The world's hardest problems require the best people.

FloodMapp is creating a world first flood modelling technology, using big data, automation and machine learning to save lives and prevent damages from flooding.
 
This is a great opportunity to get in early and be part of a fast-moving, venture-backed tech company solving real world problems on a global scale.

Software engineer

Data Scientist

Surface water engineer

Graduate Surface water engineer

About the job

Software Engineer

Brisbane or Melbourne, 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 Roles & Responsibilities:

At FloodMapp, you will:

  • Write plenty of python

  • Help to design, build, and run our growing platform

  • Work in a small team that thrives on solving big problems

  • Be exposed to a plethora of technologies ranging from GIS tools, to machine learning libraries, and all manner of infrastructure

  • Deploy to production almost everyday

  • Efficiently handle large volumes of real-time data

  • Share your skills with others through technical mentoring and code reviews

  • Be continuously learning about GIS, hydrology, hydraulics and cloud infrastructure

 

Your Skills & Background:

We recognise that everyone comes from a diverse background and brings different skill sets. Below is a guide for what skills and experience we’re looking for:

 

Required:

  • Good background in software development with experience in writing high-performance quality code in Python

  • Experience and knowledge of building and maintaining AWS infrastructure

  • Experience wrangling and manipulating large volumes of data in PostgreSQL

  • Familiarity with Docker

 

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

  • DevOps experience, especially using Terraform

  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies

  • Understanding of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

 

Education Guide:

  • Bachelor Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or;

  • Other relevant qualification

 

Who we look for:

We believe that the unique ideas from all of our amazing team members are key to our success. To create an inclusive and diverse culture, we welcome, encourage and celebrate applicants of any race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

You don’t need to have a specific background, but ideally, you’ll have depth and experience with a set of related skills. This is a highly dynamic startup environment, so there will be a great deal of agility required. You should be comfortable with rapid, continuous problem-solving. Working on large scale problems with novel approaches to solve huge global challenges requires talent, teamwork and determination.

 

More than experience, we’re looking for someone passionate about solving these very real and very serious problems at scale. We’re looking for someone with 3 or more years of engineering industry experience, who has a mature, professional attitude and work style.

 

We like people with:

  • 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.

We like people like you.

 

Benefits & 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

Location:

Hybrid Home/Office from Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia.

 

You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.

 

Our Hiring Process:

  1. Initial introductory call

  2. Technical Interview

  3. Skills Assessment

  4. Reference Checks

  5. Offer

  6. Onboarding

 

How to apply:

Please Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume via email to: careers+eng@floodmapp.com

 

About the job

Data Scientist

Brisbane or Melbourne, 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 sectors 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:

At FloodMapp, you will:

  • Write plenty of python

  • Help to research, ideate, design, build and run our growing suite of production models.

  • Work in a small team that thrives on solving big problems

  • Be exposed to a plethora of technologies and data types ranging from GIS, satellite imagery, IoT data, and multi-dimensional meteorology data.

  • Assist in efficiently handling large volumes of real-time data

  • Design methods to visualize, and communicate results effectively

  • Share your skills with others through technical mentoring and code reviews

  • Be continuously learning about GIS, hydrology, hydraulics and cloud infrastructure

 

Your Skills & Background:

We recognise that everyone comes from a diverse background and brings different skill sets. Below is a guide for what skills and experience we’re looking for:

 

Required:

  • Experience implementing and tuning statistical and ML models. With a particular emphasis on, Time Series Modelling

  • Experience collaborating with Data Scientist and Software Engineers to implement data pipelines, and bring prototype models into production

  • Experience concisely communicating the results of exploratory data analysis

  • Good background in software development with experience in writing quality code in Python

  • Experience wrangling and manipulating large volumes of data in PostgreSQL

  • Familiarity with Docker

  • A deep curiosity, and strong ability to problem solve

 

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

  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies

  • Experience with Holoviews, Matplotlib, Plotly, or other visualization tools

  • Experience with Data Version Control Systems

  • Understanding of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)

  • Understanding of Meteorology data formats like NetCDF and Grib

 

Education Guide:

  • Bachelor Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or;

  • Other relevant qualification

 

Who we look for:

We believe that the unique ideas from all of our amazing team members are key to our success. To create an inclusive and diverse culture, we welcome, encourage and celebrate applicants of any race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

You don’t need to have a specific background, but ideally, you’ll have depth and experience with a set of related skills. This is a highly dynamic startup environment, so there will be a great deal of agility required. You should be comfortable with rapid, continuous problem-solving. Working on large scale problems with novel approaches to solve huge global challenges requires talent, teamwork and determination.

 

More than experience, we’re looking for someone passionate about solving these very real and very serious problems at scale. We’re looking for someone with 3 or more years of engineering industry experience, who has a mature, professional attitude and work style.

 

We like people with:

  • 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.

 

We like people like you.

 

Benefits & 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

 

Location:

Hybrid Home/Office from Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia.

 

You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.

 

Our Hiring Process:

  1. Initial introductory call

  2. Technical Interview

  3. Skills Assessment

  4. Reference Checks

  5. Offer

  6. Onboarding

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume via email to: careers+datasci@floodmapp.com

 

About the job

Surface Water Engineer

Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia

 

Who we are:

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 sectors 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 Surface Water Engineer at FloodMapp, you’ll be responsible for working within a team to create and deploy real-time hydrological and hydraulic models at a national scale across Australia and the United States to support emergency managers.

 

You’ll be a valuable member of our Flood Operations team which helps monitor and support emergency management agencies across private industry and government organizations.

You’ll help provide training and education to our customers about how to interpret flood intelligence results.

 

You’ll work with several industry-standard technologies to build benchmarking models, but you’ll also be exposed to new cutting edge technologies. You’ll learn how to use python to accomplish complex tasks easily. You’ll learn SQL to allow you to access surface water records spanning hundreds of years, a dozen agencies, and two continents.

 

This will not be consulting work, there are no timesheets, and you’ll be continually learning and solving big challenges.

 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Developing hydraulic models

  • Developing hydrology models

  • Calibrating and validating hydrology and hydraulic models

  • Generating validation and calibration reports

  • Monitoring real-time model performance during flood events

  • Responding to customer queries to understand and interpret flood inundation extent maps

 

Your work will have a direct impact on the lives and safety of the community.

 

Your Skills & Background:

We recognise that everyone comes from a diverse background and brings different skill sets. Below is a guide for what skills and experience we’re looking for:

 

Ideal Experience:

  • 3+ years experience within the surface water, water resources, or flooding field

  • An excellent understanding and comprehension of hydrological and hydraulic investigations for urban and rural catchments

  • Experience undertaking and preparing Flood Impact Assessments.

  • Strong skills in Hydraulic and Hydrological modelling software packages.

  • Proven track record of coordinating teams, designs, and projects

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.

  • Willing and able to mentor other engineers.

  • Willing to learn from other colleagues.

 

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

  • Experience with QGIS and/or ArcGIS Pro / Online

  • Previous operational flood forecasting experience

  • Experience or aptitude for two-way teaching, training and knowledge sharing amongst colleagues.

  • Experience with Python

  • FloodMapp is a diverse, distributed, and hybrid team. Not all communication can be done in person. Being able to express yourself succinctly in writing is an asset.

 

Education Guide:

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • Other relevant qualification

 

Who we look for:

We believe that the unique ideas from all of our amazing team members are key to our success. To create an inclusive and diverse culture, we welcome, encourage and celebrate applicants of any race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

You don’t need to have a specific background, but ideally, you’ll have depth and experience with a set of related skills. This is a highly dynamic startup environment, so there will be a great deal of agility required. You should be comfortable with rapid, continuous problem-solving. Working on large scale problems with novel approaches to solve huge global challenges requires talent, teamwork and determination.

 

More than experience, we’re looking for someone passionate about solving these very real and very serious problems at scale. We’re looking for someone with 3 or more years of engineering industry experience, who has a mature, professional attitude and work style.

 

We like people with:

  • 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.
     

We like people like you.

 

Benefits & 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

 

Location:

Hybrid home/office in Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia.
 

You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.

 

Our Hiring Process:

  1. Initial introductory call

  2. Technical Interview

  3. Reference Checks

  4. Offer

  5. Onboarding

 

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume via email to: careers+flood@floodmapp.com

 

About the job

Graduate Surface Water Engineer
Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia

 

Who we are:

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 sectors 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:

You’ll be responsible for working within a team to create and deploy real-time hydrological and hydraulic models at a national scale across Australia and the United States to support emergency managers.

 

You’ll be a valuable member of our Flood Operations team which helps monitor and support emergency management agencies across private industry and government organizations.

You’ll help provide training and education to our customers about how to interpret flood intelligence results.

 

You’ll work with several industry-standard technologies to build benchmarking models, but you’ll also be exposed to new cutting edge technologies. You’ll learn how to use python to accomplish complex tasks easily. You’ll learn SQL to allow you to access surface water records spanning hundreds of years, a dozen agencies, and two continents.

This will not be consulting work, there are no timesheets, and you’ll be continually learning and solving big challenges.

 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Developing hydraulic models

  • Developing hydrology models

  • Calibrating and validating hydrology and hydraulic models

  • Generating validation and calibration reports

  • Monitoring real-time model performance during flood events

Your work will have a direct impact on the lives and safety of the community.

 

Your Skills & Background:

We recognise that everyone comes from a diverse background and brings different skill sets. Below is a guide for what skills and experience we’re looking for:

 

Ideal Experience:

  • 1+ years experience within the surface water, water resources, or flooding field or relevant vacation work experience

  • An understanding and comprehension of hydrological and hydraulic investigations for urban and rural catchments

  • Interest or experience in Flood modelling

  • Interest or skills in Hydraulic and Hydrological modelling software packages.

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.

  • Willing to learn from other colleagues.

 

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

  • Experience with QGIS and/or ArcGIS Pro / Online

  • Experience with Python

  • FloodMapp is a diverse, distributed, and hybrid team. Not all communication can be done in person. Being able to express yourself succinctly in writing is an asset.

 

Education Guide:

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • Other relevant qualification

 

 

Who we look for:

We believe that the unique ideas from all of our amazing team members are key to our success. To create an inclusive and diverse culture, we welcome, encourage and celebrate applicants of any race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

You don’t need to have a specific background, but ideally, you’ll have depth and experience with a set of related skills. This is a highly dynamic startup environment, so there will be a great deal of agility required. You should be comfortable with rapid, continuous problem-solving. Working on large scale problems with novel approaches to solve huge global challenges requires talent, teamwork and determination.

 

More than experience, we’re looking for someone passionate about solving these very real and very serious problems at scale. We’re looking for someone with a mature, professional attitude and work style.

 

We like people with:

  • 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.

 

We like people like you.

 

Benefits & 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

 

Location:

Office in Brisbane or Melbourne, Australia.

 

You should have full working rights to live and work in Australia.

Our Hiring Process:

  1. Initial introductory call

  2. Technical Interview

  3. Reference Checks

  4. Offer

  5. Onboarding

 

How to apply:

Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume via email to: careers+flood@floodmapp.com

About the job

Digital Marketing Lead

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. Our vision is a safer future. We dream of a world where zero lives are lost. Our ground-breaking real-time flood intelligence technology helps emergency managers save lives and prevent damage in the event of flooding. We work with large organizations across the public and private sector to make the world a better place.

 

At FloodMapp, people are our main focus, because hard problems require 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 emergency management to flood engineering and data science. We

 

We prioritise collaboration, cross training and peer mentorship, with each team member encouraged to bring their ideas to the table. Everyone learns from each other and we are all passionate about solving a growing global problem. We all work to build a safer future.

 

Your Role:

This is a very exciting role which will involve a dynamic and diverse set of responsibilities, including:

 

  • Work closely with our engineering and sales team to develop communications strategies to achieve key business objectives.

  • Work closely with our engineering and sales teams to plan and ideate relevant content across our website and social media channels

  • Create, produce and schedule new content across our social media channels, website and newsletter.

  • Manage and produce our social media content calendar to align with key business objectives.

  • Management and development of FloodMapp’s website with relevant and recent content to engage our target audiences.

  • Lead the creative and technical production of in-house video campaigns, including shooting and editing.

  • Lead the development of FloodMapp monthly and quarterly newsletters for key audiences.

  • Initiate, brief and manage delivery from designers, video editors and copywriters to produce key pieces of content including graphics, videos and blog articles.

  • Management and governance of social media channels ensuring content is aligned with FloodMapp brand and language guidelines.

  • Work with managers to update brand and style guidelines as required.

  • Monitor, analyse and report content performance while recommending opportunities to improve engagement from target audiences .

 

Who we look for:

We’re looking for someone with significant previous experience in digital marketing who is looking to take on more leadership in their role. This is an excellent opportunity to get in early and work in a fast-moving, venture-backed startup company and build an incredible digital marketing function from the ground up! Any of the following skills would be highly regarded:

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Social media marketing - Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook

  • Basic design skills (ie Canva, Adobe Photoshop, illustrator etc)

  • Basic video editing skills (ie Clipchamp, Adobe Premiere Pro)

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Website development (eg Wix, Wordpress)

  • Data analytics (ie Google Analytics)

 

We believe that the unique ideas brought from all of our amazing team is one of the keys to our success. To create an inclusive and diverse culture, we welcome, encourage and celebrate applicants of any race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

Ideally you want to work in a fast paced, growing highly dynamic startup environment. You will be determined, relentless and love to continuously problem-solve. You are highly organised, efficient, and have a passion for process development and improvement. You are mature with a professional attitude and work style.

 

Your Benefits & 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 tea, coffee, fruit and snacks

  • 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

 

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please provide:

• a cover letter outlining who you are, why you want to work at FloodMapp, and why you are suited to this position

• your resume detailing your education and professional experience and two referees.

 

Please send via email to: careers+marketing@floodmapp.com.

Want to join the FloodMapp mission to create a safer future?

We're always looking for determined and talented individuals who share our vision.

 

If you don't see an open role for you, email our careers team at careers@floodmapp.com with your cover letter and resume to express your interest in joining our mission.