I'm moving to the DC area shortly to help lead a new Innovation Lab
team at the Democratic National Committee. We are going to be doing a
bunch of really exciting work to build tools to empower people to
create change in their communities. I would love to have some people
from the Python community in DC apply - please don't hesitate to
email me if you have any questions about the position.
Innovation Labs Engineer
The Democratic National Committee is currently seeking an Innovation
Labs Engineer. Innovations Labs is a new team in the Technology
Department that will create new tools in collaboration with
departments across the DNC, within the Democratic Party, and with
Organizing for America. Labs developers will be working on many
different projects and rapidly creating prototypes of concepts.
Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and rapidly
changing environment. They should be talented engineers as well as
creative self-starters with a passion for using technology to
organize. Labs Engineers will also be asked to work closely and
communicate with non-technical stakeholders.
Have experience building internet scale web applications.
Be comfortable with an MVC framework such as Ruby on Rails, Django,
Struts or CakePHP.
Experience with dynamic languages like Ruby or Python.
Experience practicing Test Driven Development.
Experience with a source control system like Git or Subversion.
Practical experience with a relational database.
Passion for elegant software and refactoring of existing code.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [address removed].
This position is located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC