Software Engineer

Updated: 6 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 28 Mar 2017

Software Engineer

Apply now Job no: 516038
Work type: Continuing (Contingent Funded)
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 4/5

Classification: ANU Officer 4/5 (Technical)
Salary package: $60,260 to $73,309 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Continuing (contingent Funded) employment with an initial appointment until June 2019, the appointment may be extended subject to availability of further funding

  • Work on cutting edge engineering and research problems in big data, machine learning, text and image processing 
  • Part of a dynamic team of engineers, researchers, and PhD students
  • Opportunity to take charge of an ANU research system on big data 

Position overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world.  Comprising the Research School of Computer Science and the Research School of Engineering, both are recognised as research leaders in their respective areas continuing the tradition of excellence in research and research-led education.  CECS collaborates on research projects with government departments (federal and state) and multinational corporations, helping to accelerate research and development programs and to introduce new technologies to the marketplace. CECS offers a wide range of coursework programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and also supervises students for higher degrees by research.  We offer undergraduate degrees in engineering, information technology and computer science along with masters and doctoral postgraduate programs.

The Research School of Computer Science is seeking a Software Engineer who would be expected to:

  • Design and implement software systems and demo prototypes that serve the goal of the Picturing Knowledge project with D2D CRC 
  • Communicate and present to stake holders as required by the project
  • Work with a team of ANU researchers and students to deliver research goals for the Picturing Knowledge project

For more information please contact: Associate Professor Lexing Xie T: +61 2 6125 1646 or E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A brief description listing project experience in the recent 3-5 years. 
  • In the list above, highlight experiences with big data, machine learning, and text processing expertise if any. 

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least two referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

  • Other documents, if required.

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

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in Australia.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 20 Mar 2017 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Mar 2017 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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