Research Data and Software Engineering at AAO-MQ

Location
North Ryde, Australia
Salary
$75,400 (Level 5) to $106,018 (Level 7) per annum + 17% superannuation
Posted
26 May 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2022
Ref
R000007218
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Multiple 2-year fixed-term opportunities available in our Research Data & Software team at AAO-MQ from $75,400 (Level 5) to $106,018 (Level 7) per annum + 17% superannuation
  • All positions are full-time however flexible work arrangements including part-time or job-share will be considered subject to operational and resourcing requirements
  • There is also the possibility of the positions being extended subject to project funding

THE ROLE

Do you want to work for a dynamic software team that supports and enables cutting-edge research? Are you interested in working on web and mobile development, data management and processing, and hardware control?

We have several excellent opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced Research Software Engineers, Programmers and Data Scientists UI/UX Specialists to join our Research Data & Software team at both the junior (Level 5) and intermediate (Level 7) levels.

  • Research Software Engineer (Level 7): from $97,783 to $106,018 per annum (Level 7) + 17% super and annual leave loading

As the successful applicant you will report to the Software Engineering Manager, and provide technical leadership and software engineering expertise for multiple instrument and technology projects. You will contribute to the delivery of the Research Data and Software (RDS) programme through communication, collaboration and integration between software engineers, technical specialists, and other team members, using agile methodologies.

  • Research Software Programmer (Level 5): from $75,400 to $85,728 per annum (Level 5) + 17% super and annual leave loading

As the successful applicant you will report to the Software Engineering Manager and provide software development and support for innovative instrument, technology, and data projects. You will contribute to the delivery of the Research Data and Software (RDS) programme by participating in all aspects of the software development lifecycle as an individual and as part of a team.

  • Data Scientist, UI/UX Specialist (Level 7): from $97,783 to $106,018 per annum (Level 7) + 17% super and annual leave loading

As the successful applicant you will report to the Data and IT Manager and provide technical leadership and software engineering expertise for multiple instrument and technology projects. You will contribute to the delivery of the Research Data and Software (RDS) programme through communication, collaboration and integration between software engineers, technical specialists, and other team members, using agile methodologies.

About Us

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is driven by the spirit of innovation. Here we nurture the next generation of science and technology innovators. The pairing of engineering and science in a single faculty means many of our research discoveries in science see direct technological applications in engineering. We are active within many industry partnerships, commercial collaborations, and joint enterprise initiatives with government, industry and business partners.

Within the faculty, AAO-MQ is a research department and recognised world leader in innovative astronomical instrumentation, software and research.

Our expertise includes

  • developing innovative technology for use in astronomical instruments
  • developing software and data systems for the processing, storage, and access of data
  • using these instruments and systems for scientific research.

The AAO-MQ works in a matrix structure with close collaboration across all of its functional groups. There is a strong emphasis on communities of practise and a shared culture of learning and innovation. Within AAO-MQ, the Research Data and Software (RDS) team delivers initiatives and projects in the focus areas of instrument control, web development, data and workflow management, data reduction and analysis, and mobile applications.

Employee Benefits: For additional benefits of working with Macquarie University, please visit our staff benefits page.

Further Information or/and Apply

For further information about these roles or to apply, please visit our Career’s at Macquarie website  or click on the following links to go directly to the full advertisement for each role:

  • Research Software Engineer
  • Research Software Programmer
  • Data Scientist, UI/UX Specialist

To be considered for one of these opportunities, you must apply through the Macquarie University on-line recruitment portal associated with the job you are applying for (not via the link on this page) and submit a CV and Cover Letter which outlines your response to the selection criteria.

Applications will not be accepted via the 'apply now' associated with this page - please go to Career’s at Macquarie website and use the 'apply now' associated with the role you wish to applying for.

We look forward to you joining our team at Macquarie!

If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

Applications Close:

15/06/2022 11:59 PM

Equity & Diversity Statement

At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.

Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

https://staff.mq.edu.au/work/diversity-inclusion 

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