Software Product Manager

Software Product Manager

Salary: £31,931 to £34,709 per annum (dependent on skills and experience).

Hours: Full time.

Contract Type: Open Ended.

Location: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell, Oxfordshire.

Additional Details: Early applications are encouraged as interviews will take place on a rolling basis

Together, our scientists, technologists, engineers and support teams explore the unknown and turn what they find into work that changes the world around us. Whether it's sending probes into space or finding new ways to treat cancer, everyone here plays a vital role in making a positive difference to society.

Come and discover how much you can achieve when you're surrounded by world-leading experts, encouraged to constantly learn and empowered to explore your curiosity.

Are you an experienced product manager who has a passion for driving key software projects and systems in dynamic, agile environments? We are offering an exciting role within our organisation where the successful candidate will have a chance to do that (and more!).

Based within our ISIS Neutron and Muon Source - a world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences - you will work with an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists, who are using cutting-edge technologies to enable science at the facility. You will be responsible for providing the underlying platforms these teams depend on to carry out their experiments and research.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Regularly collaborate with customers to understand their business requirements and handle expectations.
  • Use agile tools and techniques to support the technical team lead to deliver solutions in a timely manner.
  • Use traditional project management techniques as appropriate including risk management.

About you

As a Product Manager within our ISIS facility, you support technical leads to deliver improvements to existing software and deliver new systems. We are looking for someone with experience working on software projects or projects with a significant IT focus.

We have recently expanded our research software engineering team, and the successful product manager will help drive the improvements and new projects in this team's development pipeline. This includes the development of software for our new ISIS Endeavour instruments, which will launch by the end of the decade.

What we offer

We are offering a permanent position with a whole host of benefits including:

  • 30 days holiday (in addition to 10.5 bank holidays and privilege days)
  • Flexible working hours.
  • An excellent defined average salary pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Visa Sponsorship for candidates applying outside of the UK

Plus many more benefits and wellbeing initiatives that enable our employees to have a great work life balance!

UKRI is an Equal Opportunity & Disability Confident Employer.

We ask some of the biggest questions in the universe, to answer some of the biggest challenges in the world. Whatever our role, we have the freedom to explore, learn and connect, as part of a community that loves to share knowledge and support one another. As one of Europe's largest research organisations, this is a place where there's always something new to learn -about the world around us, about your career, but most of all, about yourself.

Join us and discover what's possible.

How to apply:

For full details on the role, please visit our careers site. Please submit an application including your CV and a Cover Letter that clearly showcases how your skills and experience align to the requirements of the role. If you experience any difficulties with applying online, please contact us on or call us on 07840 857754.

Closing Date: 31st August 2022

Oxfordshire, England, UK