[ASA] Software Engineer position at AAO-MQ

Nuria Lorente nuria.lorente at mq.edu.au
Tue Mar 3 11:03:15 AEDT 2020

Dear colleagues,

Macquarie University - Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO) is currently seeking a suitably qualified Software Engineer, to contribute expert and specialised technical and software engineering experience to the delivery of instrumentation projects.

Macquarie University is the new home for the instrumentation group of the former Australian Astronomical Observatory. Over decades, this Sydney-based group has established an enviable reputation for its astronomical instrumentation across optical, mechanical and electronic engineering, software (instrument and telescope control, and pipeline development) and full lifecycle data management.
The AAO-Macquarie group has a long-standing commitment to advancing equity and diversity principles. We hold silver status in the Pleiades awards, Australia’s scheme for certifying commitment and progress in equity, diversity and inclusion in astronomy and physics, a SAGE Athena Swan Bronze award, and are committed to continual improvement in these principles.

Candidates will have completed a bachelor's degree or higher in software engineering, computer science, or information technology, or in an engineering, physics, or astronomy related discipline with relevant experience and training in software engineering. We are seeking a team player with significant years of experience in designing and implementing complex software solutions in C/C++ and Python. They have strong verbal and written communication skills, and are highly organised in planning and prioritising work to meet demanding deadlines.

For further information and to apply for the position please go to https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/iHG6CZYM2VF55ZwX3tziWRq?domain=jobs.mq.edu.au

Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Katrina Sealey, Head of AAO Research Data and Software (katrina.sealey at mq.edu.au<mailto:katrina.sealey at mq.edu.au>)

General Recruitment Enquiries: Anne Kumanan, HR Officer (anne.kumanan at mq.edu.au<mailto:anne.kumanan at mq.edu.au>)

Closing date: Sunday 22nd March 2020 23:55 AEDT

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Many thanks,


Nuria P. F. Lorente
Software Group Lead
Research Data and Software
Faculty of Science & Engineering
Macquarie University

e: nuria.lorente at mq.edu.au<mailto:nuria.lorente at mq.edu.au>
t: +61 2 9372 4897
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