First listed on: 21 January 2019

Front End Engineer 

  • Join us in developing the next generation of data visualisation software
  • Collaborate with researchers & engineers on new & innovative software products
  • Join our dedicated Graph Analytics Engineering group at Data61, Australia's digital powerhouse

The Position

Data61 has an exciting new opportunity to join the Graph Visualisation team in Data61.

We are currently designing and building a new data visualisation platform that will have real impact for Australia. We are seeking a creative front end engineer to join our StellarGraph project and to work together creating practical data visualisation products for Australian government and industry.

We work in an open, collaborative environment with flexible working hours where people can take ownership of their area, experiment with new technologies, and can learn and grow to their full potential.

Your duties will include:

  • To design and build beautiful user interfaces and to ensure their implementation is efficient, elegant and maintainable.
  • Implement graph visualisation applications using front-end technologies.
  • Experiment with technologies, evaluate and present the results.
  • Collaborate effectively with engineering, research, UI/UX and product teams.
  • Maintain high ethical and performance standards.

Location:      Docklands VIC, Canberra ACT or Eveleigh, Sydney NSW
Salary:          AU$111,663 - AU$130,848 plus up to 15.4% superannuation  
Tenure:         Fixed term until July 2020
Reference:    57663

To be successful you will need:

  • Bachelor degree in a scientific or engineering discipline such as Computer Science or equivalent commercial experience in software engineering
  • Ability to think creatively and prototype new ideas.
  • Experience with ReactJS
  • Experience with two or more of the following web technologies:
    JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, SVG, ES6, TypeScript, NodeJS

For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

CSIRO’s Data61 business unit is the largest data innovation group in Australia, bringing together approximately 600 research and development staff working in digital technologies to create benefit for Australia. Data61 develops Australia's future leaders with its strong 300+ PhD student program in collaboration with our best universities across Australia.

CSIRO’s Commitment to Diversity

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Friday 01March 2019, 11.59pm AEST

For selection documentation
and details on how to apply visit or call 1300 984 220

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