The Department of Better Technology is hiring a web developer to help us revolutionize the world of government IT. @cjoh and I started this company after being embedded inside government and seeing first-hand the horrors of the technology that these folks have to use everyday. We worked on a project called RFP-EZ that made it super simple to view and bid on government contracts. It wasn't anything amazing -- just a simple Bootstrap site, but just by making this process easier to understand for web firms who don't specialize in government contracting, we were able to save the federal government an average of 30%.
Once our 6 month term was up, we knew that we had to keep working on the issue. We received a generous investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to bring this procurement experiment down to the local level of government, and