First listed on: 18 June 2022

Senior Software Developer


Acknowledgement of Country

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The Opportunity

  • Outstanding opportunities to grow & develop your career
  • Flexible work arrangements! Mix of home and office
  • Support research at Australia's national science agency!

CSIRO's Information Management and Technology (IMT) is embarking on an ambitious portfolio of work designed to support the organisations strategy and the Managed Data Ecosystem (MDE) program of work. Underpinning the program is a desire for staff to have seamless, secure access to tools, systems and processes that back the delivery of world class science.

The Information Services Applications (ISA) team within CSIRO IMT develops software solutions that support CSIRO’s management of research outputs including publications and data collections.

The role of the Senior Software Developer within the CSIRO IM&T Research Application Development Team is to contribute to the implementation and support of new and existing software solutions.

Your duties will include:

  • Assist in various aspects of system development
  • Develop software to satisfy business requirements (Agile stories)
  • Undertake unit testing of developed code and debug code
  • Co-ordinate and participate in code reviews and specification reviews
  • Provide technical advice that is aligned with overall solution designs, architecture and frameworks
  • Complete assigned programming and analysis tasks as specified by due date

Location: Black Mountain ACT, Clayton VIC, Geelong VIC, Brisbane QLD
Salary: AU$102k - AU$111k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term of 2 years
Reference: 85380

To be considered you will need:

  • 6+ years’ experience in developing software applications coupled with relevant tertiary qualifications in IT or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Professional experience with multiple programming languages, including Java, or another JVM compatible language
  • Experience with Spring or Grails frameworks
  • Experience with Hibernate/JPA
  • Experience with web development and scripting including HTML5, CSS, Javascript and JQuery
  • Experience with web development frameworks such as Vue.js, Angular, React.js etc.
  • Demonstrated high-level SQL and data modelling skills

CSIRO thrives on innovation; innovation that is harnessed by the diversity of the minds and lived experiences brought to our greatest challenges. If you meet some, but not all requirements, we encourage you to submit your application. 

For full details about this role please review the Position Description


Applications for this position are open to Australian Citizens ONLY

Appointment to this role is subject to provision of a national police check and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Negative Vetting 1 level

CSIRO requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of entry to all CSIRO locations. Please be advised you may be asked for proof of vaccination as part of the recruitment process.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. 


At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact. 

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

17th of July 2022, 11:00pm  AEDT

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed,

Please consider applying as soon as possible.

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