CivicActions is a mission-minded company focused on helping government deliver better services through modern software practices. We are looking for others like us with a true passion for using technology to make a positive change in our world. We work in cross-functional, agile teams, communicate openly and honestly, and encourage a balanced, autonomous lifestyle
For this role, you will be developing, improving, configuring and bug fixing contributed and custom modules in the context of specific site needs, aiming for maintainability, simplicity, and reusability. You’ll do this alongside an amazing team and dedicated clients.
You should be comfortable in a consulting or professional services environment, in addition to working with cross-functional agile teams. We also like to see a track record of contributions to open community projects.
We are hiring for several positions requiring experience and knowledge we need to augment our teams. We strongly value team members with a broad base of experience who are comfortable performing a variety of roles. Do you have a combination of the following skills?
For this position, we need people that are able to:
Experience participating in the development of information technology projects
Experience developing and deploying backend web applications in an Agile environment
In-depth knowledge of developing backend web applications that integrate with relational and non-relational database systems
Comfort with web API design and use
Familiarity with OOP or Symfony, including common design patterns
Experience with Drupal 8
Skilled at building SQL queries and comfortable building regex algorithms
Comfortable with Content/Data Migration into and out of Drupal
Comfortable with peer programming and code review
Experience with performance optimization
Able to architect and write secure, performant, well-documented code that adheres to coding standards
Familiarity with most common contributed modules
Ability to navigate on the command line and use a version control system
Comfortable with multiple fork and branching workflows in Git
Able to use Drush and PHP debugging tools to speed your work and enhance your code quality
Able to develop unit and/or behavioral tests using automated testing tools (e.g. Behat) to validate your features
Familiarity with code-based configuration deployment (e.g. Features, configuration management)
Comfortable integrating and configuring search engines (e.g. Solr, Drupal search) with Drupal Views
Working with a containerized LAMP stack for PHP/MySQL development; comfort with command line and version control skills and workflows
We are looking to hire for a project that requires 7+ Years of engineering experience, in addition to a Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Engineering degree or Equivalent
We are a fully distributed remote team within the U.S. You can work from home or find a great co-working space. You just need a computer, webcam, strong internet connection and a structured schedule because we are a truly collaborative team.
$80,000 - $115,000 USD per year.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
We excel in our benefits offering and believe that people who are well taken care of can be more balanced, productive, and happy. We offer 100% company-paid medical insurance, disability insurance, and life insurance. We have a generous 401(k) program as well as paid parental leave. Our open vacation policy encourages employees to take time off as needed, and you can structure your work day for optimum work-life balance, while ensuring you fulfill your responsibilities and work collaboratively with your team.. We have an annual all-hands retreat to connect with each other in person. We also emphasize professional development and offer an annual stipend.
Community participation is important to us and we ask that you spend 5% of your working time giving back to a community that you care about. We attempt to keep our work products 'open by default'. This means that your work contributions during your time at CivicActions will be published under public license whenever possible, so you can bring your passion fully into your activities without the fear that your expressions will be locked away or prevented from having a positive impact in the world.