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Data Engineer
Washington, DC

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Job Description

Make a difference. Help Gallup fulfill our mission of providing analytics and advice on everything that matters by creating the infrastructure to fuel analysis, insights and products.

As a data engineer at Gallup, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include consulting with data scientists and client teams to develop and implement high-quality, easily understood data prototypes and products they will use to advise on quantitative research across a wide range of organizational topics. You will also work with internal teams to: build infrastructure; design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems; and integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures. You will also partner with client teams to develop data pipelines that support a range of enterprise and government projects, including supervised and unsupervised learning methods, time-series forecasting, and network analysis.

Who we want:

* Automation architects who can conceptualize manual processes and generate coding and systems to reduce human dependency.
* Experienced coders who can identify the right tools for the job and who have an eye for the smallest details and a talent for flawless execution.
* Strategic thinkers who can make discoveries in complex data.
* Problem solvers who enjoy working with others to design and implement robust solutions to challenging real-world problems.
* Creative analysts who are familiar with a variety of coding languages, who enjoy participating in (and winning!) hackathons, and who have experience working across programming languages and systems to meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.
* Mission-driven individuals who are motivated to create the best production, prototype and research infrastructures because of their desire to change the world.

What you need:

* A bachelor's degree from a computer science/engineering, computational social science or operations research program or related area required
* Minimum of eight years of corporate experience designing and building production-level data pipelines required
* Minimum of four years of experience with the fundamentals of machine learning and statistics, with an emphasis on the engineering aspects needed to implement these algorithms at scale (e.g., distributed computing) required; knowledge of an open-source statistical programming language (e.g., R, Julia, Stan) a plus
* Mastery of Python and at least one additional open-source general-purpose programming language (e.g., Go, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Perl) required
* Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

What we offer:

* A strengths-based, engagement-focused and performance-oriented culture
* World-class managers who support, position, empower and engage you
* Ongoing learning and development opportunities
* Mission-driven work that changes the lives of people around the world

Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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