First listed on: 12 August 2022

Machine Learning Operations Engineer


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The Opportunity

  • Supportive, rewarding, inclusive, and truly flexible environment.
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's National Science and Innovation Agency!
  • Diverse and inclusive culture. Flexible work arrangements!

CSIRO’s Data61 is the digital technologies and data science arm of Australia’s national science agency. With around 400 staff and another 300 affiliate staff, Data61 represents one of the largest collections of R&D expertise in artificial intelligence, data science, cybersecurity, robotics, and software engineering in the world. With a focus on impact-driven science and technology, Data61 works across disciplines and industry sectors to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges through digital R&D.

This role is for a Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) engineer with a focus on managing the systems required to train and validate machine learning models. The MLOps engineer will work with researchers and software engineers in our Robotics and Autonomous Systems group to create innovative solutions for robotic applications using machine learning.

Your duties will include:

  • Management of image and 3D LiDAR data sets for use in training machine learning models
  • Configuration and management of automated build systems to train machine learning models
  • Validation and testing of trained machine learning models

Location: Pullenvale
Salary: AU$87,000 - AU$98,000 plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite - Full time
Reference: 86144

To be considered you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or equivalent 
  • Software development experience in Python
  • Experience managing datasets for machine learning projects, including familiarity with image annotation
  • Experience building machine learning models, manually and with automatic build systems, and applying version control to them

For full details about this role please view the Position Description


Applications for this position are open to Australian Citizens, New Zealand Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents only.

Appointment to this role is subject to provision of a national police check and may be subject to other security/medical/character requirements.

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

Sunday 28th August 2022, 11:00pm AEST

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