Graduate Software Developer

Brisbane, Australia
05 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Research Computing Centre

The Research Computing Centre is an innovative and multidisciplinary environment that supports collaboration to facilitate discoveries in science and engineering, humanities, and social sciences, through advanced computation, data analysis and other digital research tools. The Centre enhances the University’s eResearch infrastructure, and provides support for interdisciplinary research and education.

The role

The primary objective of the position is to contribute to the ongoing development, testing and documentation of specific project-based software as well as general purpose software tools that are part of the RCC’s mission to support UQ researchers in the use of research computing infrastructure and services.

The position will play a key role in developing algorithms and source code to meet the requirements of specific projects, as well as developing, testing and documenting softqwre for high performance computing platforms, cloud computing platforms, data storage management and user access, enhancing computational workflows, and data visualization.

The role will also work with other RCC staff, and early adopters to roll out developed tools.

The person

Applicants should have a relevant qualification and software development experience within coursework or elsewhere. It is essential that you are proficient with programming languages, including C/C++, Python and Java. Applicants must possess a high level of oral communication skills and be comfortable discussing software design issues to team members with varying levels of software development experience

Applicants should have the ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and proven ability to organise and prioritise own work. See selection criteria for further details.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Liliana Hernandez  by emal on 


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $66,348 - $74,099 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $72,651 - $81,138 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor David Abramson on +61 7 3365-6131 or 

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.