FloodMapp is an early stage startup looking to expand our team to scale our product to access opportunities across the Australian and US markets.
Flooding is the costliest natural disaster, causing billions in damage and taking thousands of lives across the globe every single year. We have an opportunity to help hundreds of thousands of people around the world protect their families and their valuables in the event of flooding. FloodMapp offers real-time flood mapping, and smart alerts. We work with large organizations like insurers, farming groups, and energy companies, to improve safety and reduce flood related losses.
At FloodMapp, people are our main focus. The worlds hardest problems require the best people. We are relentless in our pursuit to build the best possible team capable of building a safer tomorrow for everyone. We value safety, integrity, communication, innovation, accountability and compassion.
About the role
As our Data Scientist, you’ll be an instrumental member of FloodMapp’s growing development team. You will help to build and manage our growing backend and database systems as well as helping to guide the direction of our product. This role requires thoughtfulness with a bias towards taking action and assuming responsibility.
The role will balance data ingestion, developing processing and cleaning algorithms, and developing production-level ML and Deep Learning Models. Many of the projects you’ll be tackling are R&D focused, so a focus on scientific rigor is necessary. Your work will have a deep and meaningful impact on a large scale. The models you will help develop could end up saving lives.
You don’t need to have a specific background, however you should have depth and experience with python and it’s associated scientific libraries. There will also be a good bit of agility required in the highly dynamic startup environment, so you should be comfortable with new application development and rapid problem-solving. More than experience, we’re looking for someone passionate about solving very real and very serious problems at scale.
We like people with:
- Ambition and opinions.
- Curiosity and a growth mindset.
- Personality and humility.
This is an excellent opportunity to get in early and work in a fast-moving, venture backed startup determined to build something amazing that that helps solve a real world problem on a global scale. It presents an opportunity to someone who is ready to take the next step in their career, but hasn’t had the opportunity yet. This is a great chance to develop your leadership skills.
Skills and experience
- Jupyter Notebooks
- AWS services
- QGIS for GIS processing
- Serverless Framework
- Any testing framework
This role is based in Brisbane (Fortitude Valley). Part time or remote work is negotiable.
Salary range $70k - $140k + Super (based on experience).
ESOP equity package negotiable.
Benefits and perks
- End of trip facilities including bike racks and showers with a free towel service
- Additional allowance for Professional Development
- Gym membership allowance
- Free coffee and snacks
- 1 bonus day Birthday leave
How to apply
If you share our values, and you’re a skilled individual who has the ability and drive to succeed in a busy and rewarding working environment:
please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your cover letter should include a bit about yourself, your experience and why you are the best person for the job. It should also outline why you want to work at FloodMapp. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.