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Angaza

Company
51-100
San Francisco, CA, USA

Company Description

Angaza creates technology for selling life-changing products, such as solar + battery home energy systems, on payment plans in off-grid regions across Africa and Asia. We've reached millions of people who now have electricity for the first time. 

Jobs (5)

Training Team Manager

Full time role
Nairobi, Kenya
Sep 7, 2022
About Angaza Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets. Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances. We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems. With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later, with full pricing transparency. And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit. Angaza’s inclusive finance platform is already used by businesses in 50+ countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people. Role Description Angaza’s Customer Experience subteam, Training, is recruiting for a Training Team Manager. This is a strategic role whose mandate is to own and optimize training and instructional content initiatives, build and manage the Training team, oversee cross-team coordination efforts, and collect and analyze performance data to maximize impact. Our offices are located in San Francisco, USA and Nairobi, Kenya. The position is domiciled in Nairobi and reports to the Director of Customer Experience. Requirements 8+ years of relevant professional experience with increasing responsibility 2+ years management of direct reports 4+ years experience in developing and delivering training content for technical products Technical mastery of content design and hosting platforms (e.g. Articulate, Adobe, Camtasia, Coassemble, Zendesk) Experience in the administration of learning management systems (LMS), knowledge bases, or similar digital knowledge management systems Experience in data collection, data analysis, dashboards and reporting, and performance analysis a must Extremely detail-oriented with exemplary follow-through and organizational skills Degree(s) in relevant field, Master’s degree preferred Previous startup experience a plus Exemplify Angaza’s key values: impact-driven, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative Instructional Content and Training Oversee the use of best practices in user-centered instructional design to develop multimedia content, including: interactive Learning Management System (LMS) modules, help center articles, social media, videos, screenshots and diagrams, etc. Serve as key system administrator of learning platforms, including knowledge bases, learning management systems, customer resources, etc. Team Coordination Coordinate with Merchant Expansion teams to identify unmet Merchant needs and ensure Merchant-facing teams have adequate product training and content Coordinate with Product team to propose and track feature requests and manage rollout of new features Coordinate with Customer Support and Customer Success teams to identify trends in tickets that could inform training activities or goals Strategy and Impact Design and implement evaluations to test efficacy and medium-term impact of trainings and instructional materials Design and implement customer satisfaction surveys to evaluate customer satisfaction with learning initiatives Work with Business Intelligence (BI) and Sales teams to build training tracking tools and dashboards; monitor dashboards, identify and communicate data trends Train colleagues on use of tracking and evaluation tools and provide ongoing oversight of their use Own analytics for learning platforms, including knowledge bases and learning management system Identify key success metrics, set targets, and track progress Analyze and synthesize data to produce useful insights and actionable recommendations; find creative and engaging ways to communicate findings to internal stakeholders How To Apply Please submit your application using the form linked to below. Include a resume and a portfolio item of your choice that demonstrates your experience in training or training content development. Note that applications without a portfolio item will not be considered. We plan to fill this position quickly, with a start date as soon as possible. COVID-19 Considerations As part of our culture, Angaza has embraced a work from home (WFH) policy with opportunities for in-person collaboration through a shared office space. Angaza provides a generous stipend for employees to set up their home offices and reimburses monthly internet costs to ensure employees can effectively work from home. Other Details Angaza is a for-profit company with headquarters in Nairobi and San Francisco. Employees receive salary and competitive benefits that include: - company-sponsored private medical plan - pension plan with company contribution - quarterly professional development allocation - team & mission you can believe in Our Commitment to DEI At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics. In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Data Engineer

Full time role
San Francisco, California
Sep 7, 2022
About Angaza Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets. Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances. We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems. With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later, with full pricing transparency. And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit. Angaza’s inclusive finance platform is already used by businesses in 50+ countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people. Role Summary Looking for an opportunity to use your analytical skills and business insight to alleviate poverty and empower people to choose safe, clean energy? Angaza is building a modern analytics practice around a deep commitment to our core values, high-quality tools, proven development practices, and a philosophy of continuous professional improvement, and we need you to help us make that vision a reality! Data Engineers at Angaza spend the bulk of their time working with our DBT instance in Snowflake to generate new transformations of data to serve to users through reverse ETL to our business tools or through our visualization service (currently Sisense). You will interface with colleagues across the company to develop a deep understanding of the sources of our various data streams as well as design data and analytics solutions that will best support the business. Outcomes Interface with other teams to learn about their needs and understand the full meaning of the available data they generate in our business systems Design and engineer data transformations in our data warehouse to: 1. Power stakeholder-facing dashboards 2. Prepare data for reverse ETL to business systems (e.g. pushing results back out to Salesforce) 3. Allow data science team members to focus on analysis rather than data prep Develop visualization tools for use by management or other analysts Work with 3rd party data APIs and help manage our ETL services Competencies Strong SQL skills (Angaza uses Snowflake with DBT in our data stack) Understanding of how to create effective data models for analysis Proficiency creating ETL & analytics products in Python (It would be useful to have experience in: NumPy, Pandas, psycopg2 or other SQL interface, and a visualization library of your choice) Strong Git change control practices Understanding of applied statistics & common modelling techniques in a business context Possess strong business insight and appreciation of the challenges facing growing businesses. You... Thrive in a cooperative, dynamic environment Are passionate about beautifully presented data that communicates complex information in a straightforward way Have strong quantitative, problem-solving, and project management skills Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills Pride yourself on attention to detail Exhibit a strong tendency towards self-management Exemplify Angaza’s key values: maximizing impact, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative Recommended Experience We expect candidates to have at least two years of practical experience in a role requiring frequent use of SQL or SQL + Python, or a relevant graduate degree such as a masters in information systems. To Apply Please use the form linked below to apply for this position, including three required sets of eligibility questions. Due to the nature of the role, Angaza is unable to sponsor or transfer employment visas. All applicants should have permanent US work authorization prior to applying, and applicants who require an employment visa will be removed from consideration. Other Details Angaza is a for-profit company based in San Francisco and Nairobi.Employees receive salary, an equity stake in Angaza, and benefits that include: - Competitive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, & FSA - 401(k) with company match - Fully paid parental leave - Flexible scheduling and time off policies - Knowledge that you’re making a positive impact on the world every day you come to work! Our Commitment to DEI At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics. In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Software Engineer

Full time role
Nairobi, Kenya
Aug 23, 2022
About Angaza Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets. Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances. We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems. With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later, with full pricing transparency. And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit. Angaza’s inclusive finance platform is already used by businesses in 50+ countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people. The Position You will be a core member of the Network Partnerships team, empowering Angaza’s business customers worldwide to accept digital payments from millions of consumers. Our focus is reliability, rigor, and customer trust. We have developed 100+ digital payment and messaging partnerships. An important focus of your time will be directly engaging with new and existing partners to expand the breadth and capabilities of this network. The team has full ownership over critical payment and notification infrastructure. Therefore, you will be free to apply your engineering skills to new strategies for improving this infrastructure's performance, resilience, and functionality. Responsibilities Implement complex business logic in well-tested increments Communicate your changes effectively to your peers Work with versatility across a wide variety of projects Design significant systems and deploy new code daily Review code, pair with colleagues, and provide mentorship when needed Collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives Learn about new technologies and a new domain Contribute energy and enthusiasm to the team and company Exemplify Angaza's core values of empathy, teamwork, courage, innovation, and impact Requirements for this role You have 2 - 3 years of experience building, deploying and running python applications in production environments You are comfortable coding in Python and can pass a programming interview conducted in the same. You have a passion for writing clean, maintainable code You have a growth-oriented attitude, motivated to learn & grow while sharing knowledge with others You demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills To Apply Please use the linked form to submit a resume and any other materials you'd like to share. Our interview process includes one or more phone calls, a skills assessment, and interviews with people you'll be working with. We don’t believe in gotcha logic puzzles or adversarial whiteboard exercises and will try to give you specific constructive feedback. The entire process will take 2–3 weeks for most candidates. Other Details Angaza is a for-profit company with headquarters in Nairobi and San Francisco. Employees receive salary and competitive benefits that include: - company-sponsored private medical plan - pension plan with company contribution - quarterly professional development allocation - team & mission you can believe in Our Commitment to DEI At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics. In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Director of BI & Analytics

Full time role
San Francisco, California
Jul 19, 2022
About Angaza Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets. Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances. We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems. With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later, with full pricing transparency. And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit. Angaza’s inclusive finance platform is already used by businesses in 50+ countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people. The Position Angaza is hiring a Director of BI & Analytics to support the entire organization in driving the growth agenda through tools, insights and features that empower data-driven decision making. You’ll champion data-driven decisioning across all areas of the business and be a role model for data culture and best practice. You will be curious to uncover trends and insights but will have a strategic mindset to understand the business needs and how data plays a role in key initiatives. As a hands-on leader, you will guide a team to develop solutions for complex, ambiguous, and high-visibility business challenges. The ideal candidate will bring a variety of skills, be able to present solutions concisely and accurately, and be proactive in solving problems. You must be eager to embrace new technologies and comfortable communicating with all different levels of employees across the organization. You will have full ownership of and accountability for the BI/Analytics roadmap, as well as play a leading role in defining our company data strategy which is central to our data-driven approach to consumer credit for life-changing products in emerging markets. Key Responsibilities Define, architect, and implement a comprehensive strategy and roadmap for business intelligence solutions related to reporting, analytics, data modeling and data integration Build, grow and develop the Analytics and BI team to support the business with everything from dashboarding and reporting to complex, ad-hoc analytics Work across a wide range of different areas including (but by no means limited to) finance, sales & marketing, credit & risk, operations, strategic financing and product development Facilitate prioritization of the Analytics/BI roadmap, working closely with senior stakeholders and peers to deliver tangible value to Angaza and our stakeholders Ensure at all times that our data, especially customer and personal data, is kept secure, is used appropriately and is treated with respect Lead the team to identify and analyze reporting needs, conduct requirements gathering, define scope and objectives, and deliver reports and dashboards that turn data into insights through effective visualizations and help stakeholders to engage with data Lead multiple key projects, processes and programs that require advanced technical knowledge and advanced knowledge of tools as well as applications related to data analysis and reporting; make independent decisions related to required tasks and use judgment to regularly make decisions on high-impact and complex matters The Ideal Candidate 8+ years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 5-7 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, PhD) in data analysis and/or data science and reporting, preferably with professional experience in the Financial Services / Consumer Credit industry. Startup experience is a highly desirable Ability to take ownership of large-scale projects and deliver results while mentoring and helping team members Strong technical competence; previous experience developing complex solutions based on business requirements, and translating them into functional specifications Comfort working independently and cross-functionally, as an individual contributor, people manager, and company leader Ability to seamlessly shift between strategic thinking and tactical execution A deep commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and progressive workplace Exceptional collaborative, interpersonal, and leadership skills with an unwavering drive towards making data-driven decisions and holding clear accountability Impeccable written and oral communication skills, and the ability to make effective data-driven recommendations to management teams Passion for working in a global environment across multiple time zones to drive alignment in cross-functional and cross-border team Other Details Angaza is a for-profit company based in San Francisco and Nairobi.Employees receive salary, an equity stake in Angaza, and benefits that include: - Competitive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, & FSA - 401(k) with company match - Fully paid parental leave - Flexible scheduling and time off policies - Knowledge that you’re making a positive impact on the world every day you come to work! Our Commitment to DEI At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics. In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Senior Software Engineer

Full time role
San Francisco, California
May 6, 2022
About Angaza Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets. Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances. We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems. With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later, with full pricing transparency. And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit. Angaza’s inclusive finance platform is already used by businesses in 50+ countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people. This Role We're looking for a senior software engineer to join our team. Applicants should have at least 4 years of prior software engineering work experience. This role is full-stack with some emphasis on backend development. You can find key responsibilities and tech details below. You can also read more about Angaza engineering culture on Key Values and our engineering blog. Our Stack Backend: Python with Flask, SQLAlchemy, and Celery Infrastructure: AWS with PostgreSQL, EC2, Lambda, and friends Frontend: modern JS with React/Redux Mobile: Android with Kotlin We don’t expect you to have mastered every technology before you get here. “Full stack” means that you should expect to work across frontend and backend as necessary. We don't expect you to work directly on the Android application. Key Individual Responsibilities Implement complex business logic in well-tested increments Communicate your changes effectively to your peers Work with versatility across a wide variety of projects Design significant systems and deploy new code daily Support scaling of Angaza's three-tier SaaS application Review code, pair with colleagues, and provide mentorship Influence technical direction, architectural choices, and team processes Collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives Learn about new technologies and a new domain, often by apprenticing to developers with less total experience but more Angaza knowledge Contribute energy and enthusiasm to the team and company Exemplify Angaza's core values of empathy, teamwork, courage, innovation, and impact To Apply Please use the linked form to submit a resume and any other materials you'd like to share. Our interview process includes one or more phone calls, a skills assessment, and interviews with people you'll be working with. We don’t believe in gotcha logic puzzles or adversarial whiteboard exercises, and we try to give you specific constructive feedback. The entire process will take 2–3 weeks for most candidates. Work Authorization: Angaza is unable to sponsor employment visas. Applicants are asked to share their work authorization status when applying. Location: Remote candidates are encouraged to reply, as long as they are based in the US, eligible to work in the US, and are comfortable adjusting their working hours to mostly overlap with Pacific time. This position reports to our San Francisco team. For applicants based in that area, Angaza plans to reopen an in-person workspace on a voluntary basis within the next year. Other Details Angaza is a for-profit company based in San Francisco and Nairobi.Employees receive salary, an equity stake in Angaza, and benefits that include: - Competitive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, & FSA - 401(k) with company match - Fully paid parental leave - Flexible scheduling and time off policies - Knowledge that you’re making a positive impact on the world every day you come to work! Our Commitment to DEI At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics. In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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