First listed on: 26 September 2018

Multiple eResearch Analyst positions at Defence Science & Technology

  • Apply your ICT skills to scientific innovation and research
  • Contribute to world-class research covering the spectrum of defence capability
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s largest employers of scientists and engineers

Position Classification:
S&T 3 through to S&T 4 level positions
Salary Range: $66,436 - $91,238 plus 15.4% superannuation
Position Locations: Edinburgh, South Australia, or, Fisherman’s Bend, Victoria
Security Clearance: NV2
Enquiries: Rob Phelan (03) 9626 7891

Defence Science and Technology (DST) is the Australian Government’s lead agency responsible for applying science and technology to safeguard Australia. Our vision is to be a world leader in defence science and technology, indispensable in transforming the Australian Defence Force and Australia’s national security.

DST’s Information Management & Technology Branches (IM&T) provide specialised and advanced scientific computing solutions to keep DST at the forefront of Australian Defence innovation. They provide valuable research ICT services to Defence and National Security operations. IM&T are an integrated, multidisciplined, eResearch capability, fostering a culture of excellence, as well as strong client partnerships dedicated to supporting the research needs of DST.

IM&T are establishing a new team of scientific computing eResearch analysts, embedded within DST’s scientific divisions, working in partnership with DST researchers to develop or deliver innovative research ICT solutions.  This embedded e-Research team will accelerate DST researcher’s application of advanced scientific computing at the leading edge of engineering and data science. They will deliver to DST researchers and be part of expanding e-Research capabilities across the DST scientific domains, including maritime, land, aerospace, joint and intelligence.

We are seeking nine (9) experienced and enthusiastic ICT analysts looking to enhance their skills and develop a career in advanced scientific computing. You will be required to have relevant computing qualifications (preferably an academic degree or higher); and experience in software development as well as experience with Linux technologies.  These positions range from those in the early stages of a career at the S&T level 3, through to experienced scientific computing professionals at the S&T level 4.

At DST you will have the privilege of working with some of Australia’s most talented and world leading scientists and engineers. Our staff enjoy the benefits of Australian Public Service conditions with competitive salary/non-salary packages including lucrative superannuation, as well as flexible, family-friendly working arrangements. We are committed to helping employees balance work and home life with a range of effective policies, practices and social networks.  We also provide on-the-job training, access to advanced scientific computing learning opportunities, development prospects to grow your scientific computing skill and experience, as well as mentoring to develop your emerging leadership skills and further expand your capability.

For more information and to apply, please follow this link to the position descriptions on the DST website: DST Group Multiple eResearch Analyst Positions - Position Description DST/01482/18

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