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Engineering Team Lead

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

3+ years of experience
Engineering management
Team leadership

Organization(s) name(s)


Monetary compensation

USD$70,000 to 150,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Monetary compensation

USD$70,000 - 150,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Why this opportunity exists

The person in this role will help scale and improve our core data processing capabilities by designing, building, and supporting services for collecting, ingesting, augmenting, and maintaining one of the largest collections of unstructured and structured data relating to policy, policymakers, and governments across countries and levels of government. Looking to develop into an engineering manager that enables your team to achieve their goals and be more productive. Want to build something worth being proud of. Ready to take on ambitious projects that stretch the limits of your abilities, you enjoy the process of collaborating with team members to overcome technical challenges. Along the way, you’re capable of communicating what you’re thinking to both technical and non-technical audiences, taking in others’ ideas as well as expressing your own. You delight in finding ways for you and your team to use your strengths for maximum impact. You’re guided equally by your own intuition and metrics. You’re comfortable around ambiguity with a high degree of autonomy, and are excited about solving complex, open-ended problems by distilling the complexity as simply as necessary to build solutions that work.


• Manage 3-6 engineers, helping them develop domain knowledge, expand their skills, and advance in their careers • Bring out the best in your team by cultivating a culture of collaboration and constructive feedback • Facilitate creative and thoughtful idea-sharing, ensuring that the best ideas for the team, not necessarily your ideas, take precedence • Provide feedback on team members’ performance and guidance for improvement • Collaborate across teams to deliver impactful, cross-functional projects • Design and manage processes to enable the team do its best work • Support the team in achieving a high level of code quality, efficiency, maintainability, and reliability • Build data services for batch and real-time data processing • Enhance data pipeline health and quality monitoring • Create tooling for data review and augmentation.

Additional requirements (other than skills)

• Strong programming skills, preferably in Python. Also open to experience programming in C#, Java or node • SQL experience is required • Working knowledge of git and basic knowledge of AWS and CI/CD pipeline • Experience designing data models to support product features in a scalable way • Strong understanding of effective software development practices • Have a strong quantitative and analytical background • Worked with geographically distributed teams • Thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility • Clear and persuasive communicator, in writing and in person.

Language(s) required

English - fully-fluent

Career path

• At least 1 year of experience leading outstanding, highly technical teams, particularly as it relates to people management • 3-5 years of experience working in an iterative development environment as a backend engineer.

About the organization(s)

FiscalNote is a technology and media company that provides information services and software that connects the world to their governments. As the premier hub of domestic and global government information, FiscalNote’s comprehensive suite of software solutions offers customers and readers policy data, news, analysis and award-winning journalism. FiscalNote’s media division, CQ Roll Call, serve as an integral part of FiscalNote’s mission to connect people around the world to their government.

Team culture

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. Our fierce curiosity and insatiable urge for the next challenge pours into our company culture.

Additional details

• FiscalNote is continuing to hire new talent, with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. New team members, along with our current staff, will temporarily work remotely (unless communicated otherwise).

Additional benefits

• FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so our open vacation policy helps 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

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Posted: November 21, 2020 06:56 PM

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