Research Programmer / Software Engineer

This position is a 12-month role within the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI). 

It is a specialist role as a programmer/full stack software engineer working on CRCSI projects relating to the automated quality assurance of LiDAR and photogrammetric point cloud data and their derived products. These software tools form part of the QA4 suite of products ( This position will be primarily developing the QA4UAV software, although will be working on other QA4 components. The QA4 products are used by government partners and private sector companies to ensure the spatial products are fit-for-purpose. The programmer will be implementing algorithms and manipulating data that will be provided to them by research, so knowledge of these fields is preferable.

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Applications close 30 May 2017.


There are opportunities for graduates with spatial Information education across Australia and around the globe in many disciplines. 

Jobs in the spatial industry are varied with graduates working throughout business and government in a broad range of spatial information management and system development positions.

You may be involved in the traditional areas of managing land information systems, producing maps and digital databases, surveying boundaries and engineering projects, or managing, developing, and preserving land. You may be applying many techniques, including photogrammetry, remote sensing, and global positioning system (GPS). You could be managing information about the environment, transportation and other utility systems.

Working in our industry may see you advance the technology itself: developing software and systems to enhance the ability of individuals, business, government, and industry to better use information systems in daily business workflows. 

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