Careers

Solution Analyst

What we are looking for

 

Someone who can collaborate with stakeholders to develop strategic solutions that would drive digital transformation within SmartCity Framework. You will seek opportunities to evangelize digital transformation with senior stakeholders such as Mayor, State Secretary and Exco.

 

You will also frame issues based on quantitative research, develop hypothesis and models to articulate possible solutions. Lead product management by driving adoption of delivered solutions and tracking user experience and metrics. To do this you need to articulate business requirements and translate into conceptual design of systems, develop functional specifications for product design and development. Finally, build data pipelines for analytics and modelling.

 

We expect you to be fluent in verbal and written Bahasa Malaysia and English. Experience in change management or digital transformation, ideally 5 to 7 years’ business consulting, solution architecture and design.

 

To be successful, you will need strong organization leadership and program and project management skills. Comfortable with presenting complex ideas to public audience.

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

Director/Manager, Digital Transformation

What we are looking for

 

An engaging and motivated person who is able to build and maintain communities across a variety of interest and demographic groups. Use a fresh approach to community building which results in entrepreneurship and civic engagement; with an emphasis on developing and adoption of digital technologies.

 

Responsibilities include:
– Manage and work directly with volunteers and individuals in community groups
– Curate and execute events, programs and activities appropriate with the goals of each community groups
– Build community lifecycle journeys

 

This role requires you to be fluent in verbal and written Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin. English and Tamil nice to have.

 

To be successful, you will need strong intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving skills, responsive and responsible. Confident and comfortable to engage with a variety of demographic and interest groups. Any relevant experience in managing large groups of volunteers, free-lancers or similar type roles would be great.

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

Full Stack Developer

What we are looking for

An experienced full-stack developer to join our growing team of technologists. We are a newly formed State government agency tasked to accelerate efforts towards a digital economy and society. In this digital transformation journey, there are many interesting and innovative projects to engage civil society as well as enterprises to drive digital adoption and create a confident experience.

 

The hire will be responsible for the designing user interactions on websites, developing servers and databases for website functionality and coding for mobile platforms.  The hire must be a self-directed creative problem solver eager to learn and grow.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Design and develop client-side and server-side architecture
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software

 

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software/computer engineering, applied mathematics
  • Fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and English
  • 1-3 years’ experience in similar role; Past participation in hackathons an advantage
  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role
  • Experience developing desktop and mobile applications
  • Familiarity with common stacks
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design
  • Must be hands-on in rapid prototyping, testing and troubleshooting
  • Strong desire to learn a multitude of technologies and programming languages with a growth mindset
  • Experience in various software development methodologies agile, scrum, OOA/D
  • Strong project management, organizational and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving skills, responsive and responsible
  • Positive can-do attitude, adaptable to change

 

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

UI / UX Designer

What we are looking for

 

  • Demonstrable UI UX design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively Up-to-date with the latest UI UX trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Designing apps that respond to the natural human thought process
  • Knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript or Low Code platforms would be great
  • Diploma or degree in Art, Graphic Design or relevant portfolio
  • Fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and English;
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving skills, responsive and responsible

 

Don’t check all the boxes above? Let us know how you can be a value to the team and we will reach out to you.

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

Executive, Digital Transformation – Startup Ecosystem

What we are looking for

A self-initiated Executive with an entrepreneurial mindset to join our growing team. The Executive will assist with curating, planning and executing a variety of programmes targeted at building the startup ecosystem in Penang as well as driving Industry4.0 technology adoption among local enterprises.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist and supporting in the execution of a variety of programs for SMEs and Startups as assigned. Day-to-day aspects includes preparing presentation slides, meeting with potential investors and clients, pitching and presenting ideas, venue and logistics preparations.
  • Monitor and research current news and related trends to produce content that will be beneficial for SMEs and Startups. These may include a collation of available grants, Industry4.0 technology trends and company profiling.
  • Supporting in generating and maintaining relationships with various companies, organisations and project partners that are relevant to develop programs to address digital transformation and startup ecosystem building
  • Design and draft related documents for the execution of a programme such as judging sheet, selection criteria, programme summary and reports

 

Job requirements:

  • Possess minimum Bachelor’s qualification
  • 1 to 3 years experience in a similar role with any of the following elements: startup entrepreneurship, technology strategy/consulting, industry development or other related areas
  • Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills; comfortable as a public speaker
  • Past entrepreneurial experience and/or interest in entrepreneurship will is advantageous
  • Demonstrated knowledge on technology trends and startup ecosystem within Malaysia
  • Solid knowledge of using social media platforms (eg: blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Ability to converse and write in English and Malay language
  • Comfortable to work well under pressure with minimal supervision and highly result-driven
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving skills, responsive and responsible

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

Executive, Content Writer

What we are looking for

A talented storyteller with an eye for detail. The Content Writer will create print and digital content that showcases our products and services, boost brand awareness and customer engagement, and elevates our voice in the digital and technology space.

 

Beyond just producing content, this role will also work closely with our Digital Marketing Specialist to curate and strategise marketing efforts for the company and contribute ideas on campaigns which will ultimately benefit Penangites.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Craft high-quality content that advances our mission across multiple channels, including websites, email marketing, social media, product descriptions, presentations, videos, blogs, white papers, and case studies
  • Ensure all marketing materials clearly convey key intended messages, solutions, strategies, and themes that are easily understandbale, readable, consistent, and compelling
  • Work with the Digital Marketing Specialist and collaborate across multiple project teams and departments to support marketing needs across the entire organisation
  • Monitor current news and technology-related trends to present new ideas and direction for curating content across multiple channels
  • Plan strategic content development in concert with the needs of the company

 

Job requirements:

  • Possess minimum Bachelor’s qualification in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Journalism, Language, or a related field
  • 2 to 4 year’s experience in content writing, digital marketing, brand communications, copywriting, or a related field.
  • Proven ability to communicate complex topics in ways that are relatable and understandable for readers
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Creative writing skills with the ability to craft a story to support a competitive selling strategy
  • Demonstrated proficient in verbal and written for both English and Malay language
  • Confident and comfortable to engage with a variety of demographic and interest groups
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative apps is preferred, but not required

 

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

Paid Internships

We accept internships all year round with a minimum duration of 6 months. To be successful you need to have these common qualities:

 

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively both verbally and in writing (Bahasa Malaysia and English required).
  • Strong record of leadership in an academic, professional, or extracurricular setting.
  • Passionate in nation building.

 

There are 3 tracks to our internship program and specific requirements are given below.

 

Digital Transformation Internship

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in progress and excellent academic record in any related field.
  • Passionate to gain experience in a role focused on technology/digital initiatives (e.g. business analyst, policy and governance, digital strategy, etc.).

 

Operations and Administration Internship

  • Bachelors/Masters in Administration/Management, Communications/Marketing, Finance/Accounting or other related field with excellent academic record.

 

Technology Internship

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in progress and excellent academic record in any technology field.
  • Demonstrable skills in writing beautiful and meaningful code that solves problems.

To apply, email your resume to careers@digitalpenang.my.

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