Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

About Us

The Human and Environmental Rights Index (HERO Index) is on a mission to develop the most influential and trusted, investable index tracking social impact and human rights and environmental rights of corporates. The aim of our company is to create greater transparency of corporate performance on human rights and environmental rights so they can change their practices and improve the health and sustainability of our planet and people. We want the public and investors to have access to this knowledge so they put their dollars into companies that align with their values of positive social and environmental impact.

Job Brief

We are looking for a Technical Co-Founder with sharp commercial acumen to join our founding team, who can lead product development and build out the engineering team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the initial product and architectural decisions. The current Founder is a serial entrepreneur with another company in the impact reporting space, ImpactMapper, and has deep expertise and networks in the human rights with UN agencies and foundation and expertise in the impact management space. As a co-founding CTO, you will be wearing many hats, but it will also be an opportunity to build leadership skills and have real ownership in your own work.

Responsibilities

  • Developing the initial product and strategy for the tech roadmap

  • Building and managing the tech team

  • Contribute to all management team projects and discussions

  • Architectural decisions for product

  • Owning the communication with external data providers

  • Sit in and contribute to sales and fundraising meetings

  • Attend board meetings

  • Owning client relationships from a support perspective

  • Planning and budgeting for the technical side of the business

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as CTO/VP of Engineering for a Series A+ scaleup

  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful SaaS product throughout its lifecycle

  • A strong foundation in NLP and machine learning and data science

  • Web scraping and database creation, experience pulling data from multiple databases into a master

  • Proficiency in Python, SQL database (ideally POSTGRES), database management

  • Experience building REST APIs

  • A good grasp of front-end technologies. Although the initial product will be an API.

  • Solid technical background with understanding of relevant design, project management and and web technologies

  • Creative thinking skills and an eye for good web app UI/UX design (Figma)

  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done

  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams: design, engineering, support, marketing

  • Zero ego: no job too small or too big mindset

  • Insatiable appetite for product-led growth

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in the investment and data analysis sectors would be an advantage

Benefits

  • Join a growing start-up making social and environmental impact happen

  • Network with high-status clients, from leading investment banks, data aggregators, foundations, governments to fund Managers and large institutional investors

  • Responsibility and opportunity from day one

  • Reliably positive, supportive and social atmosphere

  • Flexible, independent and currently distributed working environment

  • Compensation package including base + equity/options.

For more information or questions please contact us at alex@impactmapper.com or phone number +4741398153

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Wellness
Wellness

Strengthen your body with office yoga and handstands or leave your body in good hands by our masseuse.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

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Working at
HERO Index

The Human and Environmental Rights Index (HERO Index) creates greater transparency of corporate performance on human rights and environmental rights so they can change their practices and improve the health and sustainability of our planet and people. We want the public and investors to have access to this knowledge so they put their dollars into companies that align with their values of positive social and environmental impact.

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