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The Australian National University

Web Stack Developer

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 5/6

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5/6 (Information Technology)
Salary package: $66,904 - $79,230 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term Length: Fixed term of twelve (12) months with possibility of extension

The Water and Landscape Dynamics Group is a team of about 20 scientists, technical experts and postgraduate students based at the Fenner School of Environment & Society, Australian National University.

We develop and visualise new types of near-real-time information about the environment that improve real-world decision making. For example, to better manage our precious water resources, protect our natural environment, or better anticipate bushfire danger. Satellites, drones and sensor networks are revolutionising our ability to observe the environment around us, and rapid progress in computing and web technology allows us to turn these measurements into useable information and forecasts.

Position overview

Within a small project team, you will be working on everything between the data server and the user: from designing a useful interface to translating it into code and API calls against the data services. You have much creative input on the design of new and extension of existing services, such as ausenv.online.

There are also opportunities to get involved with other aspects of our work where you wish, for example in sensor and airborne technology, satellite image processing, high-performance computing and scientific research. We will consider part-time working arrangements if that suits you better.

These are exciting times for environmental information, and this is an opportunity to be part of it. If you love creative and effective web design, you enjoy teamwork, and you care about how we deal with the environment and natural hazards, then you are invited to apply!

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Albert van Dijk, via telephone on (02) 6125 2197 or via email at albert.vandijk@anu.edu.au

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/staff-equity

Application information

To apply for this position please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which also contains the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered.

Please note: The successful applicant must have the right to live and work in Australia. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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