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Research Scientist & Engineer in AI & Cybersecurity - Multiple Opportunities

Date: 10-May-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU Canberra, ACT, AU Negotiable, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Sydney, NSW, 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.

CSIRO's Data61 is hiring

In 2021 Data61 embarked upon an ambitious hiring campaign. At its core, we recognised a unique opportunity to grow our capacity for innovation by increasing our diversity and attracting world-class talent, great minds, skills, opinions and experiences. This has been hugely successful to date. In 2022, we are entering the 3rd stage of our campaign and seeking to attract more amazing, brilliant, and diverse professionals to our ranks. 

 

We have a range of exciting opportunities available for Research Scientists and Engineers, People Leaders, and individuals who are passionate about science and engineering in the digital and data sciences. We also have a range of opportunities available to graduates; to be considered for our graduate program you will have completed at least an undergraduate degree with first-class Honours (H1 or HD) not less than three years ago. 

How we can thrive together to solve Australia's data-driven challenges

  • Data61 are at the digital and data heart of Australia's national science agency - CSIRO 

  • Working collaboratively with the largest group of digital technology researchers in Australia 

  • A unique opportunity to seamlessly work across disciplinary boundaries and make an impact at a national scale! 

 

In 2021 CSIRO's Data61 embarked upon an ambitious hiring campaign. At the heart of it, we recognized a unique opportunity to greatly increase our diversity, attracting talent from around the world, great minds, talents, skills, opinions, and experiences. This has been hugely successful. We are now entering the 3rd stage of our campaign and seeking to attract more amazing, brilliant, and diverse professionals to our ranks.

 

We have a range of exciting opportunities available for Research Scientists and Engineers, People Leaders, and individuals who are passionate about science and engineering in the digital and data sciences. We also have a range of opportunities available to undergraduates; to be considered for our undergraduate program you will have completed at least an undergraduate degree with first-class Honours (H1 or HD) not less than three years ago. 

 

This is a fantastic opportunity if you want to actively take part in world-class research outcomes to deliver novel cyber security solutions that will educate and protect Australian communities. 

 

Working within our cyber security domain teams offers countless opportunities to be at the forefront of Australia’s research and see your contributions make a meaningful positive impact across our nation!

The opportunities that we are offering

We have a number of indefinite opportunities available for Research Scientists and Research Engineers within our Cyber Security portfolio at Data61. Locations available across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra or remote where requirements can be met. Apply now to register your interest to join Data61 as part of a multi-disciplinary research team that will lead world-class cyber security research. 

Life at CSIRO's Data61

Data61 is at the forefront of digital science and innovation. Data61 is guiding first class novel research as well as working across disciplines and sectors to apply technologies and deliver impact. 

 

Our cyber strategy is based around the themes of building trustworthy and resilient cyber systems, risk-based cyber approaches, shared awareness, as well as strengthening the human and social dimension of cyber security. We are seeking you to join us and be a crucial member of our cyber security division. We have a wide range of research opportunities that include: 

  • Human centric security, AI collaboration to develop security solutions and invisible security. 
  • Security automation to counteract advanced malicious cyber actors using Machine Learning.  
  • Data privacy and confidentiality.  

 

We are committed to continuously building a diverse, inclusive, and flexible working environment where all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. 

About You

We’re interested in hearing from people who can demonstrate the following:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline area, such as computer science, data sciences, cyber security, information technology, communications engineering, software engineering or applied mathematics. 
  • A demonstrated high quality research publication history in peer reviewed conferences, journals and/or reports within the field of AI and cyber security, and/or data privacy.  
  • Experience in applying research outcomes to solve industry problems, preferably in the area of human centric security, cyber security, data privacy or artificial intelligence/machine learning. 
  • Proactive and adaptable mindset to handle or direct research initiatives (ranging from undefined to perfectly defined requirements), and an ability to navigate around that and work collaboratively with the client.  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to produce high calibre research papers, interact with external clients/stakeholder, and internal collaboration. 

 

 

CSIRO is an Equal Opportunity employer working hard to recruit world-class talent that represents the diversity across our society. 

Who is eligible to express their interest

To be considered for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or either hold, or be able to obtain, a valid working visa (visa sponsorship may be provided to eligible candidates). The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent. 

Where to from here!

If you are interested in opportunities within Data61’s Cyber Security division, and meet the above candidate requirements, please apply to register your interest! If you prefer to have an informal chat before putting in your EOI (Expression of Interest), you can contact Careers.Online@csiro.au. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates, are also welcome to contact our Indigenous Talent lead at IndigenousCareers@csiro.au for more information. 

 

Who will view my EOI: Data61 Research Directors, Group Leaders and Talent Acquisition are partnering together to review your expression of interests. We are excited to hear from you and will be in touch with you over the coming weeks where there is a potential match to an opportunity that may be your future role! 

 

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