AURIN Senior Software Engineer

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Melbourne, Australia
Thursday, 28 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 9 July 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
Salary: $105,684 - $114,389 (UOM 8)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 9.5% super

The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) project ( is an exciting initiative tasked with delivering a state-of-the-art research infrastructure to support urban, built environment and social science researchers across the nation.

The project has developed a core e-Infrastructure framework comprising over 5000 datasets and over 100 analytical and visualization tools. AURIN supports researchers to access and analyse data in areas such as health, traffic, housing, energy/water challenges facing cities, and future city models. Many of these challenges are based on the access to and use of a wide variety of heterogeneous data sets from a range of data providers across Australia. Data providers include government departments (such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics), commercial/utility companies, universities and a range of other organisations. The AURIN e-Infrastructure and datasets are accessible to authenticated researchers through a workbench of diverse applications, via the Australian Access Federation (

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development, deployment, management and configuration of software systems developed as part of the AURIN project and in particular, the Australian Transport Research Cloud. The candidate should have experience in designing and developing GIS systems. As the AURIN Platform is built and deployed on virtualised infrastructure, an understanding of the NeCTAR Research Cloud ( and commercial cloud services is essential.

The successful candidate will work in the AURIN office within the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. The ability to rapidly pick up domain knowledge and configure, deploy and monitor software systems meeting potentially evolving research requirements is essential.

Position Description

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Applications close: 09 Jul 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time