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Junior Software Engineer – Health Informatics


Software Engineer within CSIRO is to initiate, develop, lead and promote CSIRO’s research capability for the benefit of Australia’s economy, society/community and/or environment through strategic partnerships with industry. The Software Engineer will work with CSIRO research scientists and project staff and CSIRO clients to develop and deliver projects.

The successful candidate will contribute to multiple projects undertaken within AEHRC and with partner organisations. These projects will include the development of new platforms and applications for data interoperability in healthcare – including information modelling with FHIR and OMOP and the use of clinical terminologies such as SNOMED CT.

Your duties will include:

  • Work with clients and CSIRO researchers and software engineers to lead projects in developing software and solutions to deliver high-impact solutions within the area of integration and analysis of clinical and other health data.
  • Develop and maintain high quality software in accordance with industry best practice and organisational guidelines.
  • Contribute to the management and administration of operational business systems, web sites and associated infrastructure.
  • Communication of project outcomes through support documentation, demonstrations and presentations.
  • Help build CSIRO’s research and engineering reputation for integrated and multi-disciplinary science related to health data semantics.

Salary: AU$ 85,361to AU$96,573 pa up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Indefinite

Reference: 76629

Location: Based Location – Brisbane, RBWH

To be considered you will need:

  • Experience in developing digital health applications
  • Experience in developing mobile and/or web-based applications with technologies such as Angular, React, Flutter, and Dart.
  • Strong experience with Python, Java-based frameworks and libraries such as Spring Boot, Lucene, Apache Spark.
  • Knowledge of public cloud infrastructure and containerised deployment through for example Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of working in a team environment and participating in an agile software development process
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For full details about this role please review the Position Description


To be eligible to work in CSIRO you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or either hold, or be able to obtain, a valid working visa.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

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

22 September 2021, 11:59pm AEST

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