Nava

Work with us.

We are a small, determined team working on projects that directly impact the lives of millions of Americans and we are hiring people who care deeply about improving how government serves its people.

Government services operate at massive scale, have legacies measured in generations, and serve urgent social needs. Every day we make countless decisions that shape our ability to improve government services. We do not take these opportunities lightly, and believe strongly in stewardship – the responsibility we must take on behalf of the people we serve.

We’re thinkers and designers of civic technology. We work holistically across engineering, research, design, and operations to proactively envision the services of a better future. We build with empathy and inclusion, and as we come from many backgrounds and countries ourselves, we seek and value different perspectives. We'd love for you to come join us.

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Compensation

We value our people, so everyone has a competitive salary and a stake in the company’s success with options regardless of role.

Your future

We care about your future, so we give you $2,000 a year to spend on conferences or other professional development opportunities and do 401k matching at 4%.

Health

Your well being is important to us, so we cover 90% of medical premiums for individuals and 50% for dependents. Vision and dental premiums are fully covered.

Time off

We offer more than 30 paid days off per year – 15 vacation days, a winter holiday break, and 9 federal holidays. Sick time is unlimited and new birth, adoption, or foster parents can take 16 weeks of fully paid leave!

Play

Navalavas just wanna have fun! We break bread at team lunches, gather for outings, and take visits to the White House.

Flexibility

We’ve created a flexible work environment where folks work from home when necessary, and can use up to $3,000 for work equipment.

Open positions.

Here are the types of roles we are looking to hire for. If you don’t see a position that fits you, we’d still love to talk! Feel free to send us a message at jobs@navahq.com.

Experienced Software Engineer

You’ll work on small teams of experienced engineers to build infrastructure for our government – designing, implementing, and delivering services that millions of Americans depend on. You’ll be responsible for building systems that are well-designed, fast, scalable, and secure.

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Design/Frontend Hybrid

You’ll work on small teams to build the interfaces between government agencies and the people they serve. You’ll design and build services used by millions and prototypes that redefine what government is capable of. You’ll hone digital services that push the boundaries in terms of responsiveness, speed, and polish.

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DevOps Engineer

You'll work on a small team to manage aspects of the systems we build: the virtual machines, operating systems, platforms, and build processes that run and maintain our application code. You'll be responsible for pushing the limits of critical systems, from billion user load tests to achieving sub-millisecond transaction times.

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Designer

You’ll work on small teams to lead the design of interactions between government agencies and the people they serve. You’ll drive ideas from concept to production, from user research to sketching to coordinating across product teams for implementation. You’ll craft digital services that set high standards in terms of simplicity, ease, and kindness.

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Experienced Software Engineer - Backend

You’ll work on small teams of experienced engineers, building our production infrastructure to be performant. You’ll be responsible for building systems that are well-designed, fast, scalable, and secure.

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Software Engineer - Customer Support

You'll work with our government partners and on small engineering teams to ensure our systems are functioning reliably. You'll build small features and help investigate, triage, and fix services that millions of people depend on.

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Business Operations Lead

You'll work with our external partners and with our internal teams to execute precisely on all business, financial, and legal fronts. You’ll be responsible for ensuring Nava’s overall business health via building sustainable, culture-conscious processes.

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Product Manager

You'll work across our engineering, business, and design teams and collaborate with leadership to help us deliver our product vision to our government partners. You’ll be the market expert, deeply understanding our end users and the populations we serve to drive our product development direction.

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Business and Policy Analyst

You'll work with our government partners and across our product and business teams to gather, analyze, and communicate a broad spectrum of requirements. You’ll paint a detailed picture of our business and policy needs in order to ship the highest quality product.

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About us.

Nava is a public benefit corporation creating software that radically improves the way government serves people.

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