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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Manager, Web Development

$74,000-$94,000* Salary + Bonus

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Job Description

The Web Development Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Web Development team. The team consists of full stack engineers creating City and County websites built on our in-house CMS. The team works closely with UX Design, QA, Project Management, and Implementation resources. As their manager, you’ll confidently lead and promote a high-performance culture emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity, and goal attainment. You’ll also interface with our Product team – gaining full exposure and high influence across the Products, Processes, and People that make our CMS offering the best in class. Candidates must bring a consultative approach and a "whatever it takes" attitude to ensure client success.

What You'll Do:

  • Provide insight to UX Designers and Project Managers about platform requirements and limitations
  • Provide leadership in designing and delivering processes while ensuring alignment to good development practices
  • Responsible for static and dynamic HTML programming and scripted document conversion and content migration with a focus on front end
  • Manage, motivate, mentor and encourage direct reports
  • Build HTML pages based on technical specification documents (Adobe XD)
  • Convert/slice graphic designs (Photoshop/PSD’s) into HTML format (with CSS & JS)
  • Integration of HTML slices into an in-house CMS (Content Management System)
  • Enhance and maintain the dev. operations design system
  • Leads the development and QA teams throughout the entire HTML integration lifecycle, from project initiation towards delivery, with a focus on quality
  • Manage a backlog ensuring timely completion of tasks assigned to you and others
  • Follow standards and maintain documentations
  • Develop and maintain any approved CMS customizations
  • Work within project teams, adhering to strict timeframes and budgets
Skills & Requirements

Who You are:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience of full-time and professional front end development with responsive design
  • Atleast 1 year of experience managing, leading and coaching a team of developers
  • Highly proficient with modern CSS and HTML techniques and strategies while maintaining cross-browser compatibility
  • Produces sites from supplied XD or PSD files into final site’s CMS using standardized HTML5 markup and CSS3 definitions and structures
  • Knowledge of CSS preprocessors such as LESS/SASS
  • Strong background in vanilla JavaScript is preferred, experience with certain frameworks or libraries (AngularJS, jQuery) is a plus
  • Familiarity with ASP.NET Core and Razor syntax
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Source Safe is a plus
  • Knowledge of relational databases, MS-SQL is a plus
  • Proven experience building and leading cohesive teams where each member takes accountability and is empowered to do exceptional work
  • Strong leadership skills to ensure the team is comprised of highly motivated, appropriately trained, well-informed individuals who each understand his/her responsibilities, and how those responsibilities affect the team and the business as a whole
  • Have the ability to optimize limited resources creatively during unforeseen business critical situations to ensure ongoing and uninterrupted service to customers
  • Excellent stress management. Can work under pressure without compromising professionalism and maintaining sound decision making skills and productivity
  • Continually re-think processes to improve workflow in own department and cross functionally
  • Familiarity with Web Accessibility Standards Section 508/WCAG 2.0 is a plus

Security Requirement: 

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

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*starting rate may vary 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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