[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Technical Officer/Senior Technical Officer (AUV software systems/field operations) at the University of Sydney

Lucy Avati lucy.avati at sydney.edu.au
Sun Nov 27 16:43:16 PST 2016


Dear all,

The University of Sydney is currently seeking a Technical Officer/Senior Technical Officer (AUV software systems/field operations) within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__sydney.edu.au_recruitment_&d=DgIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=h0Vh0NQpvfx7KnBGUZvfjHYXYq0NHU_bGaQks1sSTHo&s=30yGd8ZzxrNVbg8EBbM34DD1UpugHVFNDj59RHOoFuM&e= > and search by the reference number 1904/1116 for more information and to apply.


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Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR)
Reference no. 1904/1116


  *   Opportunity to provide technical support for the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Facility
  *   Utilise your experience working with robotic systems
  *   Full-time, fixed term for 12 months, remuneration package: $94K-$112K p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super


The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) is based in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and
Mechatronic Engineering (AMME) at The University of Sydney, and is dedicated to the research, development, application and dissemination of field robotics principles.

The group has substantial experimental facilities including three laboratories and a field test site, a range of experimental and production vehicles, industry-quality mechanical and electrical design and fabrication facilities, and employs the latest in embedded computing, sensing and control technologies.

The ACFR is now the largest robotics and automation research group in Australia and is also one of the largest of its kind in the world. The ACFR leads the IMOS AUV Facility and is developing an international reputation for innovation in the area of marine robotics.


Position duties include:

  *   providing technical research support and assistance to researchers, students, and other technical staff working in the field or in the laboratory (Level 6)
  *   maintaining the laboratory workplace ensuring that the research, leaning and teaching requirements of the work area are met effectively (Level 6)
  *   coordinating and supervising technical staff and students related to field trips (Level 6)
  *   providing expert advice, sound technical research support and assistance to researchers, students, and other technical staff working in the field or the laboratory(Level 7)
  *   managing the laboratory workplace ensuring that the research, learning and teaching requirements of the work area are met effectively (Level 7)
  *   overseeing the preparation of reporting and documentation (Level 7)
  *   ensuring laboratory is compliant with Workplace Health and Safety requirements

Position requirements include:

  *   Field operations - capacity to maintain and deploy advanced robotic systems in the ocean (Level 6 and 7)
  *   Tertiary qualifications in Electrical/Mechatronic Engineering, Computer Science or similar (Level 6)
  *   Robotics experience - experience working with robotic systems including development of software, electronic and/or hardware systems (Level 6)
  *   Tertiary degree in Electrical/Mechatronic Engineering, Computer Science or similar (Level 7)
  *   At least 3 years of relevant work experience or postgraduate degree (Level 7)
  *   Robotics experience - experience working with robotic systems including development of software, electronic and/or hardware systems(Level 7)
A wide range of benefits are available to University staff. These include: generous leave options; flexible working arrangements; comprehensive professional development programs; and salary packaging benefits.

All staff employed by the University of Sydney must have the right to work in Australia. An employer visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Remuneration package: Level 6 $94,418 - $101,833 p.a. (which includes a base salary $79,784 - $86,050 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

Remuneration package: Level 7 $103,690 - $$112,965 p.a. (which includes a base salary $87,619 - $95,456 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

This position is subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__sydney.edu.au_recruitment_&d=DgIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=h0Vh0NQpvfx7KnBGUZvfjHYXYq0NHU_bGaQks1sSTHo&s=30yGd8ZzxrNVbg8EBbM34DD1UpugHVFNDj59RHOoFuM&e= > and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE : 11:30pm 11 December 2016

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

(c) The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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