The political R&D group is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our team of data scientists and strategists in New York City. We’re a small team who works hard and makes a measurable impact in supporting progressive causes. If you’re looking for a way to have a big impact on the 2020 election, this is it.
We function as the research and development arm for Civis's political work, and we incubate our work directly with some of the largest, most impactful progressive organizations in the country. Problems ranging from large-scale optimization and resource allocation to high dimensional modeling to causal inference make up our day-to-day.
Civis embraces the individuality of our employees and we celebrate each other's differences. Our products, services, and culture benefit from and thrive on the unique perspectives brought by each person in our Civis community. We're proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, age, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
As a Senior Engineer on the political R&D team in our NYC office, you’ll work on a cross-functional team building tools to help progressive leaders answer critical strategic questions. Your day-to-day will range from building and maintaining custom web applications that will be used by the largest progressive political organizations in the country, to working with our data scientists to build production machine learning pipelines on Google Cloud.
3+ years of experience as a software developer/engineer, including experience taking a leading role in significant technical projects
Ability to work well in a small team in a self-directed manner
Ability to learn new techniques and technologies quickly as our needs change
Comfort building on top of relational databases and fluency in querying them with SQL
Experience developing web applications with frameworks such as Django or Flask
Experience with or research into machine learning, preferably using tensorflow