Senior Advanced Computing Specialist - Computational Biology, Victoria

Employer: Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Position title: Senior Advanced Computing Specialist - Computational Biology

Closing date: 26/9/2017

Brief position description: 
• $92,253 - $111,619 plus superannuation
• Ongoing
• Usual hours of work: full-time (flexibility may be available)
• Usual work location: Bundoora (flexibility may be available)

This is a pivotal role as a senior member of a small team providing and supporting the HPC and scientific computing capabilities of a leading-edge Life Sciences research organisation engaged in improving the productivity, efficiency and sustainability of the Victorian agricultural sector. You will be embedded with system end users and their collaborators, as well as interacting with contractors and external service providers. There will be opportunities for ongoing personal development, such as training and attendance at scientific computing conferences.

This role requires advanced skills in system and network administration and scripting, clustered and HPC computer systems, security, virtualisation and Petabyte-scale storage. Both Linux and Windows skills are needed. You should have the ability to design and implement solutions for automated transfer of data within, and between, systems and to ensure the security of both internal and internet-facing systems, plus advanced troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

For a confidential discussion, please call Carl Thomas, Systems Manager – Biosciences Advanced Scientific Computing on (03) 9032 7007.

The position of Senior Advanced Computing Specialist – Computational Biology is part of the Agriculture & Rural Division's Biosciences Research Branch of the Agriculture & Resources Group. The Agriculture and Resources Group works with industry, primary producers, urban and regional communities to improve liveability and drive sustainable economic growth in the food and fibre, natural resources and energy sectors.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below. Applicants are advised to provide a document outlining their skills and experience relating to the Key Selection Criteria listed in the position description.

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