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  • Posted: Jan 12, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Apollo helps farmers in emerging markets increase their profits. We use agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile technology to help farmers access credit, high-quality farm inputs, and customized advice. Our first product is a customized package of farm inputs, farming advice, and credit delivered to farmers in Kenya.
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    Data Analyst

    About The Role: Apollo are seeking a Data Analyst to join our growing team and help shape how farmers access farm inputs & products, credit, and customized advice at scale. As a part of the Business Intelligence team, you will be responsible for helping deliver timely, accurate, and relevant information across all functions within the company. Our primary responsibility is to provide the data necessary to support marketing, operations, finance, logistics, and communications team in their achievements and goals, and to help decision makers steer the company towards making intelligent decisions. Your role will interact with the entire leadership team, and you'll have the opportunity to build a complete understanding of the entirety of a fast-growing startup while developing your technical skills and business acumen.

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver accurate and relevant information to all areas of the business
    • Create, maintain, and audit dashboards for reliable use by teams across the whole business
    • Help define ambiguous requests to most effectively serve the goals of the business
    • Influence business operations as a subject matter expert on company operations & systems
    • Translate business needs into technical requirements for data infrastructure & engineering development
    • Provide managers across the business with insight into how to use data-driven decision making to improve performance

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Economics, Math, Computer Science, or another quantitative field
    • 1+ year of analytics experience in a dynamic business environment
    • Strong understanding of SQL
    • Experienced in one or more of the following tools: Python (pandas, numpy, sklearn), PowerBI, Tableau, or other Business Intelligence tools
    • Great organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent written & oral communication skills
    • Ability to think strategically about the needs of the business and prioritize accordingly in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to explain the nuances of data & dashboards to non-technical users, and ability to explain business needs in technical terms with engineering team

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    Data Engineer

    About the Role: We are seeking a Data Engineer that will own the design and development of the next-gen data warehouse at Apollo. Data is used to inform every decision made at Apollo, and drives virtually every business function, from sales, customer support, repayment, marketing, finance, credit, and our field agent network spread across Kenya. As Apollo scales from 100,000 farmers in Kenya to millions across Africa, and grows our portfolio of products, our data warehouse will have to support both orders of magnitude more data and more complex business needs for those data. To succeed in this role, you will need to design, develop, and maintain the infrastructure and tooling needed to scale both the data warehouse and its interfaces.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, develop, and maintain scalable infrastructure that enable the data pipelines that deliver critical insights to decision makers across the company
    • Work with our product, engineering, credit, and analytics teams to model our data for intuitive and accurate use by decision makers across the company
    • Design and develop tools that make it easier for less technical users across the company to glean insights from the data warehouse
    • Collaborate with our data science and analytics teams to ingest and clean novel data sources that have business applications, such as satellite imagery, local weather and market tracking, and remote sensing data

    Qualifications

    • Either have previously held a data or software engineering role for at least a year, or have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
    • Have strong algorithmic and analytical problem-solving skills
    • Can design and implement complex, multi-input, multi-part, asynchronous systems that are resilient to failure
    • Comfortable in at least one programming language
    • Know or want to learn SQL
    • Have excellent written & oral communication skills
    • Used a version control system (for example, git)
    • Experienced with relational databases and are familiar with the high-level performance considerations (indexing, data locality, etc)
    • Are driven by the mission of transforming the livelihoods of smallholder farmers
    • Are excited to spend time with our customers and learn from them

    Method of Application

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