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Graduate Data Analyst

About the Job

Brisbane, Australia


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 Role & Responsibilities:

At FloodMapp, you will:

  • Review historical hydrographs and meteorological data to identify noise, erroneous data or unusual behaviour. 

  • Use FloodMapp system tools (including GIS tools) to flag or correct data to ensure smooth operations of model training pipeline. 

  • Develop and apply an understanding of hydrology and relevant data sources to improve data related outcomes. 

  • Identify trends and patterns in the data across regions and across time. 

  • Use external sources of information (BOM, state agencies, etc.) to flag or correct data. 

  • Work with the Data Science team to identify opportunities for improvements to the review process. 

  • Contribute to the requirements, design and implementation of FloodMapp tools. 

  • Contribute to the requirements, design and implementation of automated data processing pipelines. 


Your Skills & Background:


  • Currently studying or recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science. 


It’s great, but not required if you have:

  • Previous study or experience in 

    • Hydrology, hydraulics or flood engineering 

    • Statistics, data analysis pr signals processing 

    • Software development using Python or SQL 


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:
  • Competitive salary & opportunity to get stock options via our ESOP plan 

  • Bonus paid day of birthday leave each year 

  • Bonus two 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, Australia. You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia. 


How to apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume via email to: and tell us why you’d like 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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