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 someone with experience in:
As Scrum Master, you will also be resolving or removing impediments, facilitating team continuous improvement, coordinating solution implementation and delivery, and serving as the client’s direct point of contact.
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.
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 3 years full-time experience in all of the following is required:
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or commensurate experience, and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification is also required.
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.
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We're also looking for candidates that can perform the following:
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.