First listed on: 11 June 2018

Software Engineer

  • Are you a Software Engineer passionate about innovation? 
  • Contribute to Australia's data driven future at CSIRO's Data61
  • Write scalable, high performance, production quality code 


The Position

Advanced Data Analytics in Transport (ADAIT) is a research and development unit in Data61. Data61 is Australia’s leading data innovation group, which currently partners with 29 universities in Australia and more than 90 corporate and 30 government structures in order to create Australia’s data-driven future. Data61's ADAIT group is an international front runner in applying state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud computing in the ITS industry.

Since its inception in 2013, ADAIT won the ITS Australia National Award on Research in 2014 and 2015 consecutively. It won the prestigious NSW Premier’s Innovation Initiative in 2015 to deliver predictive modelling capabilities for congestion management in Sydney. It became a core partner in the TfNSW initiative for On-Demand Public Transport in 2017, with responsibilities on predictive data modelling. ADAIT has a long-term ongoing collaboration with NSW Roads and Maritime Services on a number of innovation projects.

ADAIT has strong partnerships with the ITS industry in Australia. It explores with partners on realising the potentials of Data Science and AI in business innovations. Additional information on ADAIT can be found at

ADAIT’s transport data analytics platform handles more than 800 million data transactions on daily basis. This includes real-time streaming data from traffic control systems, transport operation systems and data bundles on journey transactions. The platform hosts predictive analytics modules that derive actionable insights from data for intelligent congestion and journey management.

The Software Engineer will work with ADAIT in the areas of frontend, distributed service development by applying their expertise in engineering and software coding, and writing scalable, high performance, production quality code.

To view the full position description and selection criteria for this role please click here: Position details document

Location:    Eveleigh, NSW
Salary:        AU $95K - AU $103K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:       Specified term of 2 years
Ref No.:      57173

To be successful you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary degree (e.g. computer science, software engineering, physics or mathematics), or equivalent working experience.
  • Solid engineering and software coding skills, with experience writing scalable, high performance, production quality code.
  • Proficiency in Python, Java, C++ or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in front end development, especially using node.js, Angular 4+, ngrx/store.
  • Familiar with RESTFul API design/development using Spring Boot framework.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, Kafka, Spark and Hadoop.

We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate. At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more! CSIRO Balance

How to apply:

To apply for this position you will be required to submit your resume and cover letter, as one document, highlighting your experience as relevant to the role requirements.

Applications close: Applications will close at 10:59pm (AEST) on Thursday 21st June 2018. 

For selection documentation
and details on how to apply visit or call 1300 984 220

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