Overview

The Democratic National Committee’s Tech team is hiring a Battleground States IT Director to help oversee IT and Security in offices being opened around the country. This role will work closely with the DNC IT Director and work in close partnership with teams on the ground to prepare key battleground states for the general election.

This is a contract position expected to end no later than August 31st, 2020.

Who we are

The Tech Team is a small, diverse team that provides technology and datasets used by candidates and organizers in all 50 states and in all 3,413 counties across the United States. The Tech Team’s efforts directly give support to analyze data, organize campaigns, define targets, raise money, and get out the vote on Election Day. We are building a team geared to take on the biggest challenges. So we are hiring analysts, product managers, engineers, researchers, designers, security experts, IT professionals, client support, and data scientists who can use user-centered design and rapid iteration to develop a rich technology ecosystem for progressives – building tools ourselves as well as partnering with other companies and organizations.

Who you are

We’re focused on equipping candidates and campaigns around the country with the tools and resources they need to win, and are looking for an IT Director to support critical state offices for the 2020 general election. We’re looking for someone with experience working remotely and supporting users remotely.

This is a hands-on role where you will manage services ranging from corporate services to production systems supporting our efforts to win elections.

Previous experience managing mail systems, networks, Splunk, AWS, security systems, and SSO integrations would be helpful. Experience with security concepts, standards, and technologies will also be a big plus.

You will…

  • Onboard and set up new employees and staff for offices in multiple states.
  • Manage services/tools and collaborate with internal and external teams to meet the needs of the battleground state offices.
  • Coordinate security initiatives between the state offices to align with DNC standards.
  • Oversee vendor contracts as appropriate.
  • Triage and resolve technical configuration and setup issues quickly and effectively.
  • Provide metrics and reports on IT and Security setup for battleground state offices.
  • Communicate clearly and approach problems with curiosity and humility.

This is a contract position, reporting directly to the DNC IT Director. We’re looking for a strong technical leader with experience working remotely, but don’t require previous experience in politics.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), 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. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our 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, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.