Data Scientist (Sydney or Singapore)

Location: Remote

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  • Data Scientist

Reports to

  • Senior Data Scientist


  • Remote | Sydney | Singapore

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Commensurate with skills and experience

Commencement Date

  • Immediate

About Switch

Switch Automation is a leader in the rapidly growing smart building industry, with headquarters in Denver, Colorado and offices in Sydney, Australia; Manila, Philippines, Singapore and Lviv, Ukraine.

Switch was founded with an ambitious goal to radically improve the way we operate buildings—to make a lasting, positive impact on our environment; and in recent years Switch has untethered some of the largest Fortune 100 companies from legacy building management technologies by delivering the world’s only end-to-end monitoring and management platform.

It’s an especially exciting time at Switch, as the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart building markets mature, and Switch establishes itself as the premier smart building solution.


Switch Automation collects and manages enormous amounts of customer data. Delivering superior value from this data requires careful stewardship and the delivery of cutting-edge analytics and visualizations. The Data Analyst will join Switch’s growing Smart Building Engineering Team. This role is responsible for understanding the goals of each customer’s smart building program and supporting the delivery of high-value, reliable analytics and visualizations with the available data.

Areas of responsibility

  • Manage the collection and ingestion of customer data
  • Map data and create devices in the Switch Platform using optimal data schemes
  • Discuss data formatting requirements with clients and their respective data teams
  • Build queries in Switch Data Views and SQL to support customer deliverables
  • Build visualizations in Switch’s native tile library, as well as external BI tools
  • Provide feedback to the Product Team using your platform expertise and exposure to client programs to suggest meaningful improvements to the Switch Platform
  • Learn and improve the internal processes used by the various Switch teams, providing feedback on efficacy and uptake
  • Practice ongoing learning of the smart-building landscape to understand Switch Automation’s differentiators and future development efforts that will support a competitive edge
  • Constantly update knowledge and learning of the industry, the competitive landscape, the Switch platform and all ancillary technologies through ongoing personal development
  • Learn and develop all technical and supporting systems used by the broader Switch team and specifically the Switch Customer Success Team
  • Foster and promote fellow team members by sharing information, education, learnings and introductions

Key Performance Metrics

  • Completion of project deliverables on time and according to customer expectations
  • Successful management of customer data and identification of data-quality issues
  • Work collaboratively internally and externally to ensure integrity of data and analytics


  • Undergraduate degree in math, statistics, data science, or similar discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in data analysis
  • Familiarity with scripting languages, specifically R & Python
  • Familiarity in business intelligence tools like Tableau and Power BI
  • Demonstrated drive for success and career progression
  • Clear, concise and engaging communication skills
  • Ability to master a new software product quickly

Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency in business intelligence tools like Tableau and Power BI
  • Strong data analysis skills, with the ability to deliver data insights and troubleshoot issues with data
  • Knowledge of enterprise utility management and sustainability reporting
  • Knowledge of commercial and/or corporate real estate and facility operations
  • Experience working in a small, agile company
  • Clear and effective communication and organization skills; both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret business goals into day-to-day work requirements
  • Keen interest in IoT, smart buildings/cities, and sustainability in buildings
  • Comfortable working autonomously and driving results without continuous supervision

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