BUSINESS WITH A PURPOSE

Revealing opportunities that lie within Africa’s emerging economies.

HOW WE WORK

Our team is passionate about Africa. We work creatively to help organizations better understand the continent. Here, office life is a combination of constructive collaboration and focused productivity.

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OUR VALUES

We believe the greatest innovations arise when different disciplines, perspectives, and experiences converge. As a company, we live these values that push us toward discovery.

Diversity Empathy
Integrity Ingenuity
Purpose Collaboration

WORKING & GROWING

We want people at Fraym to be healthy and happy.
Below are some of the benefits we provide to promote work-life balance.

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Flexible Workplace
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Team Activities
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Commuter Stipends
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Free Gym Membership
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Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We are committed to the professional development of all Fraym employees. In addition to trainings, conferences, and connections to an elite network, we offer a Continent Immersion Program (CIP). CIP is a company sponsored trip to Africa that allows employees to immerse themselves in the markets, cultures, and geographies we serve.

OPEN POSITIONS

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

Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Fraym uses powerful technology to produce comprehensive, high-resolution human geography data—servicing both the public and private sectors. We make it possible to understand populations and communities with local-level precision, across Africa and other emerging regions.

Before Fraym, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary data collection to make important strategic and operational decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We weave together household survey data and satellite imagery with advanced machine learning algorithms. The resulting suite of products offer hyper-local population information for communities and populations. Fraym’s innovative data layer products are setting a new standard for the data that drives decision-making.

Summary of Position

Fraym is seeking several associate data analysts and data analysts to play a vital role in the mission of supporting decision-making in developing countries. As part of the Fraym Analytics Team, you will deliver tailored insights, craft impactful visualizations and stories from data, and collaborate across teams to generate or improve methodologies. The role is poised for significant career growth.

For success in this position, you will have a strong quantitative background, experience working with statistical packages (Stata or R), an ambitious mindset, and enthusiasm for connecting with Fraym’s global team. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of geospatial analysis or machine learning, working proficiency in French, and/or experience in emerging economies.

Your responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working with large household survey datasets to expand, deepen, and refine the Fraym data platform.
  • Applying data, communication, and inquiry skills to frame and address use cases in support of customized engagements for government agencies, development organizations, and commercial enterprises.
  • Preparing analytical products, including presentations, briefings, and other materials.
  • Contributing to the development of product offerings and capabilities such as machine learning applications, data subscription packages, and inventive data visualizations.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field, such as economics, statistics, international development, or public policy.
  • One or two years of experience applying quantitative methods is preferred but not required.
  • Training in statistical methods, econometrics, and/or geospatial analysis. Understanding how to apply quantitative skills to answer questions.
  • Essential software skills: Stata or R for descriptive and econometric analysis of micro-data from household surveys. R, ArcGIS, or QGIS for production of polished maps. PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Python, machine learning, or other software skills are a definite plus.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Eager to learn; bring creativity, confidence, and can-do attitude to problem-solving.
  • Ability to advance discrete projects both independently and in coordination with others.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • French language skills preferred.
  • Experience and interest in emerging markets across Africa and/or South and Southeast Asia.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including collaboration with a team and ability to interact with senior executives.

Fraym recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Fraym offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a full benefit package, dedication to professional development, and a flexible work environment.

We would love to hear from you. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and sample Stata .do file or R script using this link. For any questions, please contact jobs@fraym.io.

Operations Associate - McLean, VA

Fraym was built to help fast-growing companies, development organizations, and government agencies succeed in Africa. Before Fraym, 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 localized data on communities and populations across all of Africa.

To do this, we weave together household survey data and satellite imagery with proprietary machine learning algorithms to produce hyper-local insights across the continent. This best-in-class data platform helps companies and organizations understand and reach specific populations.

Summary of Position

The Operations Associate supports senior management to ensure the company's day-to-day activities operate efficiently and effectively. In addition to supporting the general operations of the company, you will be tasked to help identify specific areas in which the company can improve financial and operational efficiency as well as implement new directives for growth. Being in a dynamic and fast-growing company, you will be supporting the recruitment of new talent and onboarding processes, as well as implementing new communications and processes in order to scale the company culture as efficiently as possible. Accordingly, you will help to manage all daily operations of the company, including scheduling, coordinating logistics and information technology for the office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide a wide range of complex administrative and general support; liaise with active vendors; arrange travel plans and associated paperwork. Answer and route phone calls, mail and e-mail messages; optimize and maintain filing system(s); purchase and maintain inventory of supplies for the office.
  • Provide operational support to the different teams, their managers and coordinate all initiatives and processes for optimization and/or implementation.
  • Assist with recruitment and human resource functions (e.g. screening, scheduling, interviewing, evaluating, hiring) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
  • Act as a liaison with the professional employer organization (PEO) and process new hire & benefit paperwork, including the coordination of annual Health Insurance Open Enrollment paperwork.
  • Assist with regular accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, as well as accounting activities.
  • Support the preparation of financial reports as needed.
  • Assist with the management and monitoring of annual budgeting process and strategic plan development, ensuring that allocations are accurate and/or that fiscal practices are followed. Monitor and make suggestions for internal controls, as needed.
  • As a lean, entrepreneurial company, flexibility and willingness to pitch in wherever needed is critical.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Excellent academic credentials: Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Business, Operations, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Strong technical foundation in corporate finance, budget management, and/or accounting experience with knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is strongly preferred
  • Highly motivated with sound judgment and critical thinking skills
  • Results-oriented individual with a proactive and creative approach to problem solving
  • Proven ability to successfully prioritize multiple, competing priorities with consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in, or previous experience working in Africa and/or a start-up environment is preferred but not required

Benefits

  • Competitive, market-based salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive Benefit Package (medical, dental, vision)
  • Commitment to work-life balance
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development in a fast-growing company.

Contact

Please submit your application here. Direct questions to jobs@fraym.io.

Fraym recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Associate Spatial Data Analyst - McLean, VA

Fraym uses powerful technology to produce comprehensive, high-resolution human geography data—servicing both the public and private sectors. We make it possible to understand populations and communities with local-level precision, across Africa and other emerging regions.

Before Fraym, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary data collection to make important strategic and operational decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We weave together household survey data and satellite imagery with advanced machine learning algorithms. The resulting suite of products offer hyper-local population information for communities and populations. Fraym’s innovative data layer products are setting a new standard for the data that drives decision-making.

Summary of Position

Fraym seeks an associate spatial data analyst interested in maintaining and expanding our spatial data pipeline. S/he will be responsible for identifying and cataloguing sources of imagery products, tracking and applying geostatistical updates, assisting in the development of statistical and mathematical models, and supporting customized engagements.

This person will ultimately be solely responsible for Fraym’s spatial data pipeline, eventually committed to growing Fraym’s geostatistical database. With this critical team role, s/he will be in a position for significant career growth and impact.

The successful candidate will have a strong GIS and quantitative background, experience working with GIS applications and code (e.g. ArcGIS, R, Python), and an entrepreneurial mindset. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in remote sensing, image analysis, data management, 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.
  • Searching the web for paid and open source, social media, and imagery products
  • Supporting customized engagements for a range of customers from both the including private and public sectors
  • Maintaining and developing the data pipeline and storage of datasets informing Fraym’s predictive analytics
  • 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
  • At least one-year work experience is preferred but not required
  • Training in satellite imagery analysis (including awareness of satellite and sensor data landscape), image processing, and/or other types of GIS analysis
  • Experience using python, R, and/or GDAL, and some familiarity with Linux Operating Systems (Ubuntu) and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Mission-driven and motivated to advance discrete projects both independently and collaborate 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.

Fraym recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and sample work product to jobs@fraym.io or apply through Lever.

Fraym recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.