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Griffith University

In office: 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan Campus, QLD

  • 🇦🇺 Australia

Development Engineer

Company Description

Creating a brighter future for all
Griffith University is a progressive, values-led university dedicated to learning, leadership, and innovation. This is your chance to help us achieve our vision to transform lives and add to human knowledge and understanding in a way that creates a future that benefits all.

Since opening in 1975, Griffith has grown from one campus and 451 students to become a comprehensive, multi-campus institution, with 50,000 students and more than 200,000 graduates.

Job Description

Our group, eResearch and Specialised Platforms, works directly with researchers to improve research capability and impact from their research. Griffith is one of Australia's leading research universities. Working in our world-class research centres, institutes and schools, our researchers are driven to better understand our world and improve people’s lives. Our research strengths span a broad spectrum of areas, from chronic diseases to criminology and Asian politics to the arts.

We are currently looking for a Software Development Engineer to develop and support a variety of applications and platforms that support Griffith researchers to deliver research outcomes. We are looking someone who can use Python (Django) and Java Script (React) to design technology solutions to meet specific research needs of our clients. All code is deployed with a CI/CD and automated testing is mandatory with all builds. Each of our projects are unique in their final goals, and we would ideally look for someone interested in working with diverse and new technologies. 

You will work with a team of experts, drawing on their expertise and knowledge to enable you to succeed in the role. We encourage and support learning new skills on the job, so our developers interact with all levels of the software stack.  

What we can offer
This is a full-time continuing position ideally based at our Nathan, Gold Coast based applications will be considered on a case by case basis. As Griffith is a multi-campus University you may be required to work across other campus locations.

The full time equivalent base salary will be HEW Level 7 range $93,854 - $101,680 per annum + 17% superannuation. The total FTE package will be in the range $109,809 - $118,966 per annum.

Additional Information

As a values-led organisation, at Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a dynamic and strong organisational culture. We support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. We offer:

  • mix of on campus and work from home options available and a supportive work environment.

  • salary packaging options and corporate health discounts.

  • generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave and leave loading.

  • support with future learning opportunities through our educational staff assistance scheme.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. For more information please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • A covering statement outlining your suitability for the role referring to the job details above and the position description.

  • Current curriculum vitae, including name and contact details.

The successful applicant will have unrestricted Australian work rights and may be subject to a criminal history check. 

For further information specifically about this role, please contact Andrew Bowness, Product Manager - eResearch at [email protected]

For application support, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 3735 4011 quoting REF2480I.

Closing date: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed and actioned as received. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.All applications must be submitted online.