JOB DESCRIPTION: Developer

Clarity Campaign Labs (http://www.claritycampaigns.com) provides fully integrated analytic solutions to Democratic campaigns, progressive non-profits, and select corporate clients. Our team consists of experts across the fields of campaign strategy, political data, and analytics. The convergence of these skill sets represents what we are all about: providing the right data and analytic approach to meet the unique needs of each of our clients, while ensuring that the resulting tools and information integrate seamlessly into the overall campaign strategy.

Summary

We are looking for individuals with strong programming skills to join our growing team as a PHP developer in our new Washington, DC office. A commitment to progressive causes and resourceful problem solving in a fast-paced, startup environment are required.

Job Functions

  • Work with our team on ongoing development of our current software and new poll-viewing portal.

  • Responsible for maintaining and enhancing our other web-based tools.

  • Assist with database design and some system administration.

  • Other projects may include planning and developing new software products.

Key Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent technical experience

  • 2+ years of experience with web development, preferably with PHP frameworks (Laravel, Phalcon, Cake, etc.) and JQuery

  • Strong knowledge of front-end design and development using CSS, HTML5, cross-browser functionality, and Javascript

  • Familiarity with relational databases, such as MySQL/MariaDB or PostgreSQL

  • Diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving

  • Ability to manage several tasks and projects concurrently and to prioritize effectively

  • Must be a self-starter and willing to work long, irregular hours as needed

  • A strong commitment to progressive and charitable causes is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl or Python

  • Experience with GIS, statistical software (especially R), or software development

  • Experience with either machine learning or a strong knowledge of statistics

  • Past experience working with political campaigns or nonprofits

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, and profit sharing. To apply, please email (include the job title in the subject line) a copy of your resume and a cover letter to: jobs@claritycampaigns.com. Clarity Campaign Labs is an equal opportunity employer.