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Join our Global Team as a Software Engineer – Brisbane

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer

Position Objective

Genics, an Australian based global leader in next-generation early pathogen detection & breeding programs for a growing number of primary producers, is seeking a highly motivated & experienced Software Engineerto join our rapidly growing team of Industry experts.

We are seeking a highly motivated, and versatile technology professional who wants their work to make a difference to the sustainability and well-being of communities all over the world. If you are an IT professional ready to be part of a fast-paced, high tempo team of experts where real Innovation thrives, novel concepts and ideas are enabled and you get to see your ideas turn into commercial reality, then this position could be for you.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience in software development, computer vision technology, big data, and machine learning.  Some experience with data science will also be beneficial. This position provides an excellent opportunity to be an innovative and vital contributor to our company’s technology strategic direction supporting several global industries who benefit from our biotech solutions. Read what out customers have to say here

In this role, you will be responsible for utilising your software development experience, as well as your analytical technology skills, to build and improve the tech solutions which support a growing number of primary producers globally.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Trusted Advisor
  • Sustainability
  • Accountability
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Globally Focused
  • Delivering Utility
  • Collaborative
  • Customer first

Our Culture

We are agile and passionate. Our mission & vision focus on empowerment. We help humanity thrive through global food security and an abundance of healthy, sustainably produced food. This motivates us every day to collaborate with farmers and food producers to innovate, create and succeed in all the stages needed to realise our mission & vision.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Software development for our key technology platforms using Python, Microsoft and AWS technologies.
  • Support for the software products, as the need arises.
  • Project management/coordination of your work, Including stakeholder management.
  • Work collaboratively with the Digital Solutions team to understand business priorities, present technological approaches, and architect technical solutions.
  • Responsible for the initiation and leading future design and build of digital products supporting the Genics Business Strategy.
  • Identify valuable data sources and collection processes to support the creation of a robust and reliable data management system.
  • Contribute and maintain the high-quality code base across multiple platforms.
  • Contribute to the documentation and knowledge base of the team.
  • Mentor other team members, participate within/across team workshops and contribute to team agile processes and culture.

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

Skills – Must have’s

  • Strong Python, React(JavaScript) and SQL skills.
  • Familiarity with AWS services (RDS, EC2, S3, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFront etc)
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of computer vision products, principles and best practices.
  • Cyber Security: Coding best practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Current legal working rights in Australia

Great to have

  • Microsoft O365
  • Experience with machine learning, deep learning, and predictive modelling.
  • Experience in the design and development of relational databases, MySQL preferred.
  • Multi-lingual (we have a presence in many other countries)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain complex statistical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Tenure: Fulltime

Level (Mid – 5+ years’ experience)

How to apply

Please email to one document only containing:

  • Cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in English
  • Resume/CV in English

For more information contact Jenson Spencer (CIO)

What our clients say about us

“Continual improvement in company procedures, protocols and operations is one of VietUc’s foundations of success. We turned to Genics when it came to reviewing and raising the standards of our Biosecurity across the VietUc grow out Business. It was one of the best decisions ever made. I highly recommend the Biosecurity services of Team Genics.”

Mr Tung Ma, CTOVietUc Group, Vietnam

“Our team at Kona Bay Indonesia are very impressed with Genics approach to data-driven decision making helping our facilities produce healthy, robust locally grown Indonesian Kona Bay broodstock that are SPF. Their helpful team give us confidence through designing statistically significant health sample programs and providing training in sampling for pathogen testing. Shipping is always fast, and the paperwork simple. Thank you Genics”.

Ari SetiardhiGeneral Manager at Kona Bay Indonesia

“Results from Genics Shrimp MultiPath provided us with trusted information about our animal’s health allowing us to make important data-driven management decisions. Ultimately, the data provides us with a competitive advantage and when combined with very good value for money and excellent customer service we’ll happily call on Genics for further insights into our animal health”.

Ana Carolina de Barros Guerrelhas, Socia-DirectoraAquatec, Brazil

“Genics are an expert team providing complete Shrimp Health solutions to our industry that add genuine value customised to each business. Their proprietary Shrimp MultiPath platform provides unrivalled quality controlled data for multiple pathogen detection – something that is not available anywhere else in the world. I would happily recommend Genics to anyone requiring Shrimp Health Solutions”.

Dr. David KawahigashiVannamei 101, USA

“With the aim of increasing shrimp production on our farms in Indonesia and better understanding the health of our shrimp, I turned to Genics for testing using Shrimp MultiPath. After a simple tissue sampling process, our samples were sent to Australia with test results ready within 48 hours of receiving the samples in the lab. The results helped our team understand how we can further improve animal health leading to stronger and disease resistant shrimp in future harvests. Also, a bonus, is the data showing that we can improve water quality management on our farms leading to healthier shrimp”.

Mr. Joko Sasongko, ChairmanPT. Noerwi Aqua Farm, Ujung Genteng South Sukabumi West Java - Indonesia

“As a repeat customer, I am constantly impressed how Genics data allows me to make crucial data-driven decisions leading to improved farm performance. We have used Shrimp MultiPath a number of times as a mechanism to better understand the overall health of our shrimp. This in turn helps our farm reduce risk of disease, lower costs and increase productivity”

Carlos ElizaldeOro del Pacifico, Guatamala

“I wanted to let you know of how happy we are with Genics Shrimp MultiPath. The results have definitely given us solid peace of mind and confidence in our business. I wish more of Indonesian farmers are able to enjoy the benefits of Genics technology in the future“.

Winston Wijaya, DirectorPT Arghani Boga Sejahtera, Bangka Sumatera, Indonesia

“For me, Genics’ Shrimp MultiPath technology is unsurpassed in its ability to detect pathogens early, mitigate disease and provide certainty about our animal’s health. This means that despite the global pandemic, we’re on a fast-track to improved viability and growth. Additionally, Genics customer service has provided us with animal data quickly, allowing us to make informed management decisions with confidence”.

Ricardo SolaNaturisa S.A. Ecuador

“Genics with their ShrimpID solutions suite provided us with a practical mate allocation plan that maximised genetic diversity of our progeny. We have seen a massive improvement in nauplii production already! Incredible results, powerful data. We look forward to working with Genics to continually improve on our breeding program and high-quality post-larvae offerings to Ecuadorian Shrimp Producers”.

Bolivar Pena - Administrator Genesis, Ecuador

Genics new Shrimp MultiPath Xtra heralds a new era in pathogen detection, specifically around the detection of Decapod iridescent virus 1, DIV-1. As a vet, I can recommend Shrimp MultiPath Xtra to farmers wanting peace of mind and security when it comes to detecting pathogens on their farm”.

Jorge Cuéllar-AnjelAquaculture Veterinarian - Disease of Aquatic Organisms - Shrimp Pathologist, Panama

“In terms of PCR for the diagnosis of shrimp diseases, I think Dr. Melony Sellars (CEO Genics) is the highest authority in the world, I don’t know anyone who gives me as much confidence in this topic as she does”. 

Dr. Joao RochaShrimp Geneticist, Texcumar, Ecuador

“Genics is a one-stop shop for diagnostics. They are collaborative, flexible and reliable diagnostic partners. I enjoy working with the Genics team!” ,

Dr Christine Huynh BVScDirector, Nautilus Collaboration Pty Ltd., Australia

“I am very satisfied with Genics services and results: Availability, professionalism, quality of the work done, easy reading of the result report, trust in the produced results!”

Isabelle MermoundDirectorate of Veterinary Affairs, Food and Rural Affairs (DAVAR), New Caledonia

“The Penaeus monodon ShrimpID panels now available at Genics have been fundamental to the success of our company’s selective breeding programs since 2010. They have enabled us to maximise our genetic diversity year after year, and facilitate smart breeding choices that have delivered selected lines with trebled production performance in ponds compared side by side with unselected lines.”

Alistair DickGeneral Manager, Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture, Australia

“Using ShrimpID and Shrimp MultiPath combined (called Enduro) Genics were able to help our farm in Ecuador determine the pedigree of our stock thus ensuring genetic diversity in our breeding program while also giving us important data on the health of our animals. This means we can better plan for the future knowing exactly what we need to put in place to ensure positive farm performance”.

Boris Pena, Maturation Manager Genesis, Ecuador

“Really quick turnaround time. Impressive.”

Dustin R. Moss, PhD,Oceanic Institute, Hawaii, United States

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Did you know… Genics Head of Research and Development Dr. Ralf Moser has over 20 years of global leadership experience in Biotechnology. His wide-ranging expertise extends to all major genomics applications to identify and detect genetic variations in human, animals, bacteria and viruses.