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Washington - 18 jobs in August 2015

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Nava | Washington DC^ | Experienced full-stack developers/devops/product manager/operations | On-site - Full Time

We're a small team of engineers from Silicon Valley that came out to DC last year to help fix Healthcare.gov. It turns out there’s a lot more to fix. And it’s surprising how much can be fixed by a small group of resourceful people with a Silicon Valley mindset, deep technical experience, working closely with dedicated civil servants in government.

Our revamped Healthcare.gov application has been used by millions, converts 35% better, and halves the completion time. The login system we rebuilt is about two orders of magnitude more reliable and two orders of magnitude less expensive; for example, it’s about $70M less per year to operate.

People die because the Veteran's Administration is months behind in processing claims. The Social Security Administration pays benefits to millions of deceased Americans. $80 billion is spent every year on federal IT contracting, and 96% of projects are deemed failures. [0]

That’s not because there’s some conspiracy or because government is inherently incapable of doing it right. These are complicated legacy systems and processes, and there are very few people with modern tech industry experience who are aware of these problems and willing to help fix them. You can help change that.

Our team is 10 people (Stanford, Google, YC alums), and we plan to bring on a few people every month through 2015.

We’re looking for:

* experienced full-stack engineers

* experienced devops engineers

* a product manager with a technical background

* a hyper-resourceful operations person

We have a social mission (we just incorporated as a public benefit corporation), but we pay market compensation (above market, for DC) and equity (above market).

If you'd like to build software and infrastructure that radically improves how our government serves people, we’d love to hear from you at jobs@navahq.com

^Not in DC / able to relocate, but intrigued and in SF? Talk to us!

For more info, google "nava startup" (our SEO, not strong)

[0] http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2013/10/22/th...

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Washington, DC | ONSITE preferred, REMOTE considered

UrbanStems (https://urbanstems) || Fast flowers at affordable prices

We're growing and need a highly skilled JavaScript (Node) developer to come help us build stuff quicker. Our backend is almost fully powered by Node. The position requires someone who can adapt and thrive under pressure. Some of the backend is being moved to micro-services but we're not planning to go overboard with it. You'll be the third engineer (joining me and another person) and employee #15 so you'll have a huge impact on not only the tech but the company itself. We're passionate about making our customers happy and know that our tech plays a big part of that process. Come join us!

Most of the work requires backend knowledge:

* JavaScript (we're slowly moving the codebase over to ES6), Node/io * Postgres, Redis * API development * nginx/AWS/DevOps (some base knowledge, at the very least) * Would be awesome if you know front-end dev (Backbone, React, moving to Flux-like arch soon). Not necessary though so don't fret.

Please email me at chetan@urbanstems.com. I definitely value seeing your past work over a standard resume but feel free to send it along.

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Opower - Arlington, VA (Washington DC Metro area) - Onsite position

Opower is an enterprise software company that is transforming the way utilities engage with their customers. Opower’s customer engagement platform enables utilities to reach their customers at moments that matter through proactive and digitized communications that drive energy savings, increase customer engagement and satisfaction, and lower customer operation costs. Opower’s software has been deployed to more than 95 utility partners around the world and reaches more than 50 million households and businesses. To drive these results, we write code that can change the world. We leverage the latest mature technology – Hadoop, ElasticSearch, and more – to change the way the world uses energy. For every Opower engineer, millions of pounds of CO2 have been saved. That’s some clean code. Care to join us?

I'm looking for a test automation engineer comfortable with Java and a scripting language, such as Ruby or Python, to join our team in VA.

View the job description here: http://opower.com/careers/job/72060?gh_jid=72060

Feel free to shoot me a message if you're interested at blitz@opower.com apply directly online referencing this post.

To learn more about our QE team, click here: https://zoomforth.com/s/opower/quality-engineering#home

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Breue | http://breue.com/ | Washington D.C. & San Francisco

We're looking for a remote full stack developer.

We do selective consulting. We choose fun and interesting projects to work on. We offer a service where we build a neat minimal lovable product for a fixed $9K and ship in 4 weeks.

Stack needed: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, AngularJS, HTML, CSS, SQL.

If this sounds interesting to you, shoot an email to zach@breue.com

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Mobile Commons | http://mcom.ms | Senior Engineer | Washington DC, NYC or REMOTE

We build tools for today's most effective mobile campaigns. Have a favourite nonprofit, organizing or advocacy group? They probably use us. We connect these groups to the people they need to make a difference.

We write Ruby, and use Rails, MySQL, Redis, Resque, and Puppet. We receive and reply to millions of messages a month. We're looking for all kinds of engineers to help maintain and grow our platform. We're looking to add Ember, Hadoop and an NLP engine to our stack. We release often and we're looking for someone to influence what those releases are.

I've been here 7 years and feel awed by the people I help and work with.

Email me at mal@mobilecommons.com or apply here - https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oy350fwq

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NGP VAN - Boston MA or Washington, DC - A few positions

* UX Designer (Boston or DC)

* Front End Engineer (Boston or DC)

* Technical Product Manager (Boston or DC)

* System Administrator (Boston)

* SQL Developer (Boston or DC)

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.

(Although technically I am not the hiring manager on any of these positions since I filled all my open spots, with these posts being a huge help in that effort!)

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Naval Research Lab - Washington, DC

Roles: Java developer || GIS specialist || RF engineer

Our team at NRL is looking for a couple more talented software developers and RF / electrical engineers. Our work focuses on visualizing geospatial and scientific data, integrating it with various software, and scientific computing. We work primarily with Java. We are enthusiastic about using the new Java 8 features (lambdas, optionals, streams). Ruby, Python, and Matlab are sometimes used as well.

There are no stock options at NRL, but the retirement plan is great. Plus there are interesting problems, good co-workers, flexible hours, excellent continuing education opportunities, and stability. US citizenship and the ability to hold a security clearance are required. All work is on-site. A B.S. in a technical subject (preferably computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or physics) is required with GPA > 3.0. Internships for students working toward a technical degree are also available, though it's too late to apply for summer 2015 internships. For more information about our group, please visit http://www.nrl.navy.mil/tewd/organization/5770/5774. Send resumes or questions to buildersupport at nrl dot navy dot mil.

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PwC US | Washington, DC; San Jose, CA | On Site | Full Time

We are transforming traditional network security analytics, utilizing cloud technologies to improve detection and alerting of security threats. You will work on enterprise-facing products in the information security space.

Our team is small and agile but part of one of the world's largest professional services firms, PwC.

We're looking for:

  - frontend and backend software engineers
  - DevOps engineers
  - a product-focused engineering manager
  - data integrators (client facing, still technical)
to be part of a small but growing engineering team in a "startup in the enterprise" type of setting. This team is part of PwC's Advisory services, but these are NOT consulting positions (except for data integrators; that is more consultanty -- somewhat similar to "forward deployed engineer" positions you find elsewhere).

Ideally, you will have experience in building scalable web applications and/or data analytics solutions. You should have experience with some (not all) of our tech stack:

  - Python, Java, Javascript, SQL
  - Kafka, Spark, Google BigQuery, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, MySQL
  - Ansible, Google Cloud Platform
  - Information security topics, log aggregators (e.g., fluentd, logstash), data analytics
You must be comfortable with:

  - linux shell
  - cloud infrastructure
  - git
Email me at kevin dot schumacher at pwc.com if you are interested in discussing any of these roles (please put "HN" in the subject - no recruiters, please).

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This is Melbourne/Indialantic Florida, Austin and San Antonio Texas, Maryland, Virginia, Greer South Carolina, Fayetteville North Carolina, Huntsville Alabama, Cambridge (near Boston) Massachusetts, Seattle Washington, and more.

Note that a few of those locations combine low housing costs, lack of an income tax, super-short commutes, and very little traffic. It can be a shock compared to what you may be used to.

This is ONSITE. We hire at all levels, including INTERNS. We can only hire US citizens due to government requirements. Our background check includes a polygraph.

We do lots of reverse engineering, vulnerability research, custom in-house emulation (with JIT and/or hypervisor), constraint solvers, and static analysis of both source and binary code. We work with numerous OSes and processor types. You could write the tools (emulator, JIT, hypervisor, debugger, static analysis, etc.) or you could make use of them to find vulnerabilities. An understanding of compilers is often helpful.

You can run Linux. We don't expect overtime, but we'll pay you for it if you want to do it. Most locations have extreme flex-time and offices with solid walls.

If you happen to be at DEF-CON 23 in Las Vegas (August 6-9) you can catch us there.

Extra keywords: assembly assembler IDA Pro MIPS x86 x64 ppc PowerPC ARM ROP security VMX decompiler kernel driver embedded C99 buffer overflow opcode ASLR NX SMEP SMAP MPX 8051 MSP430 AVR32 MCU TOP SECRET TS/SCI SSBI classified clearance cleared formal verification sandbox fuzzer fuzzing crashes

http://advancedsecuritylabs.com/

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TrackMaven | Software Engineers & Engineering Managers | Washington, DC ONSITE, 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 early 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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Civis Analytics | Chicago, IL | https://civisanalytics.com

Civis Analytics is building cloud-based products to help organizations do data science better. We create technologies that empower organizations to unlock the truth hiding in their own data, transforming them into smart organizations that are ready to thrive. We help organizations solve their biggest problems with Big Data.

We are currently hiring for multiple positions, including:

DevOps Engineer - Help us design, build, and automate our extensive AWS infrastructure using tools like Python and Ansible. We use significant portions of the AWS stack, including EC2, RDS, Redshift, and S3, and are looking for experienced candidates who can hit the ground running and help us scale as we take our platform from private beta to public product - http://bit.ly/1P30uit

IT Specialist - Help us in-source our IT support. We're looking for experienced candidates who can support internal users and infrastructure, from Apple laptop configuration, to wireless networking, to VoIP and video conferencing solutions - http://bit.ly/1VZpwlW

Along with key infrastructure positions, Civis Analytics is hiring Applied Data Science Managers and sales and marketing experts. View all of our open positions at https://civisanalytics.com/careers. All positions are onsite in either our Chicago or Washington, DC offices.

We are a team of engineers, data scientists, and statisticians building a cloud-based data science platform to change the way organizations use data. We're smart, fun, and a little bit weird. Does this sound like you?

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Washington, DC - http://adfero.com/ - Full Time - On site

Looking for Node.js and front-end developers to help build a collaboration and publishing platform for a major new research initiative. (I can't say too much right now.) Email me at jjones@adfero.com for more info.

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Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation | Seattle, WA

Data Scientist / Simulations and Forecasting Researcher

http://bit.ly/ihme-hn

IHME is 250 person independent research institute affiliated with the University of Washington, primarily focused on global health research and statistics.

I'm looking for a data scientist / researcher / dev for a cool project we're working on that aims to simulate the health of the entire world. Experience with distributed computing a must, as this is a massively parallel task.

We've got a lot of fun toys to play with like a 20k core cluster and all the latest Spark gizmos, plus you get to work on projects that have proven impact on the world.

Contact me at kfor at uw dot edu if you're interested.

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Brave UX - Onsite | Washington, DC | Front-end Developer | http://braveux.workable.com/jobs/79457

We are looking for an experienced front-end developer whose code is so clean it smells like fresh lemons. If you like pushing the boundaries of the web and won't settle for anything less than 60fps, this is the place for you.

We are a crew of dreamer-doer hybrids who care deeply about user experience and making applications that are both beautiful and functional. We truly enjoy being together, doing great work, and eating lots of tacos.

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Office of the Clerk, US House of Representatives | Washington, DC | Full Time | ONSITE

The Office of the Clerk is responsible for managing a large body of congressional data.

Senior Software Engineer (Backend Web Developer)

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend Web Developer)

http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/vacancies.php

(I'm not directly associated with this position. No questions please)

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Bridj | Boston | Onsite http://www.bridj.com/jobs

Bridj is your everyday transportation system that adapts in real-time to where you live, work, and play. Powered by data, we use a network of express shuttles that offer efficient and flexible trips that are as dynamic as the city you call home. We’re revolutionizing mass transit by connecting travelers directly with their destinations. We’re live in Boston and Washington, D.C. so far, bringing joy to hundreds of people’s commutes each day. And we’re just getting started.

We are looking for developers who will be excited to put their skills to work solving some of the most difficult and important transportation problems, helping people travel through their cities more easily.

We are hiring for a couple positions now:

1) iOS developer: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/Bridj/84143330-mobile-engine.... You’ll be driving development of the iOS app that our passengers use to book travel. We expect you to be a mobile-first thinker, with up-to-date knowledge of the iOS development world (including things like Swift and ReactiveCocoa).

2) full stack / backend developer: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/Bridj/84142588-full-stack-ru.... You’ll touch all of our systems: mobile apps, client-side javascript and HTML, server-side APIs (building ours and consuming others), back-end data processing — you name it. Our stack today includes Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, and Redis, but we’re growing fast and building new things, and will expect you to help us shape the stack of the future.

3) backend tech lead / architect: No official job posting yet. You'll help us build out the technology stack we want and need as we grow. Do you have production experience with multiple tech stacks? Have an opinion on whether Rails is a good choice for a high-performance API backend? How we should store real-time data about the locations of buses? How we should be versioning our services? If you want to dig in, write a lot of code, and make things the way you think they should be, we want to hear from you.

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Homesnap in Bethesda, MD (near Washington D.C.)

Android Developer (onsite) http://www.homesnap.com/about/jobs Email me directly at lou@homesnap.com

Homesnap is an award-winning startup disrupting the real estate industry. Our apps empower people to discover real estate info, whether standing in front of a house or sitting on a couch.

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Wiredcraft - We create apps that matter

We're engineers, designers & strategists creating software that solves real-world problems. Think data visualization for the World Bank, software to run the Myanmar elections or DevOps for the biggest electronics manufacturer in the world.

Wanna get a job your mom would be proud of? Send us your resume at job@wiredcraft.com.

We're quickly expanding to Berlin and DC and need a ton of folks to help us out:

- Sales & Business development | Berlin, Shanghai & Washington, DC | Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/sales-business-development/

- Project manager | Berlin & Shanghai| Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/project-manager/

- Mobile developer | Berlin & Shanghai | Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/mobile-developer/

- Front-end Developer | Berlin & Shanghai | Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/front-end-developer/

- Design Director | Berlin & Shanghai | Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/design-director/

- Online Marketing Intern | Berlin, Shanghai & Washington, DC | Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/online-marketing-intern/

- Web & Mobile Designer | Berlin, Shanghai & Washington, DC | Full-time, onsite | http://wiredcraft.com/jobs/web-mobile-designer/

More details on our site: http://wiredcraft.com/about/#jobs.

Don't see a position that fits your skills? If you're smart and eager to learn, it'd be worth a shot to send us an email anyway: job@wiredcraft.com.

We sponsor visas.

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