Software Developer – R & D

August 2, 2019

Due to exceptional growth in our Woods Bagot Design Research group SUPERSPACE, we are seeking a mid-level Developer to join us in Sydney. You will be working as part of the global SUPERSPACE team with members in London, Sydney and San Francisco and play a key role in the development of our research-led, data analysis software and related technical infrastructure.


About you:

The successful candidate will have some experience working with

  • Full-stack software development with a focus on backend-end development (Python, Java, Node.js)
  • Database administration (MongoDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Some form of spatial modelling, mapping or location-based technologies
  • Statistical analysis & Machine Learning exposure (ideally some working knowledge of existing commercial ML related products and services)


We would also love to hear about any exposure to the following:

  • AWS and/or other cloud computing services
  • Front-end development libraries (React)
  • API development (GraphQL)
  • Data visualisation skills – especially any experience using D3.js, Three.js or mapping libraries
  • Agile development and automation using Docker and Kubernetes

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in Architecture and Urban Design and feel comfortable with the steep learning curve and experimentation required to engage and develop emerging technologies.


SUPERSPACE is the design research group of Woods Bagot architects developing spatial systems for architecture and urban design. Artificial intelligence, big data and behavioural analysis are integrated to generate evidence-based user-centred environments. Spatial systems are developed in-house through stand-alone computer programming by a team of multi-disciplinary designers.


SUPERSPACE works internationally on the boundary between academia and practice and has conducted several research funding projects in collaboration with universities across Europe and the US.


About Woods Bagot

Woods Bagot is a leading global design studio that is committed to innovative solutions. Across our network of studios in Australia, Asia, Middle East, North America and Europe we operate in a collaborative and open environment where our global studio environment, ideas, teamwork and research allow us to deliver exceptional solutions to our clients.


If you have the knowledge, skills, and experience for this role, we encourage you to share our vision, to strive for excellence and apply for this role. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability to the position (maximum 3MB).

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume detailing your suitability for this position. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.