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Web Application Developer

Date: 29-Jul-2022

Location: Canberra, ACT, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Geelong, VIC, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: CSIRO

Acknowledgement of Country

CSIRO acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, sea and waters, of the area that we live and work on across Australia. We acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. View our vision towards reconciliation

The Opportunity


  • Outstanding opportunities to grow & develop your career
  • Flexible work arrangements! 
  • Highly collaborative work environment


CSIRO's Information Management and Technology (IMT) is embarking on an ambitious portfolio of work designed to support the organisations strategy and the Managed Data Ecosystem (MDE) program of work. Underpinning the program is a desire for staff to have seamless, secure access to tools, systems and processes that back the delivery of world class science.

The Information Services Applications (ISA) team within CSIRO IMT develops software solutions that support CSIRO’s management of research outputs including publications and data collections. The team supports a variety of products including bespoke in-house developed, custom configured and hosted “off the shelf” products. The team operates using agile practices and has a policy of continuous review and improvements. Our environment encourages innovation and provides the technology and autonomy to get on with delivery.

The role of the Web application Developer within the CSIRO IM&T Information Services Applications Development Team is to assist in the implementation and support of new and existing software solutions.


Your duties will include:


  • Assist in various aspects of system development
  • Develop software to satisfy business requirements (Agile stories).
  • Undertake unit testing of developed code and debug code.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in code reviews and specification reviews.
  • Contribute to our continuous delivery implementation
  • Provide technical advice that is aligned with overall solution designs, architecture and frameworks


Location: Canberra, Brisbane, Geelong, Melbourne

Salary: AU$87k - AU$98k plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Indefinite

Reference: 85729

To be considered you will need:


Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all essential criteria can be appointed.

  1. 4+ years experience in developing software applications coupled with relevant tertiary qualifications in IT or equivalent relevant work experience
  2. Experience with one or more programming languages
  3. A good understanding of web technologies (eg. HTML, CSS and JavaScript)
  4. Experience with one or more web development frameworks (eg. Angular, Vue.js, React)
  5. Knowledge and experience working in an Agile-Scrum software development including the use of JIRA (TASKS) and Confluence (WIKI)
  6. Demonstrated high-level SQL and data modelling skills


CSIRO thrives on innovation; innovation that is harnessed by the diversity of the minds and lived experiences brought to our greatest challenges. If you meet some, but not all requirements, we encourage you to submit your application. 


For full details about this role please review the Position Description


Applications for this position are open to Australian Citizens only

Appointment to this role is subject to provision of a national police check and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the NV1 level


CSIRO requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of entry to all CSIRO locations. Please be advised you may be asked for proof of vaccination as part of the recruitment process.


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

21st August 2022, 11:00pm AEST/AEDT

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. 

Please consider applying as soon as possible.