Lead Software Engineer (Machine Learning)

Job no: 499521
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, HEO10

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Attractive remuneration package on offer (negotiable) to the successful candidate. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience.

Two year fixed-term contract (Extendable subject to funding and performance)

Lead a small team of software engineers, collaborate with world-leading researchers and project manage to deliver solutions to our clients.

The Australian Institute of Machine Learning is looking for a team leader to deliver machine learning systems for challenging real-world problems that will make a difference in people's daily lives.  In this role you will scope and plan projects, manage a team of software engineers, work with experts to develop machine learning algorithms, take responsibility for products, and test, deliver and maintain software systems.  You will be a pioneer, creating new tech that didn't previously exist to do things that weren't thought possible.  This is a growth opportunity - as you work with leaders in artificial intelligence and the latest tools you will be constantly at the cutting edge of technology. 

If you are able to write and review production code, crunch data with machine learning algorithms, and manage agile teams this may well be your dream role.

To be successful you will need:

  • Proven experience in software engineering with extensive experience in one or more of Linux OS, C++, Java or Python and a track record of applying machine learning to client problems;
  • Demonstrated experience in software project management and in successfully leading and managing a team in a technical environment to achieve outstanding results;
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to quickly build successful stakeholder relationships, working collaboratively with a diverse range of people in the research environment and with clients.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/jobs/

Your faculty’s broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science—including machine learning—and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields, and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Learn more at: https://ecms.adelaide.edu.au/

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to the three selection criteria listed above. Please ensure your cover letter and selection criteria responses are contained in one document of no more than two pages.

Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 23 December 2018. Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 14th of January, 2019.

For further information

Along with an attractive salary package, The University of Adelaide offers outstanding work-life balance and flexibility and a commitment to respecting and embracing diversity. International and interstate travel may be required and funding for relocation may be available.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mr Ian Will
Operations Manager, AIML
E: aiml@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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