Tuesday , January 31 2023

CSIR Vacancies – Software Developer

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for Senior Software Developer: Extended Reality (XR) 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 for designing, prototyping and implementing solutions that incorporate XR components to deliver an impactful and novel solution to stakeholders and clients. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Remain well-versed in new developments in the XR domain to identify new avenues for research and development;
  • Participate in external task teams or committees in relevant domains;
  • Supervise/mentor junior staff in the area(s) of expertise;
  • Lead, conceptualize, design and implement novel XR based solutions;
  • Generate and contribute towards science engineering and technology (SET) activity targets and outputs (reports, guidelines, system requirements, peer-reviewed publications, technology and software packages, etc.);
  • Remain current in field of expertise with respect to new approaches in tools, methods or technologies;
  • Understand and interpret client requirements to contribute to user requirement analysis and/or well-articulated project proposals;

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in User Interface (UI) and User experience (UX) design concepts;
  • An Honors or Master’s degree will be advantageous;
  • Experience in 3D modelling and game development using platforms and tools such as Blender, Unity, Unreal, etc, would be advantageous;
  • Demonstrated skills in analytical thinking, flexibility and adaptability, investigative thinking, teamwork, self-management, and systems level thinking;
  • Experience in 3D and XR JavaScript libraries would be advantageous;
  • All international qualifications require an evaluation report / certificate issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer/electronic engineering, information technology or related field to augmented reality with at least five years’ experience in 3-Dimensional (3D) modelling or extended reality;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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