Main Street One, a social impact investor-backed political technology startup at the front-line of reducing the impact of disinformation and defending the integrity of our democracy, seeks a Text Data Science Lead to join our rapidly growing team.

About Main Street One: Main Street One repairs harmful narratives and advances positive ones on behalf of causes, campaigns, and companies. Our intelligence system born from DARPA technology tracks opportunities to shift public discourse and then outputs messages and content to change the outcome. Our leadership and approach have received recent coverage in Vanity Fair, POLITICO, and the Washington Post.

About the Position:

The Text Data Scientist role will focus heavily on:

  • Data acquisition
  • Data wrangling
  • Pre-processing and normalization of of textual data
  • The use of natural language processing (NLP) tools
  • Refining topic models to detect and remediate disinformation online

    Fluency in Python is required with fluency in GO helpful but not necessary; experience in NLP and data visualization is also a big plus. The position will work closely with political analysts to discover meaningful patterns and insights in the social conversation online.

    We are hiring for this position at all levels. In the long- and medium-term, you will have the opportunity to grow into a senior position at the company, contribute ideas that meaningfully affect the company’s development, and build out our technical team. Candidates with previous experience at senior levels are invited to apply. On a daily basis, you will solve interesting and critical problems, make a difference on issues of national importance, and work with a team driven by passion, mission, and mutual respect.

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Main Street One provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.