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Front End Software Engineer
Posted on 8/5/2022
Washington, DC, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • At least 2 years of experience working in an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment developing medium or large scale web applications
  • Significant experience in JavaScript and CSS
  • Significant experience with any front-end framework such as Angular, React, Backbone, or Ember
  • An adaptive, empathetic, collaborative and positive mindset
  • Ability to think holistically around engineering issues
  • Knowledge of frontend engineering security and architecture
  • Tenacity to dive into problems and iterate in working code
  • Excellent attention to detail around user experience and code cleanliness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, technical and otherwise
  • Interest in researching and uncovering answers to complex technical problems
  • Comfort with ambiguity in project direction and interest in supporting a growing team
  • Working with other vendors and multiple government agencies
  • Must have lived in the United States for at least three (3) of the past five (5) years
  • An active green card or citizenship is required
  • Candidates who are offered a job with Nava must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa now or in the future
  • Offer of hire is contingent upon completion of a background check that includes a criminal record history review
  • Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances
  • Work with fellow Nava engineers and designers to design, review, and build web services
  • Collaborate with the government to invent, implement, and deploy new systems and improvements to existing systems
  • Build functionality to ship new experiences and technologies
  • Develop prototypes for new citizen-facing services and tools to help federal employees under tight communication deadlines
  • Iterate on existing prototypes and applications to improve ease-of-use, interactivity, and responsiveness

201-500 employees

Government service software
Company Overview
Nava's mission is to build capacity deep within public institutions so that services, programs, and entire agencies can continuously respond to people’s needs in a world of change. Nava emerged from the effort to rebuild HealthCare.gov after its troubled launch, and exists to address some of the most complex challenges in the public sector.
  • Medical, dental, & vision
  • 20 days of PTO accrued
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Sabbatical leave
  • 401k contributions match at 4% of your salary
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • $1,000 new home office set up budget, monthly phone allowance
  • Monthly partial reimbursement for utilities (where applicable)
  • $2,000 annual tuition & professional development budget
  • Equity stock options
  • Employee referral program
  • Commuter benefits
Company Core Values
  • Be active stewards
  • Pursue the root cause
  • Think long-term
  • Build together
  • Inclusion is essential
  • Progress takes work