Granicus is the leading provider of citizen engagement technologies and services for the public sector, bringing governments closer to the people they serve with the first-and-only Civic Engagement Platform. Granicus works with more than 4,500 government organizations and connects more than 220 million people in the largest Citizen Subscriber Network of its kind.

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Software Engineer

$60,000 - $70,000 + Bonus * *starting rate may va

St. Paul, MN/Denver, CO/Washington, DC/Remote
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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.

• 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


• Experience developing, testing, shipping, and supporting production-quality web applications
• Intermediate-level knowledge of HTML 5, CSS, and related web technologies
• Intermediate-level knowledge of one or more programming languages (JavaScript, Ruby, C#, Java, PHP, or SQL) and/or frameworks (Rails, .NET, Mule, Drupal, WordPress) used in      our stack
• Commitment to quality and the craft of software development
• Passion for learning new things
• Interest in being a part of an open, collaborative, distributed, and extraordinarily skilled software development team

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.

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
o Ticket states
o Proper level of detail for stories and subtasks
o 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

• Interest in/experience with civic-minded processes and their improvement
o 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

*starting salary may differ by experience and/or location



Benefits: At Granicus, we offer a competitive benefits package that allows employees to tailor benefits to their needs. Benefits listed below are for employees based in the U.S.

  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with matching contribution
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Group legal coverage 
  • Transit and/or parking supplement for office based employees
  • Free snacks and drinks in our offices
  • And more!

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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