Software / Senior Software Specialist

3 days left

Canberra, Australia
$86,960 - $114,700 per annum plus 17% superannuation
02 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 or 8 (Specialist)
Salary package: $86,960 - $114,700 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term:  Full-time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) appointment for 4 years
Position Description and Selection Criteria: Download File PD and PEWER - Software Specialist ANU 6.7 and 8.pdf

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence. The ANU offers:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team

ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion, and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position

This is a key role for an experienced Software Specialist. The successful candidate will support the design, implementation, and maintenance of software systems for approved RSAA technical programs and activities.

The Person

We are looking for qualified (a relevant degree (such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, Physics, Mathematics) or progress towards postgraduate qualifications) Software Specialists with experience in implementation, production and testing of software systems in a scientific environment, and experience with modern software development methodologies. You will be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to quickly develop productive, professional relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. Highly developed organisational skills and effective self-management are key.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC) within the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics here.

For more information about the position please contact Jon Nielsen on T: +61 2 6125 8901 E:  

Application information

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

Applications that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. 

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: or T: +61 2 6125 9371. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not have any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Applications close date: 2 April 2023

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