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GIS Analyst

About the Job

Brisbane, Australia (hybrid)


Who we are:

FloodMapp is a rapidly growing, venture backed technology company looking to expand our team to scale our product across Australia and the United States. Flooding is the costliest natural disaster, causing billions in damage and taking thousands of lives across the globe every single year. FloodMapp offers real-time flood forecasting and mapping using cutting edge technology. We work with large organizations across the public and private sector to improve safety and prevent damage.


At FloodMapp, people are our main focus, because solving hard problems requires an exceptional team. As a diverse team, we value empathy, inclusion and communication. The nature of our complex product requires a multidisciplinary team; with many team members coming from different technical backgrounds from flood engineering to data science. We prioritise collaboration, cross training and peer mentorship, with each team member encouraged to bring their ideas to the table. Everyone is passionate about solving a growing global problem. We all work to build a safer future.


Your Roles & Responsibilities

As a GIS Analyst at FloodMapp, you will support our Flood Operations by collecting and handling high volumes of data and providing mapping services and technical research analysis. You will review, process, digitise and maintain spatial data to support model development and model validation.


At FloodMapp, you will:

  • Continuously update our spatial layers to assist the flood operations team with building flood models

  • Assist with importing new GIS layers into various databases

  • Digitize, create, maintain, display and update GIS layers

  • Discover patterns and trends through layer editing (spatially and within an attribute table)

  • Data analysis and manipulation to transform and project data into it its desired form

  • Creating and producing accurate maps for reports and presentations


Your Skills & Background


  • Relevant geospatial qualification, or equivalent experience

  • Previous experience using a GIS platform such as; QGIS, ArcMap, MapInfo or other relevant platform

  • Layer editing

  • Data entry

  • Map creation

  • Data transformation/projections


It’s great, but not required to have

  • Spatial assessments

  • Data charting

  • Previous experience in the water industry


Who we are looking for

We’re looking for someone passionate about solving very real and very serious problems at scale. We’re looking for someone who has a mature and professional attitude and work style. 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 continuous problem-solving.  Specifically, we are looking for the following attributes:

  • Ambition, drive and opinions

  • Autonomy, and self direction

  • An ownership attitude

  • Curiosity and a growth mindset

  • Great communication skills

  • Humility and respect with the ability to excel in a team environment

  • The passion to create a safer future


This is an excellent opportunity to get in early and work in a fast-moving, venture backed scale-up company determined to build something amazing that helps solve a real-world problem on a global scale.


Your Pay & Perks
  • Paid day of birthday leave each year

  • 2 addititional paid days of reboot leave each year to promote mental & physical health

  • Employee Wellness Program

  • End-of-Trip Facilities: bicycle parking and showers with a free towel service

  • Team events & celebrations

  • Free aeropress coffee (don’t worry the team will show you how to brew it)

  • Stocked fruit bowl for a healthy snack

  • We’re based in The Precinct with the QLD AI hub. There are regular tech meetups and social events for all of the startups based in the building


  • Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia. You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.


How to apply

Please email your your resume and a cover letter to telling us why you want to join our mission.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Don’t count yourself out just yet. Studies have shown some individuals are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At FloodMapp, we are dedicated to building a diverse workplace based on merit, great work ethics, and character. So, if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job advertisement, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. We look forward to hearing from you!


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