Database Specialist job in Philadelphia
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Job Type:||Information Technology|
|Impact Area:||Public Policy|
|Company Name:|| Azavea|
|Zip / Postal Code:||19123|
Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA (Show on map)
Azavea is a civic technology firm based in Philadelphia that uses geospatial data to build software and data analytics for the web. As a B Corporation, our mission is to use advanced geospatial technology for civic, social, and environmental impact. Most of our work deals with local governments, non-profit organizations, and academic or federal research projects. We build custom web applications, perform geospatial analysis, and manage SaaS products in several civic domains.
We are looking for a Database Specialist to contribute to the Cicero product. Cicero is a global database of elected officials and legislative districts that is made available as an API, as a batch processing system, and as a licensed database. Cicero enables non-profits and other civic organizations to advocate more effectively by connecting constituents with their elected officials at the national, state, and local levels for over 350 cities and counties in nine countries. Ideal candidates have experience working with large data sets, are passionate about learning, and are willing to support a growing SaaS product.
We’re excited about what we do, we’re growing, and we hope you will join us.
Skills & Requirements
Your core responsibility will be researching, entering, and ensuring the quality of our data. However, this position will also allow for the opportunity to advance the product through content marketing efforts and brainstorm and develop new ways for our customers to have improved access to our data.
What You’ll do:
You get extra points for:
Office and Benefits
Our Philadelphia headquarters is located in a brightly lit office on the 5th floor of a converted factory building in the Callowhill neighborhood, a short walk from Center City, the Reading Terminal Market, and SEPTA subway and regional rail stations. For bicyclists, we have in-house bike parking, a shower and lockers. The office itself is assembled as an open office plan with several smaller rooms for team meetings and concentration time. You get your own desk with a high-end Linux workstation or Apple laptop and extra monitors. We have flex-time to deal with personal stuff, and most people work a 40 - 45 hour week on a regular schedule. After the first six months, our staff can also spend up to 10% of their time on an open source, professional development, or research project. Recent 10% time projects include experiments with functional programming, machine learning, mapping with vector tiles, t-shirt design with satellite imagery, and experiments with large geospatial data sets.
We offer a salary commensurate with skills and experience and a benefits package that includes:
We welcome qualified candidates from all walks of life and value diversity in our company. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, military service, disability unrelated to job requirements, marital status, or domestic partner status.
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