Nexleaf Analytics

Software Engineer (Backend) at Nexleaf Analytics

Los Angeles · Full Time
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Job Description

For Immediate Hire

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full-time, on site (not a remote position)

About Nexleaf Analytics:

Nexleaf is a nonprofit technology company based in Los Angeles, CA. We develop robust data analytics tools and lightweight sensor devices to serve people on the front lines of global public health and climate change. Our innovative solutions come from--and are driven by--our work in the field. We listen to people on the ground and create technology that meets their needs and integrates into their lives. We know that resilient, cost-effective technology can bridge the gap where other infrastructure is lacking. And we believe in the power of data to change the world.

We're a friendly, fun, and diverse team of people who are passionate about improving the lives of the poorest 3 billion people on earth. Nexleaf works with leading institutions such as Qualcomm, Vodafone Americas Foundation, Google.org, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to develop advanced technology innovations that impact and improve public health and the environment. Please visit nexleaf.org to find out more.

About the position:

We seek a Software Engineer who has experience with DevOps to help us scale our software for data management. We have a respectful and collaborative culture at Nexleaf, and we seek someone who is an enthusiastic learner, takes initiative, and is able to work effectively in a team environment.

The software engineer will play a critical role in helping us achieve scale and impact. Responsibilities include:

- Programming the backend of our web service and analytics platform using Python, Django, Python-RQ, MongoDB, and other related languages & tools to build new features and enhancements to the system
- Building data models and work flows to make our data accessible, from setting up the data for analysis, to storing it, and displaying it or exporting it to other systems
- Ability to build basic displays using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS to be polished by frontend engineers
- Developing API access to the data and reports available in our system
- Improving systems architecture to handle increased load of data requests
- Reworking existing data models and storage strategies for efficiency and speed

Education and Experience Required:

- College degree
- 3-5 years of backend experience with Python, Django, or related languages & tools
- Relevant experience deploying features into production on Linux based systems
- Previous DevOps experience preferred

How to Apply:

Email us at jobs@nexleaf.org with the subject line “Software Engineer – [add your first and last name]” to apply. Please send a résumé in Microsoft Word or PDF format and a brief statement about what makes you a strong candidate, including details about your skills and previous experience.

Nexleaf Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state or local law.

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What We're Building

At Nexleaf, we develop robust data analytics tools and lightweight sensor devices to serve people on the front lines of global public health and climate change. Our innovative solutions come from--and are driven by--our work in the field. We listen to people on the ground and create technology that meets their needs and integrates into their lives. We know that resilient, cost-effective technology can bridge the gap where other infrastructure is lacking. And we believe in the power of data to change the world.

- ColdTrace helps health workers get safe, effective vaccines to kids, and our data and analytics help governments and global partners plan vaccine systems management at the highest levels.

- StoveTrace empowers rural women to fight climate change with clean cooking. Based on verified real-time usage data, we get results-based financing directly to women who switch to improved cookstoves.

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Team

Martin Lukac
Co-Founder Nexleaf Analytics. PhD Computer Science from UCLA. MS Computer Science from UCLA. BS from Haverford College
Evelyn Wu
Operations Manager at Nexleaf Analytics