Scientific Software Engineers

Scientific Software Engineers

Job Title: Scientific Software Engineers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-09-14
Reference: V-37894
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2020 18:24

Job Description

Seeking experienced scientific software engineers and/or developers who have capability to provide scientific software engineering support to the departments Analysis Centre Software (ACS) Multi- Global Navigation System (GNSS), development team.

The Role:

The successful applicant will be required to:

These specialists will be required to provide project-based software development support for the Parameter Estimation (PEA) and Precise Orbit Determination (POD) modules of the ACS toolkit. As well as developing new stand-alone software utilities for data and metadata preparation and for analysis and visualization of the ACS toolkit’s performance and results. The software engineering tasks to be undertaken include; modifications to the existing ACS codebase, implementation of new software features, development of novel GNSS data processing algorithms, bug fixes and implementation of software unit testing capability. The software engineering specialists must have demonstrable mathematical algorithm development experience, scientific programing and software engineering capability. Programing proficiency in C/C++, Fortran, Cmake and Python is required. A familiarity with the Git distributed source code management software system, Atlassian’s JIRA project management system and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Linux elastic Cloud computing environments is also required. These software engineering specialists must have good understanding of GNSS positioning theory, including available data types and their use in precise positioning parameter estimation. Experience with Kalman filter optimization methodologies is a plus. These software engineers will be expected to work in an Agile team environment in close communication with the departments Australia’s in-house developers as well as other external software development teams.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • Technical capability as described in the summary of work section above
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based or Offsite  –12 Month Contract with 1 x 12 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close 27 September 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information