CSIRO Scientific Programmer – Part-Time Part Time in Melbourne VIC


Branch Melbourne VIC AU

Scientific Programmer – Part-Time
Melbourne VIC

In addition to writing software, this position will involve demonstrating the capabilities of the software through peer-reviewed publications involving…

Join Australia’s largest data innovation group

Apply your strong programming skills

Lead role in development and maintenance of software packages

The role of Senior Engineer in CSIRO is to design innovative solutions leading to scientific achievements that are aligned with CSIRO’s strategies. You may be engaged in scientific activity ranging from fundamental research to the investigation of specific industry or community problems. You will have the opportunity to build and maintain networks, play a lead role in securing project funds, provide scientific leadership and pursue new ideas and approaches that create new concepts.

An outstanding opportunity exists for a motivated and skilled Scientific Programmer to join Data61’s Molecular and Materials Modelling (MMM) Team. MMM is a multi-disciplinary team that develops advanced methods, software, and platforms to enable discovery in computational chemistry and materials science. In addition to programming skills, this position requires a high level of domain knowledge in the fields of computational physics and materials science.

In this position, you will take a lead role in the development and maintenance of a number of software packages used to model and analyse the properties of nanoscale materials, with particular emphasis on Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo, and geometrical characterisation. You will use best practices to ensure the software is accurate, reliable, and maintainable. You will work with other members of the team to identify new requirements, and opportunities to expand the scope and applicability of the software. In addition to writing software, this position will involve demonstrating the capabilities of the software through peer-reviewed publications involving application to topical problems of interest, and in conference presentations.

This position is part-time (2 days per week) with some flexibility as to which days require attendance.

To view the full position description and selection criteria for this role please click here: Position details document

Location: Docklands, VIC

Salary: AU $92K to AU $100K (pro rata) plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Indefinite (Part time)

Ref No.: 36885


We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world.

We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.

Our commitment to you

CSIRO’s Data61 offers an open and supportive workplace, where employee wellbeing is a top priority. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace by focusing on gender equality, support and development of women in leadership, increasing the employment of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders whilst supporting the LGBTI community and other diverse backgrounds.

CSIRO’s Data61 offers a range of flexible working opportunities, including part-time and job share arrangements, to provide you with work/life balance. We emphasise an individual’s growth and development which is supported by interacting and learning from world leading scientists and engineers, who provide the opportunity to challenge, transform and innovate new ideas.

CSIRO’s Data61 is committed to sourcing the brightest and best talent to become part of the Data61 family, that contributes to creating Australia’s data driven future.

How to apply:
To apply for this position you will be required to submit your cover letter and resume , as one document , highlighting your experience as relevant to the role requirements.

Applications close: 11:59 AEST on Wednesday 3rd May 2017.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-20
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