JOB

Data Engineer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Saturday, February 20, 2021

Australian Capital Territory

Agency / Department

Geoscience Australia

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

Geoscience Australia is looking to fill a role for a Data Engineer to work on developing and applying scalable data science workflows for Digital Earth Australia. The role will involve creating data pipelines and processing techniques that work in both super computer and in cloud computing environments. There will be opportunities to work with internal and external stakeholders, including collaborations on exciting projects around the world. You will be supported in maintaining, improving and fostering collaboration on open source software including the Open Data Cube project.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience with Linux system administration and relevant scripting languages.
  • Experience with Python and/or similar programming languages.
  • Experience in delivering and maintaining operational software Experience with source control management and related processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of AWS and infrastructure as code Experience with geospatial information systems and OGC web services

Desired Criteria

  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems
  • Experience working with Postgresql and PostGIS
  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Flask Python framework or equivalent
  • Experience using distributed computing tools like Dask

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

Two x 12 month extension options