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The Australian National University

Research Data Management Specialist

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Work type: Continuing (Contingent Funded)
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification:   ANU Officer Grade 8 (IT)
Salary package: $94,094 to $100,864 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Continuing (Contingent Funded), Full Time

Position overview

NCI, an operating unit of The Australian National University is built on and sustained by a formal collaboration of national research organisations, CSIRO, Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, and other research-intensive universities. NCI is Australia’s leading national provider of high-end computational and data-intensive services.

The Research Data Management Specialist will play a pivotal role in providing high quality data services that interoperate with national and international services in a number of major scientific domains. 

Reporting to the Data Management team leader you will:

  • Develop and maintain high quality scientific data management services
  • Port, install, tune and support tools, software and services that support delivery of NCI's data assets
  • Take lead role in data services training and communication 

Skills & experience

  • Demonstrated capability in data analysis and using data services within Linux environments
  • Working knowledge of international scientific data standards, data tools and utilities
  • Demonstrated experience in software programming (e.g., Python, Fortran, C, R, Matlab, etc)
  • Experience in self-describing data formats (eg. NetCDF4/CF and HDF5)
  • Experience in using data services, such as OPeNDAP and OGC services (WMS, WCS, WFS, WPS)

For enquiries contact: Amanda Walker  T: 02 6125 9804 E: Amanda.Walker@anu.edu.au

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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