Fraym is a venture backed startup using cutting-edge technology to pioneer growth in emerging markets. Our team is an ambitious group with diverse expertise in data analytics, statistics, geography, business, international development, and policy. From offices in the U.S., Nigeria, and Kenya, we take pride in working together to make and keep Fraym best-in-class.

If the intersection of business, international affairs, and data science sounds like the place for you, let us know why. We are currently looking for talented folks to join our expanding team.

Open Positions

Account Manager - Global Development - McLean, VA

Fraym was built to help fast-growing companies, development organizations, and government agencies succeed in Africa. Our best-in-class product weaves together household survey data and satellite imagery with proprietary machine learning algorithms to produce hyper-local insights across Africa. We use this comprehensive data platform to help development organizations understand and reach specific populations.

Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary data collection to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We provide data and customized analysis for investors, companies, foundations, development and government agencies.

Position Summary

Fraym is looking for a high performer to join our business development team. This new Account Manager will focus on opportunities with foundations and global development agencies. Specifically, s/he will lead proposals, bring in prospects, track opportunities, manage relationships, and represent Fraym at meetings and events.

This person will help us improve the product and grow the revenue engine for a fast-growing, venture-backed company. The ideal candidate has three or more years of relevant experience. S/he will be able to take initiative and tackle a wide range of responsibilities. We will put the Account Manager in a position for significant career growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Master Fraym’s product offerings, services, and potential impact. Be able to effectively articulate our unique value for development organizations focused on Africa.
  • Put together proposals, pitches, and other business development materials and presentations. Coordinate teams and manage the proposal process. Maintain an extremely high level of quality throughout.
  • Identify and track proposal opportunities and new prospects. Build and maintain relationships with a wide range of potential partners and Prime contractors.
  • Contribute to sales and partnership meetings.
  • Work with the technical team to learn, refine, and improve our product offerings for the global development space.
  • Represent Fraym at appropriate events and meetings.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel.
  • Fraym is a fast-growing startup, and you should be ready and willing to pitch in on anything else that comes up.

Qualifications

  • Successful experience with business development in the global development sector.
  • Demonstrated understanding of one or more leading global development agencies.
  • Track record of taking ownership and initiative in your previous roles.
  • Excellent written English (with relevant examples to demonstrate writing quality).
  • Desire to help development organizations be more effective using Fraym’s data and analysis. Commitment to grow the company and have an outsized impact on the development community.
  • Familiarity with African geography, politics, and development issues. Working experience in Africa a big plus. Proficiency in French is also a big plus.
  • Excellent academic credentials with a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • Able to live and work in the Washington, DC metro area.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, with performance- and target-based bonuses.
  • Medical, dental, vision, etc.
  • Opportunities for significant career advancement in a fast-growing startup.

Contact

Please submit your application at fraym.workable.com. Direct questions to jobs@fraym.io.

Data Analyst Positions - McLean, VA

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the only source of hyper-local, population-centered data on Africa. Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary surveys to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We provide data and customized analysis for investors, companies, foundations, development and government agencies, and financial institutions.

Summary of Position

The successful candidate will have a strong quantitative background, experience working with statistical packages (Stata or R), and an entrepreneurial mindset. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in geospatial analysis, machine learning, and/or experience on the African continent.

This position will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Working with large household survey datasets to expand, deepen, and refine the Fraym data platform.
  • Supporting customized client engagements (e.g., investors, corporates, policymakers, and development agencies).
  • Preparing analytical products, including presentations, and briefings
  • Supporting the development of product offerings and capabilities such as machine learning applications and data subscription packages.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field.
  • One or two years of experience applying quantitative methods is preferred but not required.
  • Training in statistical methods, econometrics, and/or geospatial analysis.
  • Essential software skills: Stata for descriptive and econometric analysis of African household survey data. Other software skills (especially ArcGIS, R, and Python) are a definite plus.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior executives. 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Medical, dental, vision, etc.

Contact

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and sample Stata .do file (or R or Python script) to jobs@fraym.io.

Data Analyst Internship - McLean, VA

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the only source of hyper-local, population-centered data on Africa. Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary surveys to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We provide data and customized analysis for investors, companies, foundations, development and government agencies, and financial institutions.

Summary of Position

The successful candidate will have a strong quantitative background, experience working with data applications (e.g. Stata, Python, R, etc.), and an entrepreneurial mindset.  Preference will be given to applicants with experience in machine learning, predictive analytics, and/or experience on the African continent. This is a compensated intern position.

This position will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Working with large household survey datasets to expand, deepen, and refine the Fraym data platform.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field.
  • Training in statistical methods, machine learning, and/or econometrics is preferred.
  • Essential software skills: (e.g. Stata) are a definite plus.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior executives.

Contact

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and sample .do file/R or Python script to jobs@fraym.io.  

GIS Analyst Positions - McLean, VA

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the only source of hyper-local, population-centered data on Africa. Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary surveys to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We provide data and customized analysis for investors, companies, foundations, development and government agencies, and financial institutions.

The successful candidate will have a strong GIS and quantitative background, experience working with GISapplications (e.g.ArcGISorR), and an entrepreneurial mindset. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in remote sensing, machine learning, predictive analytics, and/or experience on the African continent.

This position will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Working with large geostatistical datasets and large household surveys to expand, deepen, and refine the Fraym data platform.
  • Building and adapting machine learning algorithms to detect geospatial features.
  • Supporting customized client engagements (e.g., investors, corporates, policymakers, and development agencies).
  • Preparing analytical products, including presentations, briefings, and other materials.
  • Supporting the development of product offerings and capabilities such as machine learning applications and data subscription packages.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field.
  • One or two years of work experience is preferred but not required.
  • Training in satellite imagery analysis, spatial surface interpolation, network analysis, and/or other types of GIS analysis.
  • Training in statistical methods and/or econometrics is preferred.
  • Essential software skills: ArcGIS and/or R (e.g. sp and ggplot2 packages). Other software skills (e.g. Stata) are a definite plus.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior executives.

Fraym offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefit package.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and sample work product to r.morello@fraym.io.

Web Developer - McLean, VA

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the best source for hyper-local data and insights on African markets. Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary surveys to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We work with investors, companies, foundations, agencies, and financial institutions.

 

Fraym is seeking a web developer to support the rapid growth of our business.  The successful candidate will have full-stack development skills, with an emphasis on front-end development, and an entrepreneurial mindset. This is a great role for someone looking for dynamic growth through independently driven work. Preference will be given to applicants with experience on or interest in the African continent. 

 

The successful candidate will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Custom web app development
  • Transforming static reports (e.g. PowerPoint) into dynamic web interfaces
  • Participating as a core member of Fraym’s product development team

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field
  • One or more years of experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience visualizing data analysis (e.g. D3.js or related languages) with a special emphasis on geospatial data (raster, shapefiles, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following: JavaScript (ES5 and ES6), HTML, CSS, Bash/Shell, JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Node.js, Angular, React, Vue)
  • Passion and talent for UI/UX design and a commitment to quality and excellence
  • Desire to learn independently and to leverage disparate soft and hard skills to contribute to the Fraym team
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior executives

 

Fraym offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefit package.

 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to jobs@fraym.io.

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