FamilyZone - Graduate Data Scientist

Perth, WA

Family Zone is a fast-growing tech start-up, with offices in Perth, Melbourne, NZ, and the USA. We're listed on the ASX and we are rolling out our parental control platform globally. We are passionate about software development and believe our platform will make the internet a safer place for kids and families across the world.


What can Family Zone offer you?


  • You'll be exposed to modern technologies and processes in a fast-paced environment, working within a great development team. 
  • An opportunity to work on technology and data scaling challenges for a global customer base.
  • Working with cross-functional teams with all the skills required to solve a given problem.
  • The opportunity to own your changes end-to-end, from design right the way through to delivery to the customer.
  • Support with flexible working, such as working from home.
  • Opportunities to attend local software conferences, paid for by Family Zone. 


Job Description  


As a Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer, you’re responsible for designing, developing, testing, and deploying software solutions that address the needs of our customers, providing rich analysis and reporting and which meet the requirements of parents and schools. Your objective is to harness the data we collect on Internet usage and online behaviour to provide insightful reports and event-driven alerting for our customers.  Most importantly, you are a valued member of an excellent engineering team, and the changes you make will be used by customers in homes and schools around the globe. 


Required Skills / Knowledge 


  • Experience working on data science problems with exposure to algorithm development, ML techniques or data wrangling/sorting.
  • Experience with natural language processing and human factor classification/heuristics would be desirable.
  • Not simply maths/analytics-focused but also have the ability to code and create end to end proof of concepts where necessary.
  • A passion for building quality software and owning solutions 



Desired Experience / Business Skills 


  • Open-minded and adaptable in responding to new challenges and opportunities.
  • You demonstrate eagerness for continually learning and improving your skills and knowledge.
  • Strong communication skills in English, unafraid to ask questions and work closely with local and remote team members.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with sound planning and organisational skills.





  • Bachelor or Master's of Data Science 


This role amounts to $34,000 for an Undergraduate and $38,000 for a Graduate working for 12 months. 


  • Type

    Work Integrated Learning

  • Company


  • Scholarship Amount


  • Undergrad or Postgrad


  • Length

    12 months

  • Working hours

    Full time/Part time

  • Required residency

    Australian citizen or permanent resident or Student Visa

  • Application closing date


  • Expected start date


  • Location

    Perth, WA