Opportunities to Work with Us

Are you interested in engaging with Equilo now or in the future to support our mission to hack gender equality & social inclusion for a happier, more just world? Equilo is growing and we would love to hear from you!

 

We celebrate diversity within our global team. We encourage individuals to join our roster from any nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and ability status. Whether you have specific GESI or GLI skills and experience, quantitative and qualitative research analysis skills, capacity building, marketing, partnership development, tech development, AI/ ML expertise, there may be opportunities at Equilo that are a good fit for you. 

Opportunities are described below with a brief overview of roles and responsibilities, desired skills, competency, and experience. Some opportunities we are actively recruiting for, while others we are beginning soft recruitment for planned recruitment within the next 3-6 months. If you do not see an active or upcoming opportunity, we still invite you to submit your application form to join our roster so we may connect as new opportunities present.

* Equilo is US-based company, but does not maintain a physical office presence. All employees and staff work remotely in a virtual team environment on a permanent basis, and offers flexible working hours.

Immediate Positions to Fill

Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Research Principal - 
Finance & Gender Lens Investing 

Roles & Responsibilities
Desired Skills & Competency
Desired Experience
  • Actively manages financial sector & Gender Lens Investment qualitative and quantitative content

  • Updates sector-specific content (analysis and actions) on an ongoing basis with new research and identifies new opportunities to create practical sub-sector and thematic content

  • Creates & writes within a database new practical, user-oriented, non-academic sector content to help users in the sector simply understand GESI analysis concepts, actions to take, and how to measure results

  • Liaises with Data Science Team to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data and support qualitative contextualization of quantitative data and predictive models related to GESI & finance

  • Supports setting of an action-oriented research agenda specific to GESI integration within finance and GLI

  • GESI applied qualitative and quantitative research skills within financial systems with financial actors, and gender-lens investment

  • Applied GESI programming skills (e.g. action plan development and implementation to advance practical uptake of gender lens investment strategies)

  • Intersectional approach to GESI analysis

  • Database manipulation skills

  • Creative problem-solving and strategic thinking

  • Strong practical (not academic) writing skills

  • Ability to provide and receive direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

  • Minimum graduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience

  • GESI analysis and GLI experience in the financial sector with public and private financial system actors

  • Gender lens investment experience within the Global South preferred

  • Previous experience supporting capacity building of financial actors to conduct gender analysis and utilize a gender lens in investments preferred

Predictive Modeling & Applied Data Science Principal

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Maintains and updates gender equality scoring script for all scores across products (e.g. GESI scores, GBV Risk scores, organizational scores, etc.)

  • Harnesses extensive data lake of cleaned GESI data, current, and historical, to design and conduct predictive models, simulations, and reimagining the future

  • Identifies new GESI and political, economic, environment, financial and other data sets to ingest in modeling

  • Conducts research/ collects data as needed to support predictive modeling research agenda
    Works with Product Development team to identify improved ways to visualize interactive data

Desired Skills & Competency
  • Applied data science to GESI/ social sciences with ML/ AI skills

  • Database organization and manipulation skills

  • Coding skills (Python)

  • Strong creative, analytical, and critical thinking skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to thoroughly check work for quality and completion

  • Team work

  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

Desired Experience
  • Minimum graduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience

  • Applied data science, predictive modeling, ML experience to solve real-world GESI challenges 

  • Previous experience communicating data storytelling with complex data sets via accessible data visualizations

  • Previous experience designing regression models, simulations, and creative use of data interpretation to re-imagine the future

Opportunities in the next 3 to 6 months - Apply now!

GESI Research Manager 

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Manages growing team of GESI Research Associates and ensure quality of their work

  • Sets research agenda and manages streams of work to implement the agenda

  • Coordinates with Data Science team to coordinate qualitative and quantitative research agenda and synthesis

  • Sets and maintains quality control standards in work products

  • Supports QA/QC of content, reviewing existing and new content and making direct edits and improvements

Desired Skills & Competency
  • GESI applied qualitative and quantitative research skills

  • Applied GESI programming skills (e.g. action plan development and implementation)

  • Intersectional approach to GESI analysis

  • Database manipulation skills

  • Creative problem-solving and strategic thinking

  • Strong practical (not academic) writing skills

  • People management skills

  • Ability to provide direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

Desired Experience
  • Minimum graduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 12 years of relevant professional experience

  • GESI analysis and program integration experience into at least 2-3 diverse sectors

  • Gender lens investment experience desirable but not required

  • Previous experience leading, managing, and coordinating team inputs into applied research and action planning

Data Science Manager 

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Manages Data Science/ ML team

  • Sets strategic predictive modeling and data science agenda, identifying areas for exploration, utilizing historical data to identify trends, and reimagining the future (and what it takes to get there)

  • Guides and directs predictive modeling, regression analyses

  • Oversees quantitative database management and structure across workstreams

  • Ensures integrity of raw data quality with validation & data refresh standards and updates

  • Oversees quality and QA/QC of data transformation and scoring processes to maintain the integrity of all transformed data
    Identifies new ways to leverage AI and ML to support Equilo's Mission

Desired Skills & Competency
  • Data science skills, with a focus on ML, predictive modeling

  • GESI research/ applied data science to solving GESI challenges

  • Data visualization and programming skills (D3 or other)

  • Coding skills (Python)

  • Creative problem-solving and strategic thinking

  • Ability to transform, manipulate and communicate large sets of data to tell simple stories via data analysis and visualization 

  • Database management, organization, creation, and manipulation skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • People management skills

  • Ability to provide direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

Desired Experience
  • Minimum graduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 12 years of relevant professional experience

  • Applied data science, predictive modeling, ML experience to solve real-world GESI challenges 

  • Previous experience managing and coordinating team inputs into research, analysis, modeling projects

  • Previous experience communicating data storytelling with complex data sets via accessible data visualizations

Data Analyst 

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Supports GESI Research Associates with qualitative and quantitative research

  • Supports partnership mapping research, tagging, and identifies new partners to include in database

  • Supports database organization and tagging

  • Maintains SuperGRL database organization, tagging, and use

  • Proactively identifies new publications to add to SuperGRL, tag, and provide to sector leads to review and update content

Desired Skills & Competency
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative research skills

  • Database organization and manipulation skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to thoroughly check work for quality and completion

  • Team work

  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

Desired Experience
  • Minimum undergraduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience

  • Previous experience conducting GESI related research

  • Experience maintaining/ organizing, entering data into data bases

Product Developer

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Manages and maintains databases and integrations (Air Table, Mongo DB)

  • Maintains, debugs, and writes new code (Java, Python)

  • Identifies backend database efficiencies and executes on improvements

  • Supports performance improvements 

  • Contributes to ideas for new and improved features and functionality

  • Liaises with Data Science Team to develop animated data visualization solutions to tell stories through data

Desired Skills & Competency
  • Python, Java

  • Node.js

  • Vue

  • MongoDB

  • Database design, organization, and manipulation skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to thoroughly check work for quality and completion

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to translate between software language and human language/ UX

  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

Desired Experience
  • Minimum undergraduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience

  • Previous experience building and maintaining complex applications for global users

  • Experienced in managing Agile sprint methods for work planning

  • Experience creating, developing, and maintaining applications to solve social problems preferred

Data Security Associate

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Plans, designs, executes data security protocols and procedures

  • Ensures data security, safety, and privacy of Equilo's backend database and user management system

  • Conducts ongoing data security maintenance and updates

  • Ensures compliance with international and national data security and privacy rules and regulations

  • Liaises with Legal Counsel, Product Development team to ensure integrity of Equilo's data security

Desired Skills & Competency
  • Data security and privacy global best practice, with knowledge of global trends, policies, and regulations

  • Database organization and manipulation skills

  • Team work

  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to direct, constructive feedback

  • English language fluency

Desired Experience
  • Minimum undergraduate degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience

  • Previous experience designing, implementing, and maintaining data security standards and protocols

  • Previous experience working with a global team and applying global best practices and compliance with international data privacy and security rules and regulations

New opportunities as we scale - Accepting applications!

GESI Research Team
Data Science Team
Strategic Partnerships Team
  • GESI Research Manager

  • GESI Research Principal- Finance and Gender Lens Investment

  • GESI Research Principal- Agriculture & WASH

  • GESI Research Principal- Energy & Environment

  • GESI Research Principal- Infrastructure, Industry, and Manufacturing

  • GESI Research Principal- Health & Nutrition

  • GESI Research Principal- Economic Growth, Workforce Development, & Urban Planning

  • GESI Research Principal- Humanitarian Emergencies

  • GESI Principal- Diversity & Inclusion

  • GESI Research Associate- Country Context

  • GESI Research Associate- QA/QC

GESI Organizational Assessment Team
  • Data Science Team Lead

  • Predictive Modeling Principal

  • Data Science Associate

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Security Principal

  • Database Management Associate

  • Head of Strategic Partnerships

  • Partnerships Associate- Global Networks

  • Partnerships Associate- Development & Humanitarian

  • Partnerships Associate- Finance & Private

Development Team
  • CTO

  • Product Developer

  • Data Security Principal

  • Data Visualization Principal

  • Graphic Designer

Customer Experience Team
Communications Team
  • Communications Advisor

  • Editors

  • Social Media Associate

  • Translators (French, Spanish, Arabic)

  • Customer Experience Manager

  • Customer Experience Liaison- Development & Humanitarian

  • Customer Experience Liaison- Finance & Private Sector

  • Capacity Building Expert- Development & Humanitarian

  • Capacity Building Expert- Finance & Private

Other Ops/ Admin Roles
  • Legal Counsel

  • HR Advisor

  • Contracts Associate

  • Financial Analyst

  • Administrative Assistant

  • GESI Organizational Assessment Manager

  • GESI Audit Associate

  • GESI Audit Associate

  • Survey Associate