Scientific Computing Software Developer

Job Title: Scientific Computing Software Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 208955_1611276380
Contact Name: Priya Kuncham
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2021 11:46

Job Description

This role will work in the computing team to develop, implement, test, and improve a wide range of software and algorithms in suitable programming languages.

What you will do:

  • Design, implement and test scientific computing software in suitable languages such as Python and Fortran, in high performance Linux environments.
  • Implement and improve scientific algorithms for data processing and modelling, in collaboration with geoscientists.
  • Apply software development best practices including continuous integration/delivery, refactoring, unit-testing, and automation.
  • Report to the team lead and support the collaborative team culture, including agile Sprint workflow.
  • Prepare and update systems documentation, including user guides and developer manuals
  • Assist with the delivery of user-training workshops when required.
  • Write, present and publish scientific computing results in appropriate professional forums.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Degree and Qualification in software engineering, mathematics and physics or related field of science.
  • Demonstrated experience with Python programming languages and packages. And experience with Fortran and C programming languages.
  • proven ability to write systems documentation, such as design specifications, installation guides, and user manuals.
  • Extensive experience in numerical analysis software; and in using High-Performance Computing environments, such as Linux clusters.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who are able obtain a Federal Government Security Clearance.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Priya Kuncham on 02 6245 1730 quoting Job Reference: 208955

Please note: only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.