Data Science Intern

Wattcost is an internationally awarded Australian tech startup company, pioneering ultra-low power wireless consumer products and AI-based machine-learning technologies, that simply transform an entire household and its appliances into the contextually-aware intelligent home of the future.

We’re looking for a data science intern who loves to build stuff that matters. As part of the Wattcost team you will wear many hats and work alongside our software engineers building cutting-edge web applications and machine learning algorithms. The development stack is based on AWS, Python and JavaScript, which provide the computing power and high throughput storage capabilities for our algorithms to run at scale.

You should have a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit – Wattcost is growing quickly, with each team member given significant responsibility and autonomy. This will mean hard work, but will also mean much room for innovation developing unique products while creating room for significant personal and career growth.

To be successful in this role:

  • Enrolled/graduated in Master/PhD of computer science, statistics & applied math, or similar field
  • Experience in Python, Pandas and SQL
  • Excellent understanding of diving into data, finding insights and storytelling
  • Familiarity with signal processing, time-series, algorithms and data structures
  • Strong desire to work with a small team to transform an industry
  • A fun, relaxed and engaging personality


  • Be a part of building a global product and global brand that really matters
  • Gain experience at a tech startup with multiple engineering streams
  • Work with experienced entrepreneurs creating revolutionary new technologies
  • A wide range of challenging computer science problems to be solved
  • New office centrally located in the Sydney Startup Hub above Wynyard station