Sunday , February 25 2024

CSIR Niist Vacancies – Senior Software Developer

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for Senior Software Developer: Artificial Intelligence in the in the Emerging Digital Technologies for fourth Industrial Revolution (EDT4IR) Research Centre within the Next Generation Enterprises and Institutions Cluster. The incumbent will be responsible to design, develop and implement AI systems architecture and solutions. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Remain current in field of expertise with respect to new approaches in tools, methods or technologies;
  • Participate in external task teams or committees in relevant domains;
  • Generate and contribute towards science engineering and technology (SET) activity outputs e.g., reports, guidelines, system requirements, peer-reviewed publications, and technology and software packages;
  • Understand and interpret client requirements by contributing to user requirement analysis and/or well-articulated proposals;
  • Develop innovative solutions in AI and remain well-versed in new technologies in the evolving AI space;
  • Supervise/mentor junior staff in the area(s) of expertise;

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate Object-orientated software engineering skills;
  • Strong quantitative skills (mathematics/statistics/computer science);
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, information technology or related field with at least five years’ experience in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and software development in Artificial Intelligence Technologies;
  • An Honours or Master’s degree will be advantageous;
  • Understanding of transforming/implementing software/algorithms for use in real-life systems would be advantageous;
  • Knowledge of programming in modern object orientated languages, with Open-Source development tools and platforms;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise/mentor/develop junior staff;
  • Demonstrated skills in: analytical thinking, flexibility and adaptability, investigative orientation, planning and organising, problem solving, verbal and written communication, teamwork, self-management (planning, prioritising and time management – includes the ability to work independently), systems level thinking, multi-disciplinary knowledge.

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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