Data Science Engineer
Location: Washington D.C.
Desired Start Date: ASAP
Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: Rolling
The Bernie 2020 campaign is seeking a Data Science Engineer. The Data Science Engineer will be responsible for building predictive models of voter behavior as well as assisting in automation, data engineering and data analysis tasks. This position reports to the Director of Analytics.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Build predictive models of voter behavior from start to finish including data collection, munging, modeling, and crosstab presentation of results/recommendations.
- Assist with building tools to help our team of data analysts improve their reporting and universe creation
- Assist in the administration of our data systems and tools
- Project manage requests made to the data team from the organizing team
- Build visualizations and reporting for key metrics and ad hoc requests
- Support our team of analysts by automating various data flows and processes as needed
- Ability to work a 6-day work week
- Other duties as assigned
- Extensive experience working with data in Python or R, specifically with machine learning modules (e.g. sklearn, glmnet, tensorflow)
- Advanced experience with SQL and Redshift
- Familiarity with political data and campaigns helpful but not required
- Experience pulling data via API helpful but not required
- Ability to self manage and thrive in a high pressure, fast paced campaign environment sometimes requiring night and weekend work
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Strong alignment to Bernie 2020 campaign platform
$85,000 - $100,000, dependent on experience.
Full time staff are eligible for the campaign’s benefits package, including health insurance, dental, vision, and ancillary coverage; as well as paid time off, and more.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
This campaign is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring, in programming, and in all other aspects of the work we do. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are deeply connected to our mission, our success, and to serving the American people. Some organizational priorities include:
- Building policies, procedures and services that uplift and protect everyone and do not lead to inequalities;
- Creating teams and relationships among staff, volunteers, and supporters that are reflective of the populations we serve;
- Increasing engagement of communities of color, women, those with disabilities, and all people historically shut out of electoral and caucus processes;
- Prioritizing the inclusion of diverse communities in internal leadership;
- Fostering a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness;
- Creating and maintaining opportunities for engagement, education, and discourse related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and
- Changing the historical culture of inequity and exclusion pervasive in political campaigns.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Campaign recruits, hires, trains, transfers, and promotes qualified candidates on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.