Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Senior Software Engineer

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC
Categories: Information Technology, Engineering

The Organisation

Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry. Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 156 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace.

The Role

Your primary role as a Senior Software Engineer will be to provide advanced software support and development of enhancements for a variety of high reliability systems included High Frequency Radio Control System, Aeronautical Information Systems, Intranet Hosted Web-based Database Systems, Monitoring and Control Systems and test support tools. You will participate in and lead projects delivering new and state of the art systems for the provision of Air Traffic Control services.

The Person

This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior software engineer with several years’ experience in a lead engineering role to join an amazing team environment.

In return for your software engineering expertise and knowledge, technical leadership experience, pro-active approach, confidence, professionalism, solution focus and commitment, we will reward you with a diverse and challenging career, scope for professional development, excellent remuneration and an opportunity to work with a highly skilled, vibrant, motivated and supportive team, within a values based organisation.

Team Culture

Airservices’ values reflect what is important to the organisation and our team culture embodies those values. We are proud of our people, our successes and our contribution to the safety of Australia’s aviation industry. We build relationships on trust and respect. We are innovative, achieve more together and are authentic in our actions.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  • Extensive experience in multiple programming languages, such as s C, C++, Java (SE and EE), Python, SQL, ASP .Net MVC
  • Software and systems support experience
  • Windows and Linux systems knowledge, including system administration and writing complex batch/shell scripts
  • Strong systems engineering and documentation skills with experience in preparing requirements specifications, design documents, test plans and system support manuals
  • Experience working in small teams and providing tasking, guidance, mentoring and work review for less experienced engineers
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for liaising with a variety of engineers, project managers, system users and technical support personnel across Australia
  • An appropriate Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology degree from an Australian Tertiary Institution, or certified equivalent qualification

Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian citizen as the ability to obtain an Australian Government Baseline Security Clearance is required for this role.

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

Download File Position Description - Snr Software Engineering Specialist.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact Duncan McCreanor on 03 9339 2426.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a security check for issuing of an Aviation Security Identification Card as part of the recruitment process and may in the future be required to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance.

Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

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Application close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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