Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. By offering the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 150 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance government transparency and citizen engagement. By optimizing decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government realize better outcomes and have a greater impact for the citizens they serve.

As a company, Granicus helps empower some of the most creative people in the world who innovate within complex public sector organizations to make policies more effective and to transform the citizen experience so that everything from road closures to fostering programs are better understood.

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Software Engineer

London, UK
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Job Description

The Software Engineer role at Granicus is for developers growing their software engineering skills in a SaaS environment. Their key contributions are test-driven software that implements product-driven features within the Granicus product suite.

The Software Engineer is expected to contribute to the broader Granicus technology organization, both in the deployment and support of applications in higher environments and as a mentor to less experienced team members.

What you'll do:

  • Perform all the essential functions of a Software Engineer
  • Be a core maintainer of – and develop moderately complex features for – one or more applications in the Granicus product suite
  • Be a go-to resource for support and operational issues within your area(s) of expertise
  • Mentor less experienced team members
Skills & Requirements
  • Strong demonstrated experience in HTML 5, CSS, Java Script, Type Script and related web technologies.
  • Excellent software development and design skills in PHP and/or Python.
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL).
  • Experience with AWS, CI/CD.
  • Passionate about delivering high quality code.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible/adaptable and can embrace change.
  • Keen interest in being part of an open, collaborative, distributed, and extraordinarily skilled software development team.

Security Requirement

Responsible for Granicus information security by appropriately preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of Granicus information assets in accordance with the company's information security program.

Attributes of a software engineer

A Software Engineer understands our processes, can execute stories independently and strives towards our values.

  • Core maintainer of at least one app/area of large app
  • Can explain the Granicus software development process (SDLC)
  • Can identify whether the scrum process is being followed appropriately
    • Ticket states
    • Proper level of detail for stories and subtasks
    • Tickets progressing through process as proscribed by scrum
  • Develops deliverable units of acceptance from user stories/bug reports
  • Can identify whether development team values are being followed

Attributes of a Granicus Engineering Team Member

  • Interest in/experience with civic-minded processes and their improvement
    • e.g., understands clerking, role of agendas in councils/boards, Robert's rules, email campaigns
  • Comfortable working on a distributed team
  • Comfortable working on a team with diverse skill levels and experience
  • Hungry learner
  • Willing mentor
  • Positive
  • Good communicator
  • Capable of appropriately engaging in constructive conflict

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.



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