Work with the greatest public sector institutions in the world.
Open standards and technologies have been at the heart of CivicActions since our founding.
We adhere to Agile development methodologies to deliver successful, large-scale web development projects.
Knowing and honoring priorities in personal, professional, and spiritual life is paramount to high quality, on-time, and on-budget engagements.
CivicActions was founded based on a fundamental desire to change the way the world works.
For the past 10 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to building stronger public sector institutions and cultivate a culture where civic actions speak louder than words.
CivicActions is a dedicated, fun-loving team, looking for some talented folks to help us bring revolutionary digital services to government agencies and the people they serve.
For this position, we need people with experience in:
Scripting of server configuration
Repeatable process automation in an agile environment
As DevOps engineer, you will also provide system administration support, write scripts, automate common tasks, configure firewall rules and policies as well as create and maintain documentation of system and network architecture, operating systems and devices. You will also assist in deploying and configuring new servers and software packages, making recommendations and providing user support.
The current opening for this position requires on-site interactions with clients and users in Sacramento, California; therefore we are seeking candidates who reside in Sacramento or are willing to commute on a daily or weekly basis.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Your good sense of humor, collaborative nature, and high-quality communication style will be a great addition to our talented team. Your presence and work will support our mission to come alongside our government agency clients as partners in open and agile transformation. Together, we'll make it enjoyable for them to come to work every day, and pass that joy on to their citizens and customers.
We are a mission-minded team, and we're looking for others like us with a true passion for using technology to make a positive change in our world. 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.
For this position, at least 3 years full-time experience with general software development and design in an agile environment is required.
A minimum of 2 years full-time experience in all of the following is required:
Providing DevOps services (on at least 2 distinct projects) in an agile environment
DevOps in a cloud environment
A minimum of 2 years full-time experience with at least one of the following (ideally more) is required:
Analyzing and baselining configurable items with Linux/UNIX based systems
Monitoring and fine tuning performance of Linux/UNIX based systems by reviewing performance and system logs and resolving issues
Modeling and baselining database configuration
Maintaining system logs, hardware/software licenses, and agreements
A minimum of 1 year full-time experience with all of the following is required:
Server configuration scripting (e.g. Shell scripting)
Working on project(s) employing continuous integration and using CI tools (e.g., Jenkins, Travis CI, Gitlab CI)
Working on project(s) employing continuous deployment and using CD tools (e.g., LXC, Docker, Rocket, Terraform)
A computer science, engineering, or technology-related baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or commensurate experience is also required.
Sound good so far? Great, keep reading!
We're also looking for candidates that have the following:
Strength in DevOps for Linux hosted Java and Ruby on Rails environments
Quickly researching and learning new programming tools and techniques
Writing and working with open source solutions and community
Authoring developer-friendly documentation (e.g., API documentation, deployment operations)
Providing operating system administration support
Complementary/specialized skills such as coding and debugging are also a plus
Intense curiosity about people and human interactions
Ability to appreciate and communicate with both introverts and extroverts
Desire to become an extraordinary communicator by searching inside yourself
Ability to see patterns and identify unstated needs
We excel in our benefits offering and believe that people who are well taken care of can be more balanced, healthy and happy. We offer 100% company-paid medical insurance, disability insurance, and life insurance. We have a generous 401(k) program. We have an open vacation policy -- employees are encouraged to take time off as needed to feel balanced, productive and healthy. We have paid maternity and paternity leave. 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 it is our intention that your work contributions during your time at CivicActions will be published under public license, enabling you to 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.
We find strength and inspiration in the things that make each of us unique. In striving for a more diverse team, we strongly encourage women, people of color, and physically-challenged people to apply.