Job Description, Data Quality Assurance Associate

This position is located in Washington D.C. It is a temporary position lasting approximately one month.

Democracy Works seeks data associate to assist with quality assurance of data in support of a major technology company’s election efforts.

Responsibilities
● Audit vendor supplied data sets of polling places and ballot information to ensure high quality.
● Work with software engineers to ensure successful integration of data sets.
● Follow up with local election authorities and other contacts in order to verify data points.

Minimum Qualifications
● Nearly obsessive attention to detail.
● Highly skilled at information organization, especially working with non-standard data sets.
● Basic knowledge of American politics and elections.
● Excellent project management skills; including timeline tracking and communication and the ability to collaborate across teams and outside organizations.
● Bachelors Degree. In lieu of degree, 4 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications
● 1-2 years of relevant experience including work at a voterfile vendor, campaign data team or political data consultancy.

Candidates should send a resume and write a pithy email about themselves to Seth and Katy at work@turbovote.org. The email should have the subject line: “I love data.”

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