Solutions Engineer


October 20, 2021
About the Position
FiscalNote seeks a full-time Solutions Engineer (SE) to join the Solutions Engineering team. The SE will be part of a dynamic and creative team, building python-based technical solutions, working with legislative and regulatory data. The SE 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, the SE 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 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 partnership with the Business Development team to support sales of FiscalNote data through APIs and Data Feeds, as well as sales of custom integrations.
  • Project manage the end-to-end delivery of custom client solutions
  • Own the go-to-market strategy and execution for new and existing FiscalNote data products
  • 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
  • Keep pace with innovation in the FiscalNote product suite, new use cases, and features as they become available
  • Leverage our world-class Policy and Data Science teams to dive deeper into the effectiveness and capability of our platform in collaboration with potential customers
  • Build application functionality in 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:
  • You have at least 2-4 years of experience working with clients and are excited to grow FiscalNote’s business through sales of data and custom integrations
  • 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 backend programming languages
  • 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
  • 2+ 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, Elasticsearch, AWS, 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 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

    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
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