Software Engineer (HEO 6)

University of South Australia
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$84,539 - $92,941
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Contract Type:12 month fixed term
Working Time:Full time
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  • Based in UniSA STEM at the Mawson Lakes campus

  • Full-time, 12 month fixed term contract
  • Salary Range: $84,539 - $92,941per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    The Software Engineer will provide technical software development and support services that will contribute to Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre (FEnEx CRC) research project conducted jointly by UniSA and MIMOSA, titled ‘Requirements, Specifications and Piloting of Interoperable Ecosystem Cluster Management'.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    UniSA STEM links engineering, mathematics, science, defence and cybersecurity, environmental science, aviation, information technology, construction and project management, harnessing the connections across disciplines to bring big ideas to fruition. Our researchers are solution focused and collaborative to deliver technical expertise and advice to industry, government and community groups to make commercially viable and sustainable impacts. We integrate research into our teaching, with students working alongside researchers in first-class facilities, what's discovered one day is taught the next. Our graduates are entrepreneurs and trailblazers, who design and build the world they want to live in. UniSA STEM also incorporates leading edge research organisations; the Future Industries Institute, the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments and the Industrial AI Research Centre.

    The Industrial AI Research Centre (IAI) at UniSA includes researchers from Computer Science, Mathematics, and Engineering who work on practical problems in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Statistics, Control Theory and Analytics, over to Software Engineering, Data Management and Interoperability. This background permits it to cover research in AI, data and analytics, autonomous and adaptive systems and Industry 4.0, to help industry partners solve real world problems in application domains such as Manufacturing, Defence, Health, Agriculture, Transport, Energy and Resources. In the areas covered by IAI, UniSA was rated "above world standard" in AI and "well above world standard" in Mathematics and Engineering in the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) evaluation. UniSA was the highest rated university in the 2018 Engagement and Impact (EI) evaluation in the field of IT, being the only university in Australia to receive a top rating in all three evaluation criteria in this field.

    The Future Industries Institute brings together world-class strength in high- tech manufacturing, nanomedicine, minerals and resource engineering plus environmental science, with the end goal of building economic growth through innovative partnerships and translational research. The Institute builds on the significant capability, infrastructure and reputation of the University's existing research strengths and substantial research infrastructure and supports state and national research priorities.

    Core Responsibilities

  • Design and implement new software applications, relevant to the project needs. This includes contributing new ideas and approaches to support the development of innovative technologies
  • Provide technical expertise in the development of technical standards and specifications
  • Test and recommend software improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Maintain and troubleshoot existing software applications
  • Help maintain operational systems by continuously monitoring and fixing any problems
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • A tertiary degree in computer science or engineering or relevant discipline with demonstrated relevant experience
  • Experience in the design, implementation, testing, and documentation of web-oriented software applications (front and back-end)
  • Knowledge and experience with inter-organisational or B2B software interactions and/or message queuing/event systems and protocols
  • Experience with Agile software development practices
  • Ability to learn/adapt to new technologies and concepts
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Staff study support
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    How to Apply

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Emma Kelvin, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 4864.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 12 February 2023

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. #LI-DNI

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