Senior Data Specialist

Washington, DC

UFCW is seeking a Senior Data Specialist to extract information from various sources, enters it into desired systems and provides effective ways to compile, organize, study and present that information.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile and generate reports and spreadsheets capturing key data related to UFCW’s programs, campaigns and other interests from various sources including the Internet.
  • Research, update, and validate original spreadsheet and database data.
  • Develops and implement standard operating procedures to bridge data gaps and to ensure that the data are up to date and relevant.
  • Creates pivot tables and modify spreadsheets to achieve analytical goals. Create charts and graphs.
  • Secures information with database backups.


  • Knowledge of advanced excel functions including VLOOKUP and Macros/VBA.
  • Experience finding creative solutions to parse and sort large, messy data sets.
  • Proficient in creating and managing databases in Microsoft Access.
  • Familiarity with browser automation and proprietary web scraping applications (such as iMacros, Scrapy, or Parsehub).
  • Acquaintance with political contact management systems such as VAN and Catalyst.
  • Ability to write basic code in Python, HTML, or Ruby.
  • Experience utilizing Google, Pipl, and other APIs to gather structured data.
  • Typing: 45 wpm, 10-key speed of at least 8,000 KPH w/minimal errors.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits.
Duration: Fulltime position; posting closes when position is filled. 

*Skills assessments with passing scores are required as part of our pre-employment process.*

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume: https://www.dcjobs.com/j/30063274

UFCW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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