Engineer & Social Tech Entrepreneur

Who We’re Looking for

An engineer who considers him/herself a technology entrepreneur, understands data, business, thinks conceptually and is able to facilitate hands-on implementations on a wide range of social data-related projects. Current challenges include: creating an environment to host client data and databases; connecting that data to other sources of data (census data, financial data, Google analytics data...); collaborating with our analytics and design team to facilitate statistical modeling, creating

dynamic online visualizations, recommendation engines and dashboards using this data; exploring the use of mobile applications and hardware devices for data collection/generation around causes; and leveraging technology to chart “social trends” in all available data.  

In summary, we are looking for an all-round engineer with an intrinsic motivation to use his/her know-how to solve social problems with data and technology. The ideal candidate has a degree in Engineering or Computer Science; enjoys working with people and has industry- and/or entrepreneurial  experience.

Required Skills, one or more of the following

  • Full-stack web development

  • Databases (SQL and NoSQL)

  • Visualization tools and frameworks (e.g. d3js, ...)

Also …

  • Good at listening and understanding client / partner requirements and translating them into project ideas

  • Active networker who enjoys attending and participating in meetups, with an intellectual curiosity for exploring new topics and strong verbal and communication skills capable of presenting his/her work in front of audiences with compelling delivery

Why Join

  • Measurably impact and affect important social issues

  • Collaborate with a great team in a high-velocity startup environment

  • Help shape a revolutionary new category of data-driven non-profits

  • Catered lunches and snacks!

About is a non-profit organization dedicated to doing social good by analyzing data. In practical terms leverages the power of data for social enterprise by being a hands-on creative data partner for non-profits and causes. We connect datasets, create algorithms, data visualizations, data communication concepts as well as application ideas to help solve problems as diverse as homelessness, drug abuse, human trafficking, crisis response or education technology.


Stefan Heeke

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