First listed on: 10 February 2017

Front End Developer

  • Add your superior front end development skills to a high-performance team
  • Deliver products that benefit the Australian community & economy
  • Join CSIRO Data61, the largest data innovation group in Australia

 The Position

As a Front End Developer in the Engineering & Design program, you will work closely with software engineers, researchers and our user experience team to build products from Data61 research and technology. You will produce innovative software for commercial and government customers. As part of the Smart Infrastructure Engineering team, you will develop user interfaces for a range of applications, from monitoring of civil infrastructure to precision agriculture.

A strong, demonstrated understanding of current technical best practice, as well as usability and accessibility principles are essential for this role. Strong communication skills will also be highly regarded, as you will often be the link between our UX team and the application developers working on a project. Your toolkit should include many of the following skills:

  • Design of complex interactive applications driven by RESTful APIs
  • Front end frameworks such as React, Aurelia, Angular 2
  • Development for a range of browser environments, including mobile
  • CSS pre- and post-processors (LESS, SASS, PostCSS)
  • Modern JavaScript tooling (ES6, webpack, browserify) and unit testing frameworks
  • Compile-to-JavaScript languages such as Typescript, Purescript, Elm, Scala.js
  • Cloud deployment (AWS EC2, S3, cloudfront)
  • UI/UX design experience; confidence in making design choices
  • Dynamic graphics manipulation, particularly using D3 or other SVG libraries
  • Agile project management

Location: Eveleigh NSW
Salary: AU $92K - $100K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 33302

To be successful you will need:

  • A bachelor degree in a scientific or engineering discipline such as Computer Science or equivalent commercial experience in software engineering.
  • Demonstrated high degree of expertise in JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with contemporary software development tools and practises: version control, unit testing, automated testing, issue tracking
  • High-level communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to anticipate the interests and knowledge level of an audience and present information and feedback accordingly

Please view the full position details and instructions on how to apply here:  Position Details

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day.  We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today - for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine.  We collaborate.  We innovate.

CSIRO’s Data61 business unit is the largest data innovation group in Australia, bringing together approximately 600 research and development staff working in digital technologies to create benefit for Australia. Data61 develops Australia's future leaders with its strong 300+ PhD student program in collaboration with our best universities across Australia. 

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEDT, Sunday 05 March 2017

For selection documentation
and details on how to apply visit or call 1300 984 220

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