Senior Pipeline Engineer and Senior Data Analyst
VVN, a Washington DC boutique consulting firm, is seeking a Data Pipeline Engineer. We provide technical and analytical support to progressive non-profit clients, including State Voices and America Votes, supporting voter contact, Get Out The Vote, voter protection, and voter registration projects. VVN is a small, friendly, mission oriented company, based in Washington, DC. Employees may work remote in the continental United States.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree or significant progress toward a degree, in mathematics, computer science any of the other hard sciences (physics, biology, chemistry etc.). Successful candidates will have experience in SQL and big data analysis, scripting experience in Python or Perl, and will be comfortable working on Linux based remote servers.
Our work environment is focused but fun. Work should not be drudgery. We are currently 100% remote due to the ongoing COVID crisis.
Graduating in December 2021? We are willing and flexible to start the position part time, and migrating to full time upon graduation.
The Pipeline Engineer also serves as the Senior Data Analyst for VVN, with responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:
• Manages day to day operations of the VVN national voter file; a 300 million row database on MySQL, enhanced with data from field contact work as well as the United States Census.
• Assists in developing scripts for database research and analytics projects, using ODBC script-to- database protocols.
•Migrates field contact data from third party vendors to VVN analytics servers and to cloud based servers hosted by our primary partners.
•Works with VVN’s web team to provide databases for online research sites.
•Provides database Extract Load Transform (ETL) operations on US Census raw data for analytical use.
•Runs GIS procedures to enhance the core voter file on a PostGIS database platform.
*BS in Math, Computer Science, or other hard science.
*Proficiency in Perl, Python or other scripting languages.
*Knowledge of statistics and R is preferred but not required.
*Proficiency in SQL on the MySQL or Post GIS platforms.
*Basic Knowledge of the Linux operating system.
*GIS knowledge useful but not required.
*Experience with APIs preferred but not required.
VVN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to building a diverse workplace. We provide health insurance, 401k matching, and generous leave. Salary for this position is $75,000.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com