Sem 2 2017 Thesis Selection Event – 29 May

If you are due to start a thesis in Semester 2, 2017 come and meet the supervisors!

Thesis Selection Event Slide S2 2017


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Free Trial Membership with the ACS!

ACS 2017

Try ACS on us until 30 June 2017!

We are at a digital crossroad with emerging technology outpacing traditional models of success. You need a network of support and a firm understanding of what you can bring to the future. As the Professional Association for Australia’s ICT sector we’re here to help at any stage of your career.

Don’t take our word for it, have a try on us* till the end of June!


About ACS

The ACS (Australian Computer Society) exists to advance professional excellence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Over 23,000 ACS members work in business, education, government and the community. Its objectives are to further the study, science and application of people and organisations; maintain and promote a Code of Ethics for members of the ACS; define and promote standards of knowledge of ICT for members; promote the formulation of effective policies on ICT and related matters; extend the knowledge and understanding of ICT in the community; promote the benefits of membership of the Society; and promote the benefits of employing members of the Society.

*Terms and Conditions apply. See website for details.

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Registrations Close 11 April – Deloitte Event – STEM Students

Risky Business

Meet the women of Risk Advisory, discover what we do day-to-day and learn more about the available student opportunities at our Risky Business event.

When: Wednesday, 19 April, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Deloitte, 123 Eagle St

Register here

Are you a passionate and energetic student studying a Business/Commerce, Information Technology or Information Systems, Engineering, Maths or Statistics, Psychology, or Project Management degree?

Attend our Risky Business information night where you will meet the women of Risk Advisory who will share with you their career stories and provide insight into the opportunities that are available for you.

In addition you will:

  • Hear a career path story from a Partner in Risk Advisory
  • Join in fun speed dating with current team members who will provide insight into their day to day experience
  • Hear about Deloitte’s programs
  • Participate in informal networking

Places are limited so register your interest now! Registrations close 5pm, Tuesday 11 April and your spot will be confirmed via email.

Risk Advisory

Risk Advisory works across Internal Audit, Technology Advisory, Forensic, Risk Analytics, Sustainability, Cyber Security, Cyber Crime and Crisis Risk Management for Australia’s largest organisations. You could be working within a supportive and dynamic environment to solve complex client problems.  Find out more

For more information about our students opportunities visit:

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University CLOSED 30 March 2017

As you are aware South East Queensland is now feeling the effects of ex-cyclone Debbie.  Brisbane is expecting torrential rain, gale force winds and flash flooding.  The Queensland Government has made an announcement this morning to close all schools.  They have also recommended that businesses close by noon today as the weather intensifies this afternoon.

The Vice-Chancellor has therefore decided to cancel classes and any other activities at all three campuses at St Lucia, Gatton and Herston and recommends all staff and students remain at home today.

Please remain at home today, or return home if you have already made your way to any of the campuses.  Please take care on the roads and follow the instructions of government and emergency service officials throughout the day.

To remain up to date with current warnings please see the Current Warnings on the Bureau of Meteorology website:

Please also check the Translink website for service updates before planning any travel:

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S1 2017 CEED Projects for IT Students Projects Closing Tonight!

Applications are now open (closing at midnight tonight!) for the following CEED projects.  These projects will suit final year BInfTech or Master of InfTech students.

A scholarship ($3,000) + academic credit will be awarded to the successful applicants.

CEED projects applications closing tonight:

Applicants must register and apply online + upload their resume (including unofficial academic transcript + student number) by the deadline.  An interview and selection process will be conducted by the company – co-ordinated by CEED.

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Role Available with Boeing Defence Australia for MEng Graduate

Opportunity available at Boeing Defence Australia for recent graduates in Master of Electronic Engineering to work with the P&I team in completing ongoing Hardware development work.

This opportunity is available with an ASAP start date.

If you are interested, please send your resume to Candice Wedlock

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Closing Today! Summer Vacation Scholarship – Explosives Performance Assessment

Mining3 is offering a scholarship over the summer for a 3rd year (or higher) Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering student.  Expressions of interest are closing today (30 November)!

The scholarship is available to a student commencing in November/December 2016 and running to February/March 2017. Open for applications and expression of interest until 30 November 2016. Note that the application period may close earlier if a suitable applicant is found sooner.

Applicants at least be in their third year of university studying Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering. Interest, experience and knowledge in photonics and fibre optic systems will be highly beneficial.

The successful applicant will be offered a position for approximately 10 weeks to conduct research under scholarship from Mining3 during the summer university holiday period. The successful applicant will be based at Mining3’s head office at Pinjarra Hills. Remuneration will be dependent on the applicants experience and performance and will be approximately $300 per week.

Read more about the role in the description here.

To express your interest in this position, send a cover letter including your address, phone number and a statement describing your suitability for the position to the email address below. Please also include your curriculum vita, academic records, and the contact details of at least two referees.

Eve McDonald, Personal Assistant / Human Resources Officer, Mining3
T 07 3365 5635  E

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Graduate Software Developer Position Available

Centor ( has a graduate software developer position available. This is a full-time position based at Eagle Farm and will commence early January 2017.

We are seeking a bright graduate software developer to take over development and maintenance of our ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics Ax. Our installation of Dynamics Ax is heavily customised and we currently use it to automate our core processes end to end, from having our dealers create quotes for customized door openings in a web front-end, to forecasting inventory consumption, all the way through to automating various CNC machines and PLC controlled robots to produce the order.

Their primary responsibilities will be:

  • Design and develop new modifications to Microsoft Dynamics Ax
  • Provide support to existing code base including maintenance, enhancements or bug fixing
  • Facilitate creation and documentation of the system design and functional specifications
  • Creating reports using SQL queries and Excel, and eventually, migrate reports to a new reporting package
  • Application support to end users

Experience is desired in the following areas

  • Developing software in an object-oriented programming language (C# preferred)
  • Web development
  • Writing SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Using version control (GIT/SVN/TFS)

The programming language used in Dynamics Ax is X++, and it is quite similar to C# and Java. The X++ programming language is unique to Dynamics Ax, so no previous experience with it is expected. All necessary training courses for Microsoft Dynamics Ax will be provided.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to

Australian Citizenship and PR is required.

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Summer Software Development Internship with Oracle Labs

10510: Software Development IC1

A 3-month Internship position is available at Oracle Labs this summer to work on a new project — Transpilation of C/C++ to Dlang or Rust. The successful candidate will be experienced with C/C++, building C/C++ code bases in a Linux/Unix environment, and troubleshooting compilation issues. An ideal candidate will also have experience with benchmarking, profile guided optimization, modern systems programming languages (e.g Dlang, Rust), implementation of compilers, programming languages, and/or static analysis tools.

The aim of the project is to assess the runtime performance of modern systems programming languages (e.g Dlang, Rust) compared to C/C++, as applied to databases and/or operating systems. The project will involve performing benchmarking on synthetic performance test suites and representative open source software, built with a range of compilers. Comparisons may also include optimization, including profile guided optimization, to compare the best performance attainable with these techniques.

Oracle Labs

Oracle Labs is the research arm for Oracle. We focus on Program Analysis as it applies to a variety of domains, including bug-checking, security analysis, enhancing productivity, testing and more. The team is best known for its research on static code analysis that led to scalable and precise algorithms embedded in the Parfait bug-checking tool. For more information please refer to

Selection criteria:

Essential criteria:

  • Demonstrable strong programming skills in C/C++;
  • Demonstrable capacity to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Desired criteria:

  • Experience benchmarking C/C++ programs;
  • Experience using profiling tools and profile guided optimization;
  • Knowledge and experience with internals of a compiler (e.g., Clang), and/or static analysis tools;
  • Interest in modern systems programming languages, such as Dlang or Rust.


If you are interested in applying, please send PDF of your CV and academic transcript to Juliette Hatton at

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Paid Internship with Boeing Defence Australia

Boeing Defence Australia are currently seeking applicants studying at a Bachelor level or above in Software Engineering.

This will be a 4 week paid internship with the potential to extend.

To express your interest, send a CV and cover letter to

Due to customer requirements we can only accept applications from Australian citizens with eligibility to obtain a Defence Security Clearance.

BDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we invite you to be part of an organisation that fosters a diverse workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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