Our member Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) is looking to recruit a Software Engineer (Operations and Reliability) who will join the company’s technology and data team to help in building, configuring and maintaining data processing pipelines that underpin AVF’s infrastructure for listening to citizens.
The post holder will be responsible for Ensuring successful 24/7/365 operation of AVF’s data infrastructure, Collaborating with project leads to establish technical and operational plans for engagements, Collaborating with software engineers, advisors and academics at University of Cambridge and elsewhere to help define the evolution of AVF’s infrastructure and building a culture of blame-free reflection and operational professionalism to support AVF’s rapidly growing portfolio of projects
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About Africa’s Voices Foundation
Africa’s Voices Foundation is a non-profit start-up, spun out of ongoing cutting-edge research at the University of Cambridge. The company conducts innovative research and produce powerful, insightful evidence that helps to amplify the voices of Africans towards key policymakers. In media forums AVF spark inclusive, interactive discussions, and gather audience opinions through SMS, instant messaging, and social media.
AVF also analyzes these conversations often in low-resource local languages using unique methods. They combine social science theories and frameworks with data science techniques, and tailor these to challenging language contexts.
This way, AVF provides powerful insights into the beliefs, ideas and priorities of hard-to reach populations and social groups, and how these change over time.
Africa’s Voices Foundation combines rigorous academic research and a commitment to innovation with real-world impact. They also provide researchers with a vibrant interface to world-leading university research. Researchers regularly work with faculty, advisors, external researchers, and student interns to bring the latest developments in research methods and digital technologies into our working practices.
The company’s innovative, dynamic approach has been recognized internationally, including being awarded the Market Research Society’s ‘President’s Medal’ in 2016 for the work with UNICEF Somalia. The company has offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and a small but highly qualified and motivated team that are seeking to grow steadily in the coming period.
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