Data Analyst - Medical Equipment Program

United States
Jun 03, 2021
Jul 03, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

Nexleaf is a nonprofit technology company that believes when people are equipped with better data, they are empowered to build a healthier and equitable world for all. We are committed to transforming global health systems using data-driven insights.

We have built a team of curious skeptics, data lovers, social justice advocates, forward-thinking computer scientists, and public health experts that are on a mission to rethink how life-saving solutions are designed and delivered. Partnering with leading organizations such as, Gavi, Qualcomm, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we are focused on measurable and long-lasting impact.


Are you ready to tackle one of the biggest health challenges in the biomedical equipment ecosystem? We’re looking for a passionate Data Analyst to lead data management, synthesis, analysis, and interpretation for two technology pilots in Kenya—with an additional pilot on the way in Ethiopia—all in the Neonatal & Intensive Care Unit and life-saving equipment management sector.

The ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for data-driven solutions and is excited about rapidly prototyping analyses and beautiful, interpretable visualizations for an innovative multi-country project. You will partner with our diverse team to bring a user-centered approach to improve sector knowledge on the interdependencies among power availability, power quality, and biomedical equipment use. You will lead discussions contextualizing IoT sensor data from countries and stakeholders to gain a deep understanding of the needs of end-users on the ground to inform the design and development of new IoT technologies and data platforms.

In this role, you will:

Drive Data Management and Analytics

  • Manage, organize, synthesize, and integrate multiple data sets from existing and historical projects, ranging from quantitative time series data to qualitative interview data
  • Drive data analysis and interpretation including impact metrics/indicators and statistics
  • Explore and analyze new sensor data streams, such as biomedical equipment utilization and performance, and advise the program on the best ways to leverage them for use-case development, bringing actionable insights and value to the users
  • Drive the evaluation of data quality, adapting approaches as needed

Advocate for Global Data

  • Gain a deep understanding of how the data analytics and products we generate resonate with governments and funders
  • Synthesize end-user feedback to inform our development and design of innovative data visualizations, reports, and dashboards, ensuring they meet the needs of the users
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to produce write-ups and lean data-driven reports that motivate stakeholders to improve their decision-making, actions, and impact
  • Participate in user research, through interviews with data-oriented stakeholders

Live our Data Culture

  • Make data-driven statements, articulating assumptions, and testing and validating those assumptions
  • Advise program leads and partners on strengths and limitations of the data, data collection tools, and data sources
  • Design program evaluations to ensure we are constantly learning and improving on our data approaches
  • Drive the use and explore the potential of the data beyond the norms of descriptive analytics alone
  • Build knowledge and expertise of the sector: the data, data use, users, and stakeholders.
  • Support and own deliverables for workshops and represent Nexleaf at conferences


  • 5+ years experience working with quantitative and qualitative data, including analyzing and interpreting “real-world” imperfect data
  • Ability to perform, rapid, iterative, exploratory analyses
  • Experience working with time series data
  • Ability to visualize and communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way
  • Ability to formulate, validate, and articulate challenges, assumptions/risks, hypotheses and key data takeaways
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as mathematical skills (e.g., statistics, algebra)
  • Proficiency or expertise in a programming language like Python or R
  • Knowledge of statistical modeling including use of common statistical and data analysis libraries
  • Proficient technical writing skills and ability to produce lean reports and documents
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking and relationship building skills
  • Can thrive in an early-stage program and be willing to adapt to changing priorities and demands of the program

Our headquarters is based in California, USA (Pacific Standard Time), so the candidate should be comfortable with various modes of communication (e.g. Zoom, Gmail, Whatsapp) as well as working PST standard working hours. Additionally, the candidate must be available for occasional early morning/evening calls to communicate with team members and stakeholders in global time zones.


  • Amazing start-up culture that's purpose-driven and highly collaborative
  • Fast-paced, high performing team focused on learning and getting better every day
  • Benefits including health, retirement and generous PTO (14 holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1-2 week year-end office closure)
  • Flexible work hours
  • 80 hours of parental leave
  • Pet inclusive sick leave
  • 401k employer matching

Nexleaf Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: data analysis, data analyst, data management, data analytics, non profit, public health



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