Scientific Software Engineer

Contact: Melody Vilan
Location: Canberra
ID: 1835
Closing date: 28-09-2020

A government department in Canberra seeks the services of the Scientific Software Engineer with baseline security clearance.

Overview
This request seeks to engage two full time experienced scientific software engineers and/or developers who have capability to provide scientific software engineering support to the department  Analysis Centre Software (ACS) Multi- Global Navigation System (GNSS), development team.  Also developing new stand-alone software utilities for data and metadata preparation and for analysis and visualization of the ACS toolkit’s performance and results. 
• The software engineering tasks to be undertaken include; modifications to the existing ACS codebase, implementation of new software features, development of novel GNSS data processing algorithms, bug fixes and implementation of software unit testing capability. 
• Demonstrable mathematical algorithm development experience, scientific programing and software engineering capability.
• Programing proficiency in C/C++, Fortran, Cmake and Python is required.
• A familiarity with the Git distributed source code management software system, Atlassian’s JIRA project management system and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Linux elastic Cloud computing environments is also required. 
• Must have good understanding of GNSS positioning theory, including available data types and their use in precise positioning parameter estimation. Experience with Kalman filter optimization methodologies is a plus.
• These software engineers will be expected to work in an Agile team environment in close communication with the department in-house developers as well as other external software development teams.

Australian Citizens only.

Length of Contract: 12 months with possible extension up to 12 months

The role closes at 2pm 28th September 2020.


 

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