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Reference Number3279 - MWA Data Manager

 Position Title: MWA Data Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
 Position Number: 3513840                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
      Tenure: 24 months fixed-term, full time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
 Salary Range: $86,904 - $98,701 (G08)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
    Location: Bentley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
 Description: Do you have the technical expertise needed to manage the operation and maintenance of a complex large-scale data system?

The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) is a $50m Precursor telescope for the multi-billion dollar Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and the first to become operational for science. It is expected the project will accumulate a data archive of approximately 9 petabytes volume by mid-2015.

In this position, located at Bentley but requiring interstate and or overseas travel, your core responsibility will be the operation and maintenance of the data flow and data archiving between the MWA project and the Pawsey supercomputing centre. Working closely with staff at the Pawsey supercomputing centre you will ensure best practice treatment of the MWA Big Data challenge, with the future view of making MWA data widely and easily available to an international user community.

To be successful, you need a postgraduate qualification or progress towards a postgraduate qualification in computer science or a related field and extensive relevant experience in software development or maintenance. A demonstrated ability to manage the operation and maintenance of a complex large-scale data system is essential. Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices. Contact Person: Tom Booler, Project Manager, on telephone 0061892669471 Contact Email: tom.booler@curtin.edu.au Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Applications are invited from women and men who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. Submit Application: To submit an application, click on the Apply Now button. Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime. Applications Close: 5 pm, Monday 30 June 2014

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