Junior Product Analyst

Team: Product

Location: Sydney, Australia

PLAYGROUND XYZ are a mobile advertising technology business with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, London, Singapore, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. Our mission is to build scalable, amazing mobile ad formats that work harder and perform better.

We're a young, fast growing business with every major agency group and most of the big publishers using our technology. We have a small but strong team of experts with an unrelenting focus on quality products and tech.

Our ad formats are now being used top 100 brands like Coca-Cola, BMW, Lego, Disney, Mercedes, Pepsi, Roadshow, Spotify, GoPro, McDonald's, Nike and so on.

We've won the coveted 'Marketing Technology Company of the Year' awards from both B&T and Mumbrella and most recently came in as the highest ranked Ad Tech Co in the AU Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.

We're a passionate, enthusiastic team who are genuinely spending our days doing what we love the most - creating new disruptive technologies and products for big brands and publishers.

Find our more about us here: https://vimeo.com/263974272/83d541baa3

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Job type: Full time
  • Location: Sydney (HQ)
  • Supervisor/manager: Product Owner - Apps

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

A superstar problem solver with a knack for taking complicated issues and wrangling them into something manageable. Your organisation skills are second to none, and you love finding new ways to keep your ducks in a row.

To keep your stakeholders and users informed, you’ll be an a-class communicator with a deep bag of tricks for conveying complex concepts and thinking.

You’ll be technically minded and have a passion for (and ideally experience with) technology and software development. You may not have a huge amount of hands on experience in the product world but you’re hungry to learn and ready to get your hands dirty!

BONUS POINTS IF YOU:

  • have worked in, or have knowledge of product, digital marketing or agile software development;
  • have experience working in mobile app development;
  • have experience testing software products.

The sky’s the limit in this role and for the right person this is an opportunity to kick-start a fantastic career in product.

THE PERKS:

  • The opportunity to ride a rocket ship. You’ll play a pivotal part in a start-up during its 'scale up', global expansion phase by supporting the delivery of game-changing new products.
  • An amazing company culture, driven by passionate people who love their work, but also love to have FUN!
  • The opportunity to work with some cutting edge technologies, think machine learning, Google Cloud Platform, AWS.
  • Career progression galore. The company is growing at a crazy rate and you will be too!
  • A competitive salary package and share options.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Supporting Product Managers with requirements gathering, workshops, user research, documentation and managing development cycles.
  • Leading our testing and QA process by writing test plans, test cases, tracking bugs & issues and helping to make sure the right things get fixed!
  • Building a deep understanding of our business, products, users and how they all fit together.
  • Bringing your own thinking and ideas to the role, improving processes and generally making life easier for the wider product/tech team!

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Business, Engineering or similar
  • Role only available to people holding an AUS Residency

TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you, then send us through your CV and a cover letter to jobs-au@playgroundxyz.com explaining why you’re the superstar we need. We are a personable bunch so make sure your application is too!