Data Engineer

Catalist | On-site| Remote| Remote Possible | Permanent

Date Posted

12/27/21

Job Role

Data & Data Management, Engineer, Technology

Organization Type

Technology Provider, Vendor or Service Provider

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

District of Columbia (DC)

Salary Range

$61,000-$80,000

How to Apply

Catalist offers a competitive salary and a strong benefits package. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  with the subject line “Data Engineer.”

Data Engineer

Catalist | On-site| Remote| Remote Possible | Permanent

Position Summary

For more than 15 years, Catalist has been a leader in civic data and data science innovation. Our mission is to provide progressive organizations with the data, software, and services needed to better identify, understand, and communicate with the people they need to engage and mobilize. Our clients include the largest, most influential organizations in the U.S. active in civic engagement, advocacy, and political campaigns.

Catalist is home to a dedicated, creative team of technologists, data scientists, and campaign experts committed to using our talents and technology to nurture a vibrant and growing progressive community.

As a Data Engineer at Catalist, you will work closely with the Analytics and Technology departments to build support and maintain various data pipelines and processes with an end goal of providing data and intelligence to the progressive community.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent technical skills, a strong desire to learn new skills, and an interest in progressive politics. Catalist values creativity and problem-solving. Our work is on the cutting edge of data-driven politics, and your support will help Democratic candidates and progressive organizations conduct successful advocacy and electoral campaigns.

This position reports to the Chief Data Officer. The Data Engineer is a part of a growing Data team that supports all underlying work at Catalist.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable, production processes for data ingest, transformation, modeling, and reporting across a variety of platforms
  • Provide quality assurance and testing on processes, code, and products
  • Become an internal subject matter expert on various  datasets and support other Catalist departments/teams on the usage of those datasets
  • Execute ad hoc data tasks as required
  • Project manage cross-departmental efforts, with direct responsibility for stakeholder engagement, management, and execution of technical elements

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

    • Willingness to be a problem solver and produce results in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to be creative and personable, and articulate ideas clearly
    • Experience working with SQL databases
    • Proficiency with Python or another object-oriented programming language (R, Java, Scala, etc…)
    • Experience working in command line environments such as Bash
    • Experience with a version control tool such as git or github

Desired Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with data cleaning or ETL processes
  • Experience with distributed computing systems and/or distributed datastores (particularly the Hadoop ecosystem)
  • Experience working in cloud environments (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience managing projects
  • Familiarity with Catalist data, progressive politics, voter files, and/or commercial data

Education & Experience:

  • BS or BA in a technical field, or relevant experience
  • 1-2 years of experience working with SQL databases
  • Background check required

SALARY:

This is a full-time job, located in Washington, DC. Catalist is currently working remotely due to the pandemic. Compensation will range from $64,000-74,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Catalist offers a strong benefits package, detailed below. This position is included in our CWA bargaining unit.

Date Posted

12/27/21

Job Role

Data & Data Management, Engineer, Technology

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Catalist offers a competitive salary and a strong benefits package. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  with the subject line “Data Engineer.”

Position Summary

For more than 15 years, Catalist has been a leader in civic data and data science innovation. Our mission is to provide progressive organizations with the data, software, and services needed to better identify, understand, and communicate with the people they need to engage and mobilize. Our clients include the largest, most influential organizations in the U.S. active in civic engagement, advocacy, and political campaigns.

Catalist is home to a dedicated, creative team of technologists, data scientists, and campaign experts committed to using our talents and technology to nurture a vibrant and growing progressive community.

As a Data Engineer at Catalist, you will work closely with the Analytics and Technology departments to build support and maintain various data pipelines and processes with an end goal of providing data and intelligence to the progressive community.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent technical skills, a strong desire to learn new skills, and an interest in progressive politics. Catalist values creativity and problem-solving. Our work is on the cutting edge of data-driven politics, and your support will help Democratic candidates and progressive organizations conduct successful advocacy and electoral campaigns.

This position reports to the Chief Data Officer. The Data Engineer is a part of a growing Data team that supports all underlying work at Catalist.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable, production processes for data ingest, transformation, modeling, and reporting across a variety of platforms
  • Provide quality assurance and testing on processes, code, and products
  • Become an internal subject matter expert on various  datasets and support other Catalist departments/teams on the usage of those datasets
  • Execute ad hoc data tasks as required
  • Project manage cross-departmental efforts, with direct responsibility for stakeholder engagement, management, and execution of technical elements

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

    • Willingness to be a problem solver and produce results in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to be creative and personable, and articulate ideas clearly
    • Experience working with SQL databases
    • Proficiency with Python or another object-oriented programming language (R, Java, Scala, etc…)
    • Experience working in command line environments such as Bash
    • Experience with a version control tool such as git or github

Desired Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with data cleaning or ETL processes
  • Experience with distributed computing systems and/or distributed datastores (particularly the Hadoop ecosystem)
  • Experience working in cloud environments (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience managing projects
  • Familiarity with Catalist data, progressive politics, voter files, and/or commercial data

Education & Experience:

  • BS or BA in a technical field, or relevant experience
  • 1-2 years of experience working with SQL databases
  • Background check required

SALARY:

This is a full-time job, located in Washington, DC. Catalist is currently working remotely due to the pandemic. Compensation will range from $64,000-74,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Catalist offers a strong benefits package, detailed below. This position is included in our CWA bargaining unit.

Date Posted

12/27/21

Job Role

Data & Data Management, Engineer, Technology

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Catalist offers a competitive salary and a strong benefits package. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  with the subject line “Data Engineer.”

Data Engineer

Catalist | On-site, Remote, Remote Possible | Permanent

Position Summary

For more than 15 years, Catalist has been a leader in civic data and data science innovation. Our mission is to provide progressive organizations with the data, software, and services needed to better identify, understand, and communicate with the people they need to engage and mobilize. Our clients include the largest, most influential organizations in the U.S. active in civic engagement, advocacy, and political campaigns.

Catalist is home to a dedicated, creative team of technologists, data scientists, and campaign experts committed to using our talents and technology to nurture a vibrant and growing progressive community.

As a Data Engineer at Catalist, you will work closely with the Analytics and Technology departments to build support and maintain various data pipelines and processes with an end goal of providing data and intelligence to the progressive community.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent technical skills, a strong desire to learn new skills, and an interest in progressive politics. Catalist values creativity and problem-solving. Our work is on the cutting edge of data-driven politics, and your support will help Democratic candidates and progressive organizations conduct successful advocacy and electoral campaigns.

This position reports to the Chief Data Officer. The Data Engineer is a part of a growing Data team that supports all underlying work at Catalist.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable, production processes for data ingest, transformation, modeling, and reporting across a variety of platforms
  • Provide quality assurance and testing on processes, code, and products
  • Become an internal subject matter expert on various  datasets and support other Catalist departments/teams on the usage of those datasets
  • Execute ad hoc data tasks as required
  • Project manage cross-departmental efforts, with direct responsibility for stakeholder engagement, management, and execution of technical elements

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

    • Willingness to be a problem solver and produce results in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to be creative and personable, and articulate ideas clearly
    • Experience working with SQL databases
    • Proficiency with Python or another object-oriented programming language (R, Java, Scala, etc…)
    • Experience working in command line environments such as Bash
    • Experience with a version control tool such as git or github

Desired Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with data cleaning or ETL processes
  • Experience with distributed computing systems and/or distributed datastores (particularly the Hadoop ecosystem)
  • Experience working in cloud environments (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience managing projects
  • Familiarity with Catalist data, progressive politics, voter files, and/or commercial data

Education & Experience:

  • BS or BA in a technical field, or relevant experience
  • 1-2 years of experience working with SQL databases
  • Background check required

SALARY:

This is a full-time job, located in Washington, DC. Catalist is currently working remotely due to the pandemic. Compensation will range from $64,000-74,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Catalist offers a strong benefits package, detailed below. This position is included in our CWA bargaining unit.

Date Posted

12/27/21

Job Role

Data & Data Management, Engineer, Technology

Location

On-site, Remote, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Catalist offers a competitive salary and a strong benefits package. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  with the subject line “Data Engineer.”

Data Engineer

Catalist | On-site, Remote, Remote Possible | Permanent

Position Summary

For more than 15 years, Catalist has been a leader in civic data and data science innovation. Our mission is to provide progressive organizations with the data, software, and services needed to better identify, understand, and communicate with the people they need to engage and mobilize. Our clients include the largest, most influential organizations in the U.S. active in civic engagement, advocacy, and political campaigns.

Catalist is home to a dedicated, creative team of technologists, data scientists, and campaign experts committed to using our talents and technology to nurture a vibrant and growing progressive community.

As a Data Engineer at Catalist, you will work closely with the Analytics and Technology departments to build support and maintain various data pipelines and processes with an end goal of providing data and intelligence to the progressive community.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent technical skills, a strong desire to learn new skills, and an interest in progressive politics. Catalist values creativity and problem-solving. Our work is on the cutting edge of data-driven politics, and your support will help Democratic candidates and progressive organizations conduct successful advocacy and electoral campaigns.

This position reports to the Chief Data Officer. The Data Engineer is a part of a growing Data team that supports all underlying work at Catalist.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable, production processes for data ingest, transformation, modeling, and reporting across a variety of platforms
  • Provide quality assurance and testing on processes, code, and products
  • Become an internal subject matter expert on various  datasets and support other Catalist departments/teams on the usage of those datasets
  • Execute ad hoc data tasks as required
  • Project manage cross-departmental efforts, with direct responsibility for stakeholder engagement, management, and execution of technical elements

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

    • Willingness to be a problem solver and produce results in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to be creative and personable, and articulate ideas clearly
    • Experience working with SQL databases
    • Proficiency with Python or another object-oriented programming language (R, Java, Scala, etc…)
    • Experience working in command line environments such as Bash
    • Experience with a version control tool such as git or github

Desired Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with data cleaning or ETL processes
  • Experience with distributed computing systems and/or distributed datastores (particularly the Hadoop ecosystem)
  • Experience working in cloud environments (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience managing projects
  • Familiarity with Catalist data, progressive politics, voter files, and/or commercial data

Education & Experience:

  • BS or BA in a technical field, or relevant experience
  • 1-2 years of experience working with SQL databases
  • Background check required

SALARY:

This is a full-time job, located in Washington, DC. Catalist is currently working remotely due to the pandemic. Compensation will range from $64,000-74,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Catalist offers a strong benefits package, detailed below. This position is included in our CWA bargaining unit.

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