About Engineering at FiscalNote
Our team has a wealth of diverse life and career experiences that allow us to think outside of the box and ahead of the curve. And we laugh – all the time. You'll get the opportunity to work at an institution pushing the boundaries of open data transparency, while collaborating with some of the industry’s brightest engineers and data scientists to devise, nurture, and implement cutting-edge solutions to continuously evolving engineering obstacles.
About the Role
FiscalNote is seeking software engineers with data-driven visual design and programing experience who can collaborate with teams to drive new insights and actions through data exploration, visualization, and data storytelling. The ideal candidate has a strong foundation in graphic design with passion for creating dazzling visualizations to narrate complex data flows and large scale datasets. As a part of the Web Applications team, you will work closely with data analysts, data scientists, and product experts to derive beautiful and meaningful displays of complex information.
Work with a full stack of technologies
Bring data systems to life from storage to access by connecting with relational and NoSQL databases, custom APIs, and lightweight server-side applications
Interface with other team members on a daily basis including creative and back end engineering teams
Experience and interest in information graphics and data visualization and familiarity with a range of front-end technologies
Significant development experience working on content management systems
The ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities
The ability to context switch quickly, see the big picture, and move at a startup pace
The ability to work collaboratively with developers as well as creative staff
3 to 5+ years of relevant development experience working on and leading projects using web technologies
Proficiency with data visualization libraries such as D3.js and Highcharts
Experience with CSS preprocessors (SASS / LESS)
A working knowledge of production environments (Unix, Bash, nginx, etc.)
Knowledge of object-oriented development and SOLID programming a plus
Ambitious. Detail-oriented. Thoughtful. Although proud of how far you’ve come in honing your craft, you look forward to constantly growing in your technical abilities. Even more excited to share your skills and experiences, you thrive in collaborative environments in which the free flow of ideas serve as the catalyst for bold results. Feeding off of a highly competent engineering and product development culture, you yearn to contribute to the foundational growth of a company with unlimited growth and market capture potential.
FiscalNote is the leading Issues Management platform. Our mission is to build the world’s most powerful platform for analyzing government risk and opportunity. For organizations facing government impact, FiscalNote is the platform for professionals to plan and execute their organization’s government risk strategy. Organizations rely on FiscalNote because of its accurate and relevant information, cutting-edge analytics, and ease of use. Our fierce curiosity and insatiable urge for the next challenge pours into our company culture.
FiscalNote earned the Top Workplace™ award for our ever growing and diverse company culture bolstered by our company values which are at the core of every decision we make. We are always looking for individuals who are excited and driven by opening data to help impact the world around them.
FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so we want you to play hard; our open vacation policy and vacation expense contribution help 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.
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