A friend of mine at the university has asked me to help publicise this role in
the universities Research Platforms group. Don't ask me any questions, I know
Salary: $93,052 - $100,717 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation
Employment Type: Full-time (fixed-term) position available for 12 months
Research Platform Services (ResPlat) is a department within Infrastructure
Services, part of University Services at the University of Melbourne. Broadly
speaking, ResPlat is responsible for providing research computing
infrastructure via its two foundation platforms: Compute Services and Data
Services. ResPlat also provides a substantial program of training and
community engagement. As well as a University and precinct focus, ResPlat is
also strongly engaged in national initiatives such as the National cloud
infrastructure program (NeCTAR) and National Research Data Services (RDS)
ResPlat's Compute Services consist of several computation platforms sitting on
top of its cloud infrastructure. These include Infrastructure-as-a-Service
(Virtual Machines and Virtual Labs), Platform-as-a-Service (as Docker
container applications), High Performance and High Throughput Computing
clusters (mix of cloud and bare-metal), and Matlab Distributed Compute
Service. These capabilities are utilised in supporting the diverse research
eco-system at the University and across the wider precinct.
The University wishes to appoint a person who is passionate about a range of
research computing activities. This person will contribute to the following
areas: ongoing software development and enhancement of existing platforms,
integration with research instruments, administration and training for
ResPlat's core infrastructure management capabilities. Underpinning much this
work, the incumbent will be expected to engage directly with researchers,
understand their requirements and translate them into robust software
solutions that enhance research.
- A relevant tertiary qualification with at least 5 years of professional
- Demonstrated proficiency in application development over at least 3 years.
- Demonstrated experience of at least 3 years with software development
environments including code development (e.g. Eclipse), versioning systems
(e.g., GitHub) and feature request/tracking systems (e.g., Freshdesk).
- Demonstrated experience with a range of data management technologies, such
as relational databases, object databases, and XML.
- Demonstrated experience with scripting languages, such as Bash, Tcl, Python
- Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment
Chris Samuel : http://www.csamuel.org/ : Melbourne, VIC