First listed on: 05 March 2019

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 - S&T 4 level
Salary Range: $67,100 - $92,150 plus 15.4% superannuation
Position Location: Edinburgh, South Australia
Security Clearance: NV2
Enquiries: Darren McCard / Rob Phelan,, 08 7389 5304/ 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.

DSTs Information Management & Technology Branches (IM&T) provide specialised and advanced scientific computing solutions to maintain DSTs position at the forefront of Australian Defence innovation and National Security operations.  IM&T are an integrated, multi-disciplined, eResearch capability that fosters a culture of excellence, as well as strong client partnerships dedicated to supporting DSTs research needs.

IM&T are seeking skilled and enthusiastic eResearch Analysts to join a new team of eResearch analysts embedded in DSTs scientific divisions, working in partnership with DST researchers to develop and deliver innovative research solutions.  The embedded eResearch analyst will work to accelerate DST researcher’s application of advanced scientific computing, expanding eResearch capabilities across the DST scientific domains which include maritime, land, aerospace, joint and intelligence.  Applicants may either have a strong ICT background, preferably in a science environment, or have a science background with significant ICT knowledge and the ability to interact with researchers, connecting ICT and science. You will be required to have relevant qualifications (preferably an academic degree or higher) and demonstrated experience.  The positions are open to those in the early stages of a career at S&T level 3, through to experienced scientific computing professionals at 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.  DST staff enjoys the benefits of Australian Public Service conditions with competitive salary/non-salary packages including lucrative superannuation. There is also the potential for 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 in addition to training programs and mentoring that will 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: eResearch Analyst - ECRRSD014x

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