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Organization Overview Obama for America (“The Campaign” or “OFA”) is the official campaign vehicle through which President Obama is conducting his re-election bid for President of the United States.
City Chicago
Office - State Illinois [IL]
Title Digital Analytics - Data Production Analyst
Position Overview The Digital Analytics team works within the larger Digital Department at Obama for America to optimize the performance of our online activities including fundraising, online signups, persuasion, and convincing constituents to take action offline in their communities.
Responsibilities Data Production Analysts work with our team to produce data from our databases for a variety of reasons including:
1. Consumption by our analysts
2. Reports for senior staff
3. Targeted audiences for emails and SMS messaging

These data production and retrieval duties would take the form both of ad-hoc requests as well as the need to create fully automated scripts in Perl or Python which could produce reports or other data automatically on a regular basis. Data production analysts should also be able to perform basic statistical analysis such as comparing the results of A/B tests.
Requirements Required Skills
1. Any SQL-based query language (skills test will be administered in MySQL)
2. Perl or Python scripting experience
3. Experience with A/B testing
4. Knowledge of statistics

Desired Skills
1. Experience with Netezza, MS SQL, Vertica, Hive/Hadoop
2. Experience with website optimization tools (Google Analytics, Optimizely, etc.)
3. Experience with a major statistical package (R, STATA, SPSS)
4. Programming / software development experience

Obama for America is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Obama for America is an equal opportunity employer and it is Obama for America’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Obama for America will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
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