First listed on: 12 October 2017

Research Software Engineer

  • Apply your software engineering expertise to support scientific research with real-world impact! 
  • Be part of a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team.
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's premier scientific research organisation

The Position

CSIRO Land & Water currently has an opening for an experienced Research Software Engineer.  In this position you will provide software engineering expertise to build proof of concept systems for a range of CSIRO projects. We are looking for someone who is familiar and experienced with contemporary software development practices using a range of web and other technologies.

Your duties will include:

  • Under the direction of research scientists, carry out software engineering tasks of importance to CSIRO that will, where possible, lead to novel and important scientific outcomes.
  • Working with CSIRO’s broader software engineering, build knowledge and capability that benefits CSIRO.
  • Contribute to the development of innovative concepts and ideas for further research.

Location:      Canberra, ACT or Melbourne, Vic
Salary:          $81K - $88K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         Specified term of 12 months
Reference:   49081

To be successful you will need:

  • A relevant Bachelors/Masters Degree or equivalent experience in software Engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrated significant software development experience web technologies such as Meteor, Angular, MongoDB and javascript.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deploy research quality web proof of concept applications.
  • Demonstrated significant experience using JIRA, Git and other software engineering toolsets.
  • Experience with the use of containerised software application deployment, and/or deploying and configuring web applications to the cloud would be an advantage, however is not essential.

Before you apply please view the full position description and selection criteria here:  Position Details Document

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.

About CSIRO Land & Water:   With our partners CSIRO Land & Water aim to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment. 

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more!  CSIRO Balance

How to Apply:  If you wish to apply for this position, please upload 1 document only containing your resume/CV that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role as defined in the Position Details Document (Max file size 2MB).   

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEDT, 29 Oct. 2017

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