Associate Solutions Engineer

FiscalNote

Posted: 
October 13, 2021
About the Position
FiscalNote seeks a full-time Associate Solutions Engineer to join the Solutions Engineering team. The ASE will be part of a dynamic and creative team, building python-based technical solutions, working with legislative and regulatory data. The ASE will collaborate with FiscalNote’s Account Management, Product, and Engineering teams in order to scope, build, test, and deliver solutions that leverage FiscalNote’s data. Additionally, ASE will interface with current and future FiscalNote clients to facilitate each stage of solution delivery. 

About the Research and Development Team
The Research and Development Department at FiscalNote is where the magic happens. The Department includes the Product, Research, and Technology Teams. These teams work together to develop and deliver solutions for FiscalNote’s clients. The Solutions Engineering team is part of the Technology Organization. The Solutions Engineering team works directly with both internal and external clients to deliver new products, prototype new ideas with the goal of market expansion, and to supplement and support the FiscalNote SaaS platform.

About You
You are a self-starter who is enthusiastic about working at the intersection of technology and policy. You thrive when interacting directly with clients. As an excellent communicator and savvy technologist, you have the unique ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience. You are a relentless problem-solver committed to finding the right solution for a client's needs.  

What to Expect in this Position:
  • Work in collaboration with clients to solve pain points by creating solutions for collecting and aggregating data from various sources, including government websites.
  • Work alongside the Business Development team to support sales of FiscalNote data through APIs and Data Feeds, as well as sales of custom integrations.
  • Pitch and develop new internal projects to drive forward the company’s strategic vision
  • Define the scope and cost of the custom components of new engagements
  • Leverage our world-class Policy and Data Science teams to partner with potential customers and identify solutions for problems they face in the government affairs space.
  • Build application functionality using Python
  • Work across teams to ensure cohesion and collaboration across R&D functions (engineering, product, QA, data, etc.)
  • Create experiences for demanding end-users by applying your knowledge to deliver a world-class user experience

  • What Sets you Apart:
  • A passion for data-driven decision making in Government
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • A technology-forward mindset with a background in Python or other data manipulation tooling 
  • You’re self-driven and creative with excellent problem-solving skills
  • A strong desire to learn more about technology and our government affairs client base
  • Familiarity with government data stores and experience working with APIs (preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to write code and solve problems through software
  • 1+ years of experience or equivalent in the software development industry and with Python, R, or analogous programming languages
  • Working knowledge of production environments (Unix, Bash, nginx, etc.)
  • Experience in each of the following: SQL, Python Flask
  • Experience breaking down product specs into engineering components


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    About FiscalNote 
    FiscalNote is the premier information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence. By combining AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity.

    Home to CQ, Roll Call, Oxford Analytica, and VoterVoice, FiscalNote empowers more than 5,000 clients worldwide to monitor, manage, and act on the issues that matter most to them. To learn more about FiscalNote and its family of brands, visit FiscalNote.com and follow @FiscalNote. 

    At FiscalNote, we Lead with Values
    Know your Audience ∙ Find the Truth ∙ Drive Alignment ∙ Level Up ∙ Own the Job ∙ Bias for Action ∙ Support the Family 

    FiscalNote is continuing to hire new talent, with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19.  New team members, along with our current staff, will temporarily work remotely (unless communicated otherwise).  

    If your background and experience align with the competencies above, we encourage you to apply so that we can review your experience and learn more about how you can add to FiscalNote’s growth and success.

    Company Benefits
    FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so our open vacation policy helps us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at careers.FiscalNote.com.

    FiscalNote values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. FiscalNote is an EEOC employer.

    FiscalNote uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all new employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.DHS.gov/E-Verify.
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