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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 and designers 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 is 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 about a dozen people (Stanford, Google, Khan Academy, Dropbox, 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

Learn more about us: http://navahq.com Job descriptions: http://jobs.lever.co/nava

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

[0] https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2013/10/22/t...




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