Hillary Clinton's campaign is hiring, and for 2016, the job board is tech-heavy. Thursday night, the online application form for the Clinton campaign went live. One thing is for sure: There's a Clinton app on the way.
We're looking for engineers to help create the next big thing in digital campaigning. Apply now: http://t.co/1PcrROd7Tr
â€” Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) April 24, 2015
The application form lists the following tech-based teams:
- Backend Development (Python)
- Frontend Development
- Product Management
- Project Management
- Social Media
- UX Design
A section of the app also is dedicated to an applicant's software/program proficiency. Beyond having a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, the Clinton campaign is looking for engineers who know Python, SAS, SQL, SPSS, Ruby on Rails, GIS, Go and Hadoop.
The Clinton campaign already is backed by some of the most savvy digital strategists in political campaigning. Teddy Goff, who worked as the digital director for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign in 2012, is serving as Clinton's chief digital strategist. Former Google director of product management Stephanie Hannon was hired as the Clinton campaign's chief technology officer.
The Huffington Post reported that Goff had sent out an email to industry contacts earlier this week to look for recruits, including those "for every kind of tech and digital position you can think of." The Clinton campaign’s director of talent acquisition, Nathaniel Koloc, has been reaching out to potential recruits via Twitter, and the reach has extended beyond the traditional hubs.
it is super exciting to see the level of data talent out there - and not just in SF / NYC / major cities. Seeing great folks from all over.
— Nathaniel Koloc (@nathanielkoloc) April 21, 2015