Python Programmer

Python Programmer

Job Title: Python Programmer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-11-10
Reference: V-38146
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2020 17:43

Job Description

Seeking a Python Programmer to work on the Open Data Cube (ODC) and related projects

The Role:

The ODC is an open source Python library that facilitates working with large volumes of earth observation data. This role will involve working with internal and external stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve the software and will be joining a team who maintain, improve and foster a community around this popular project. The role will involve creating data pipelines and processing techniques that work in both super computer and in cloud computing environments. This is a great chance to work in an inclusive team and to interact with peers from around the world in working on open data and open source software to make Earth observation data easier to access and in doing so, help us to make the world a little better.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • Extensive experience with the Python programming language - 20%
  • Familiarity with relational databases like Postgresql - 20%
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders - 20%
  • Experience in scripting languages and Linux system administration - 20%
  • Extensive experience in source control management and processes - 20%
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in the use of Docker and Kubernetes - 33%
  • Knowledge of remote sensing concepts - 33%
  • Experience with cloud orchestration - 34%
Location and Contract Term:

Based in Canberra or Offsite– Immediate start with Contract until 30 June 2021 with 12 Months extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Baseline Security Clearance is required.   

How to Apply:

Applications close 17 November 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

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