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Software Engineer

Boston, MA or Washington, DC

Do you have a passion for creating modern and compelling applications with simple, readable and elegant code?

Do you love to be working with cutting edge technology and tools?

Do you want to work on products that help make the world a better place?

Do you like to ship early and often?

If so, this is your opportunity to work on industry-leading applications and use the latest web technology while doing it. Some things we work with: Angular, ASP.NET (MVC and Web Api, latest versions), Elasticsearch, Neo4j, and Node.

Responsibilities

  • Design good systems
  • Write good code
  • Ship good products (often)

What we're looking for

You don't have to fit all of these bullets, but if you don't fit any of them this is probably not the right job for you

  • Demonstrated contributions to the open source community (such as through an active GitHub account)
  • Working knowledge of web scalability problems and common solutions
  • Experience with C# and ASP.NET (bonus points for MVC 4+ and Web API)
  • Strong Javascript skills - Angular experience is great
  • Great communication skills

About Us

NGP VAN (https://coderwall.com/team/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 new media products available.

We built the voter contact and volunteer management tools used by Obama for America. Nearly every State Democratic Party in the country distributes our VoteBuilder tools to Democrats up and down the ticket, and we provide industry-leading organizing tools for labor unions, environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, civil rights activists, and international political parties across the world. Our fundraising and compliance software is used by the vast majority of Democratic candidates from the Presidential level on down, and our fast-growing new media platform has recently become the most-used platform by Democratic campaigns as well.

We are a successful and growing company with room for career advancement. 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.

Compensation

The position offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits package. NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive and open-minded workplace; we have a fun and relaxed company culture, including blowing off steam on a softball field, drinking in the office on Fridays, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with beaches, and casual Friday every day.

How to Apply

Submit resume, cover letter,and a link to your GitHub\BitBucket profile if you have one along wiht salary requirements via the following links:

Washington, DC 

Boston, MA

NGP VAN is an equal opportunity employer. We ensure that discrimination does not occur against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification that offends our liberal sensibilities.