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Washington - 16 jobs in April 2015

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NGP VAN - Boston MA or Washington, DC - Software Engineer, SQL Developer, QA Engineer

NGP VAN is the world’s leading political technology firm, providing campaign and organizing technology to Democrats, progressives, and non-partisan organizations. We offer an integrated platform that combines the best fundraising, compliance, organizing, and digital products available.

We built the voter contact and volunteer management tools used by Obama for America. Nearly every State Democratic Party in the United States distributes our VoteBuilder tools to Democrats up and down the ticket, and we provide industry-leading organizing tools that enable labor unions, environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, civil rights activists, and progressive political parties to win their campaigns around the world. Our fundraising and compliance software is used by the majority of Democrats from the Presidential level on down, and our fast-growing digital platform has become the most-used toolset for Democratic campaigns as well.

NGP VAN has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for seven years in a row, and one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by both the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. We are a successful and growing company with a passion for our employees’ career advancement. We are an open-minded, flexible workplace that values learning and contributions of many different kinds.

Company Site: http://ngpvan.com

We are open to interviewing across a pretty wide range of experience levels. Hit me up at dmiller at ngpvan dot com for more info or to apply. I'm the VP of Engineering here.


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Reinventing Geospatial (http://www.rgi-corp.com) - Washington DC area, Northern Virginia, Fairfax - Full Time - Java, Python, and Web Developers

We are a small business working in government-related research and development. We're looking for highly skilled and self-motivated engineers to join our company.

- Proficiency with Javascript, Python, Java, and/or C#

- Experience with JS frameworks such as Knockout, Angular, Bootstrap, Backbone

- Familiar with end-to-end design in web development

- Solid problem solving skills in difficult domains

- Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent knowledge and experience

We are a successful, growing business of approximately 35 employees located in Fairfax, VA. We are an extremely fun, creative, and family-oriented company.

Our passion lies in designing and programming elegant and efficient software particularly in the geospatial domain (knowledge of Leaflet, tiling, caching, computational geometry, and/or GIS is a plus but by no means a requirement).

We offer an extremely competitive salary and benefits package with spectacular health care coverage.

Send your resume to careers@rgi-corp.com, and please mention Hacker News in your email. Also, feel free to reply if you have any questions.


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TrackMaven | Software Engineer | Washington, DC (will help with relocation)

See our engineering blog at http://engineroom.trackmaven.com

TrackMaven enables marketers to identify new opportunities and track the success of their marketing strategies against their competition. Our engineers are responsible for a product that helps shape the marketing efforts of major brands from the NBA to NPR. As one of the first dozen members of our engineering team, you will have the opportunity to help define a new way to approach marketing!

We are always finding new ways to:

- Store incoming data from dozens of APIs while maintaining a fast customer experience

- Identify trending topics among millions of pieces of content using Elasticsearch and NLP

- Create awesome visualization tools around complex and highly diverse datasets

- Analyze everything from tweets to press releases to discover new marketing strategies

Python/Django, AngularJS, D3, Elasticsearch, AWS...

To apply: http://trackmaven.com/careers


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Interns - Chinatown, Washington, DC - Industry Dive


Industry Dive is a mobile-focused B2B media company that provides business leaders with news and intelligence that makes them smarter at their jobs. Corporate site: http://www.industrydive.com/ Example news site: http://www.utilitydive.com/

We are hiring interns in a variety of areas. Our internships are more like apprenticeships; you work on real projects with minimal busywork. Some of the people managing teams at Industry Dive today, started as interns two years ago.

DEVELOPER INTERN: Our primary codebase is Python/Django, but prior Python experience is not a requirement. Interest or experience in mobile development a plus. HTML/CSS design skills a plus.

EDITORIAL INTERN: Original writing and reporting -- opportunities to get by-lined work published. Work with a talented team of writers and editors to develop story ideas and pitches.

DESIGN INTERN: We're always looking for smart, talented designers to intern. Work with HTML/CSS/JS on a daily basis. Impress our readers by taking the UI of our news sites to the next level.

DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN: Help us build our audience by developing and implementing marketing strategies that involve email, social, SEO, and PPC.

More info and other jobs here http://www.industrydive.com/company/jobs/ email me with any questions eli.at.industrydive.com (Apologies if you applied previously and haven't heard back from me, I've been backlogged. I will get to your email this week, but feel free to apply again.)


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Visidraft (www.visidraft.com) is hiring REMOTE, Washington D.C. area:

- OpenGL developers (Experience with screen space ambient occlusion (SSAO) or Horizon based ambient occlusion (HBAO))

- Computer Vision developers (Focus on SLAM)

- Full stack developers

We aim to own the Augmented Reality 3D CAD visualization, collaboration and Augmented Reality market by 2017. Our current market is Architects, Engineers and Construction workers (AEC) who use CAD.

Stack: C++, OpenGL, Objective C, Angular, C#, Jade, Less, SQL Server, AWS

We are 100% remote

Open to worldwide developers

Competitive pay

Minimum vacation (At least 10 days with no maximum)

Equity grants are similar to ESOP for full time employees which means you own the shares outright and will not have to come up with a bunch of money to exercise. We have a 5 year exercise window.

Treat you like an adult. Which means we also expect excellent communication because nobody is going to hold your hand.

Send me an email to apply: Andrew@visidraft.com


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Endgame https://www.endgame.com - San Francisco | Washington DC (NOVA) | Flexibility to work remote

We are delivering the next generation of Security Intelligence & Analytics.

Open positions: - Data Scientist - Python Developers - Quality Assurance

Lots of other positions available too! https://www.endgame.com/careers/ Shoot me your resume and position you're interested in jbrown[at]endgame.com or have any other questions.


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O3b Networks - http://www.o3bnetworks.com/ - Manassas, VA (outside Washington, D.C.)

We're looking for a software engineer to join our operations team and take the lead on developing in-house tools - some operations tasking will be in there (automation, mostly).

O3b Networks is the only company in the world delivering high-throughput (> 500mbps), low-latency (< 150ms rtt) Internet links from space. Hooked already?

Things you'll work with:

* Git

* CentOS

* Python


* Puppet

* Geo-replicated systems (we have 9 data gateways around the world and two Network Operations Centers)

* Network monitoring (SNMP is anything but simple...)

* A variety of APIs (our vendors provide SOAP, XML-RPC, RESTful HTTP, proprietary ASCII...)

We operate a very diverse system with tons of moving parts, including satellite modems, amplifiers, big satellite dishes, oh, and the full stack of telco-grade IP equipment.

Job listing: https://o3bnetworks.secure.force.com/FCMS__CMSLayout?jobIds=...


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Eastport Analytics, Inc. - Arlington, VA (Washington, DC Area). Looking for Software Developers - Metro accessible, great benefits, good pay. Looking for mid to senior level candidates to work on a variety of government and commercial contracts. Skills needed would be mostly SQL, Java or .net, with a variety of technologies like lucene, weka, etc. Lots of piloting and proof of concepts in areas as diverse as pharmaceutical competitive intelligence to compliance at Office of Inspector Generals. Not so much worried about the buzz words or specific languages, really looking for developers who can pick up new languages/technologies and be adaptable. We tend to hire people who also can interact with clients face to face, so decent communication skills as well. resumes to mspiering@eastportanalytics.com


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Pascal Metrics, Washington DC (Georgetown)

We're a healthcare startup focused on improving patient safety in hospitals.

Our software platform enables clients to detect, track, and analyze patient safety issues across hospital systems.

We're looking for a software engineer to help build out our SaaS platform.

Check us out at http://www.pascalmetrics.com

Job req:


If you're interested in getting involved with healthcare, improving work culture, and tackling hard technical challenges, please feel free to reach out to me directly to chat in detail.

theo at pascalmetrics.com


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Washington, DC, INTERN: CCTV America is looking for talented college interns to work in all areas of our news gathering operation.

Read more: http://www.cctv-america.com/2014/07/29/cctv-america-internsh...

Watch us live anywhere at http://www.cctvamericalive.com Follow us: @cctv_america on Twitter | CCTVAmerica on Facebook


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Washington,DC INTERN. CCTV America is looking for talented college interns to work in all areas of our news gathering operation.

Read more: http://www.cctv-america.com/2014/07/29/cctv-america-internsh...

Watch us live anywhere at http://www.cctvamericalive.com Follow us: @cctv_america on Twitter | CCTVAmerica on Facebook


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Amida Technology Solutions - http://amida-tech.com - Washington, DC - UI/UX Designer

Amida is a data and data security company focused on health, international development, open data/government, and cybersecurity. We believe in open source. You can find most of our code and our product on Github https://github.com/amida-tech.

Tech stack: Frontend - Angular.js, HTML/CSS/JS, Twitter Bootstrap, SASS/LESS, Ionic/PhoneGap - Backend - Node.js, Express.js, MongoDB, Redis, NGINX - Infrastructure - AWS, Linux (Centos/Ubuntu), Vagrant+Ansible - Development Process - Asana, Trello, GitHub, Grunt, TravisCI, Slack

We are looking for: A UI/UX designer with experience in both mobile and web development. You should be interested in making it as enjoyable as possible for users to interact with data. While we are hiring primarily for design talent, the more you feel comfortable working in our tech stack, the better. An ideal candidate should have significant experience with Adobe Creative Suite, be familiar with wireframing tools (e.g. Balsamiq) and have worked with HTML/CSS. We want to see strong opinions when it comes to design, and a portfolio to back it up.

Apply at https://angel.co/amida/jobs/37754-ui-ux-designer


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MITRE - Boston MA or Washington, DC - Software Engineer, Computer Vision Researcher.

Culture: MITRE is an independent, not-for-profit organization focused on innovation, collaboration, and delivering results to address our sponsors’ complex technical and operational challenges. As a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) MITRE operates in an environment free from commercial pressures and conflict of interest that enables us to leverage the collective wisdom of government, academia, industry and other FFRDCs to create transformational impact.

At MITRE, potential candidates will find individuals who have developed rich operational experience, long-term strategic partnerships, and best-in-class technical expertise.

Job Description:

The position offers the opportunity to work collaboratively to conduct cutting-edge applied research that address critical challenges in large-scale automated object and scene recognition, 3D scene reconstruction, scene understanding and geo-localization.

As part of the team, potential candidates will work closely with other domain experts and have access to unique computing resources and novel imaging modalities.

Job Requirements: In order to succeed within this role, candidates should have a strong interest in computer vision and have solid software development skills, with a high proficiency in one or more programming languages: e.g., C/C++, Matlab, Python, Java.

Application Instructions: Interested candidates should submit a CV to mdrodriguez[AT]mitre.org


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Society of Grownups - Washington Square, Brookline MA (Boston)


Want to help build an online financial education platform?

We need a Sr. Software Engineer who can talk intelligently about unit and integration testing, dive into Javascript framework internals, mentor other developers, and help define the technical direction of new projects. While we primarily work in Javascript, we're looking for someone with experience in other languages, who sees Javascript as a part of their toolbox, rather than their only tool.

We're a tight knit team with a flat organizational structure, fantastic benefits, and goals based on how many people we can help, rather than how much money we can make.

Send a brief cover letter and your resume to careers@societyofgrownups.com, and mention that you're from HN!


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Homesnap - Washington DC Metro http://www.homesnap.com/about/jobs

  * Android Developer
  * Web Developer
  * SQL Server Developer
Help Wanted. Email me directly at jobs@homesnap.com


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Virtru | Washington, DC or REMOTE | Fulltime | Javascript fullstack, Android, iOS, .NET

== Who we are ==


Everyone has a right to keep their digital content private and secure. We founded Virtru because we believe that exercising that right should be easy and convenient.

Virtru allows you to send end-to-end encrypted email using your existing email address and existing email provider with the flip of a switch.

We have browser extensions for Chrome/Firefox, apps for iPhone and Android, and a plugin for Outlook desktop. Our full time team of ~20 is currently 50% engineers. We value automated testing, readable/maintainable code, documentation, and code reviews. We run in 2 week sprints and dedicate about 20% of total capacity to things the dev team thinks are important (technical debt, refactoring, exploring a new technology, etc), while the rest goes to feature development and addressing bugs.

We are well capitalized with investments from Bessemer Venture Partners [0] and private investors.

== Current positions ==

We are currently hiring full stack NodeJS/Javascript developers to support our front and backends and a .NET developer to support our Outlook desktop plugin.

I work on the backend, so I can provide some details on that role. Our client facing API services are built on Express.js. We currently run in the AWS cloud and are looking for someone with experience deploying/maintaining services/infrastructure who can also help add new functionality to the application layer.

We are working on building out an automated and immutable infrastructure using Packer, Ansible, Terraform/CloudFormation, and other tools. If that sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you!

Some things we play with on the backend: NodeJS, ExpressJS, PassportJS, AWS (EC2, SQS, S3, IAM), CouchDB, Packer, Ansible, ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), HAProxy 1.5, PagerDuty.

== Get in touch ==

If you care about privacy and are interested in creating security products at a company which thinks that user experience is a first class citizen, please get in touch! Send a secure email (using Virtru!) to feedback@virtru.com with subject “HN who is hiring response” and tell us what interests you about Virtru. It would be great if you can provide some sample code that we can check out (github, bitbucket, etc), but is not a requirement.

If you have any questions, I’ll monitor this thread and/or you can email me directly (email in profile). [0] http://www.bvp.com/portfolio/virtru