied their skills within academic and business settings, and whatever their background, they are all:

  • Goal-oriented, go-getters with 3-5 years of work experience (postgraduate education counts!)

  • Graduates in a quantitative field, or have comparable work experience (mathematics, physics, finance, engineering...)

  • Confident and engaging communicators

  • Experienced in coding in a high-level language such as Javascript, Python or R

  • Experienced with Git version control

  • Unfazed by the challenge of learning new programming languages and data analysis techniques

  • Interested in different business industries, particularly financial, retail, government, and manufacturing

  • Passionate about data, technology, and storytelling

  • Excited by helping people solve their own business problems, big and small

  • Self-motivated, take initiative within a small tight-knit team, and like nothing better than getting things done.

  • Constant curiosity and proactive research into new learning technology and design ideas

  • Preference for Hong Kong-based and open to working across time zones when there are operations needs 


Although not strictly necessary, it's a big bonus if you are:

  • Experienced in web app development

  • Experienced in fundamentals of computer science and cybersecurity

  • Experienced with RESTful APIs and cloud technologies

  • Experienced in teaching at any level

  • Experienced in line management

  • Familiarity with digital and technology landscape across APAC regions

  • Fluent in Cantonese and/or Mandarin

SKILLS & BEHAVIOURS

Your performance will be measured by and driven by a mindset built on:

  • Striving for excellence in everything you do. You don’t accept mediocrity in yourself or the team around you.

  • Building brilliant, collaborative, and productive relationships with colleagues and partners alike.

  • Solving problems elegantly and creatively: “find a way or make a way”.

  • Taking accountability for your own success, and the success of others.


TEAM & REPORTING STRUCTURE

This role will report to the Global Product Director, working closely with the APAC team across various products and projects.