Current Job Openings

Runbeck has an innovative and talented team of professionals who work together to accomplish major goals. Would you like to see what Runbeck Election Services is all about? Take a look at the current openings. We welcome inquiries and look forward to hearing from you!

Job Title: Technical Project Manager and Product Owner

Fair Labor Standard Act Status: Exempt

Summary: 

Runbeck Election Services is seeking an experienced hybrid role for a Technical Project Manager and Product Owner who is dynamic and excited about being part of a fast-moving and growing team. This role collaborates across the organization to execute on the most important priorities. Leading your projects and products from conception to implementation will play a significant role in the overall success of Runbeck. You bring discipline and care about implementation practices. As an expert with Agile/Scrum processes, you are encouraged to employ many other techniques to bring the highest level of software craftsmanship to the finished product.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-functional teams and manage multiple simultaneous projects with competing priorities.
  • Manage to delivery dates and timelines based upon commitments to business partners.
  • Provide technical input and expertise in the development of program or project solutions along with the communication of technical issues to work teams.
  • Interact with the customer and Agile team to set direction for the product and prioritize the backlog.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to manage alerts and monitor system-level performance metrics.
  • Responsible for completion of root cause analysis, problem management and management report out.
  • Manage root cause analysis to identify and eliminate the cause of break/fix issues resulting in improved program performance.
  • Ensure technology solutions adhere to change management and release management processes.
  • Plan and lead development efforts for complex, high-priority initiatives.
  • Identify, track and communicate the connections and dependencies among individual projects.
  • Collaborate with Development teams to ensure smooth project transition to Field support.
  • Strong Risk Management experience and proactively identifies and remediates risk and blockers issues.
  • Actively participate, plan and execute within the development and program life cycle of assigned project.
  • Drive the software organization to be SOC2 compliant in our practices.

Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership skills.
  • 5+ years of experience in product/project/program management within software development.
  • Deep understanding and experience in Agile methodologies (Scrum Master Preferred but not required)
  • Experience working with Java, .Net, web application development and working with APIs.
  • Development experience strongly preferred.

(Qualifications cont.)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to create effective presentations.
  • Self-motivator with strong sense of initiative
  • Product/Project/Program management and organization skills
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Proactive, strong-willed and self-disciplined

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related fields

Work Authorization:

  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

Job Title: Senior Security DevOps Engineer

FLSA Status: Exempt

SUMMARY

Runbeck Election Services is seeking a Senior Security/DevOps Engineer who enjoys building products that solve big problems, delight customers and get things done on a collaborative team. (Lone Rangers need not apply.) We believe small agile teams who develop, implement and ship software move the fastest and make the most impact. In this hands-on and technical role, the focus is to build and train others on Security and DevOps way of working. This includes enabling teams not only on processes and culture, but also on automation using tools like Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, Twistlock and other cloud-native technologies.

The Senior Security DevOps Engineer objectives include: driving cultural change, encouraging collaboration between Dev, Sec and Ops Automate IT processes, standardizing DevOps tool chain, collecting metrics across Dev, Sec and Ops, supporting DevOps projects and integrating toolsets to best support DevOps and continuous deployment. The Senior Security DevOps Engineer must have a rich and diverse technical background and is creative and passionate about automation/DevOps and eager to learn emerging technologies and trends. As a Runbeck team member, the candidate continuously works to implement development solutions that evolve the Democratic process in the United States.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of Security and DevOps culture, process, pipeline and platform behaviors and implement Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and automation efforts
  • Look for improvement opportunities for long-term DevOps practices and lead change to remove impediments (political, financial, mental, social)
  • Lead and participate in DevOps driven team projects and continuously improve DevOps processes and procedures for best practices
  • Evaluate build and deployment procedures to optimize, streamline and automate
  • Create and maintain DevOps technical documentation
  • Create custom reports to show automation usage and savings
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to less experienced DevOps Engineers
  • Drive cultural change and encourage collaboration between Dev, Security and Ops
  • Compose and communicate technical information to non-technical personnel

 

Skills and Requirements

  • Modern development languages (C#, JavaScript, Go, Python)
  • Communication Tools (MS DevOps, Confluence or similar tools)
  • Scripting languages (Bash, Shell, Ansible or similar tools)
  • Source Control Management Systems (all major GIT variations)
  • Ticket/Defect tracking Systems (MS DevOps or similar tools)
  • Build Systems (Jenkins, Bamboo or similar tools)
  • Agile/Scrum processes and practice common design patterns
  • Deployment Automation Systems (Jenkins, Travis CI, Azure DevOps or similar tools)
  • Automated Testing/Quality (JUnit and similar) tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and other cloud computing offerings
  • Experience with containerization in production environments using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Proven use of principles, techniques and methodology of web application development
  • Proven use of the full software development life cycle and dynamics of applications development
  • Perform software coding, testing, debugging, documentation and installation tasks in accordance with industry best practices and internal procedures
  • Use of good judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Work in a fast-paced environment to meet all deadlines and use of lean development philosophy
  • Maintain professional image and work environment
  • Organize, plan, prioritize and follow through on responsibilities
  • Strong Interpersonal communication skills—verbal and written

 

Experience

  • 5+ years aggregate development experience
  • 3+ years working as a Security DevOps Engineer utilizing MS Azure Tools
  • 2+ years of growing/mentoring engineers as an Agile and/or DevOps coach
  • 2+ years of work in the DevOps, CI/CD space (pipelines, IaC, Test automation)
  • 2+ years of working in agile, lean or iterative teams
  • 2+ years developing and supporting products for external customers
  • 2+ years as a software developer is a plus
  • 2+ years designing and developing web-based systems is a plus

Work Authorization – Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

Job Title: Software Developer

FLSA Status: Exempt

SUMMARY

Runbeck Election Services is looking for full stack enthusiast who enjoys building products that solve big problems, delight customers and get things done on a collaborative team. (Lone Rangers need not apply). We believe that small agile teams focused on developing, implementing and shipping software move the fastest and make the most impact. As a Runbeck team member, the candidate continuously works to implement development solutions that evolve the Democratic process in the United States.

The Software Developer brings discipline and care about implementation practices with a combination of strong front end and back end skills. Through Agile/Scrum processes, common design patterns, clean coding principles and other techniques, the highest level of software craftsmanship is included in the finished product. Regular code reviews are embraced as opportunities to learn from and educate talented team members. Constructive participation is highly encouraged! The Software Team iterates quickly with an emphasis on lean development—the work has an immediate, scaled impact every day.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create, maintain and optimize source code for large web using technologies in “Skills and Requirements”
  • Help design and build new products for an aggressive growth driven roadmap
  • Develop web applications, user interfaces, reports and tools using Microsoft-based and open source technologies
  • Develop, document and maintain best practices including programming standards, application quality objectives and code reviews.
  • Ensure that systems are designed and developed to comply with architectural standards in accordance with evolving methodologies and practices
  • Design, code, test, debug and document application programs  while enhancing existing programs to ensure that applications continue to meet users’, customers’ and business’ needs
  • Evaluate third party software to determine use with business and operational needs and  compatibility with existing operating systems and applications
  • Learn new plug-ins and IDE enhancements to boost team productivity and share tooling experiences as new methods to enhance current processes
  • Develop integration plan and services for third party products including error handling, confirmation of delivery, etc.
  • Resolve application issues by troubleshooting software bugs for continuous business operations
  • Interface with business owners and representatives regarding project status and user needs to promote user cooperation and satisfaction

Skills and Requirements

  • Develop web-based systems and associated modules using React and Redux
  • Strong understanding of .NET and Node.js
  • Experience with SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • Solid grasp of core toolsets (Azure DevOps, Visual Studio, Git) and languages (C# and JavaScript).
  • Experience with the Elastic Stack: Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana
  • Experience with task queues, RabbitMQ and Celery
  • Experience with Redis
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and other cloud computing offerings
  • Experience with containerization in production environments using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the principles, techniques and methodology of web application development
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the full software development life cycle, dynamics of applications development projects
  • Ability to gain, understand and apply information and data as it relates to Information Technology
  • Ability to use good judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Work in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are essential, and maintain good communication with teams
  • Maintain professional image and work environment
  • Organize, plan, prioritize and complete work
  • Perform software coding, testing, debugging, documentation and installation tasks in accordance with industry best practices and internal procedures and standards
  • Strong Interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written required

Experience

  • 2+ years developing and supporting products for external customers
  • 5-7+ years experience as a software developer
  • 5-7+ years designing and developing Web-based systems

Work Authorization – Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

Job Title: Front Desk Administrative Assistant
Fair Labor Standard Act Status: Non-Exempt

Summary:

The Front Desk Administrative Assistant will be the first point of contact for our guests and executes a variety of clerical and administrative tasks as assigned by the Executive Assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Answers and transfers phone calls, screening when necessary.
  • Welcomes and directs visitors and clients.
  • Receives, organizes, and delivers all mail and front desk deliveries.
  • Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed.
  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
  • Coordinates and schedules travel, meetings, and appointments for managers or supervisors.
  • Prepares agendas and schedules for meetings.
  • Records and distributes minutes or other records for meetings.
  • Maintains office supplies and stock/coordination of coffee areas and breakrooms.
  • Maintains a system for recording expenses and the use of petty cash.
  • Maintains and tracks Travel Reduction Program.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as record keeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently.

Experience/Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or higher preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in an administrative role.

Additional Information:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Work Authorization:

  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

Fair Labor Standard Act Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: 

The focus of this job is to produce high quality, detailed work based on established guidelines and procedures.; precision is a must with consistent output. This position requires patience and willingness to handle and complete tasks on time. At times you will be asked to lead a group of temporary employees. This will require you to train them and coach them on the job within the guidelines established by the company. You will be responsible for making sure their work is accurate and consistent with the standards set up by the company.

Minimum age requirement – 18 years old

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with supervisor daily for schedule, job progress and tasks.
  • Read job tickets and properly document both counts of product and times that job was produced into the shop floor data system.
  • Find accurate material for each job and set up machines per instructions on relevant job tickets.
  • Run machinery to exact specifications and monitor the quality of finished product including getting proper management signatures for each job.
  • Document items used for each job (i.e., boxes, paper, etc.).
  • Maintain the inventory of supplies needed and fill out order requisitions as needed for purchasing supplies.
  • Box, document and label product per shipping requirements.
  • Maintain flow of job per job ticket specifications and work with other departments to meet scheduling demands.
  • Maintain equipment; this includes calling service vendors to perform maintenance as needed.
  • Operate forklift and/or pallet jack while following safety requirements.
  • Fill in for or support Production Manager as needed.
  • Keep area clean and free of debris.

Key Requirements:

  • Read and interpret documents in English such as job tickets, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence in English.
  • Speak in English effectively before groups of workers.
  • Add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequently stooping, kneeling or bending over.
  • Standing for 8-12 hours per shift.

Experience/Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a production facility, preferable on bindery equipment. 
  • Must be willing to cross train in other departments as directed by company. 

Additional Information:

  • This position will require you to have, at times, supervisory responsibilities. During certain job cycles, there will be 2 to 10 temporary workers for which you will need to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include but are not limited to interviewing, training, assigning/directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Authorization:

  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

Benefits

  • Major Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401k Retirement and Matching Plan
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Sick Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Bridge Program
  • IDShield
  • Paid Volunteer Hours

Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Runbeck Election Services successfully innovates the process of producing elections for jurisdictions around the country. Founded by Chuck Runbeck, we have grown from producing local counties’ elections to delivering customized election solutions to more than 70 million voters. Embodying the spirit of “what is possible”, Runbeck has developed cutting-edge equipment, software and production methods which provide peace of mind to counties and states across the country. Our processes use the latest technologies and draw from nearly five decades of expertise. Operations are conducted from our new state-of-the-art, environmentally-friendly secure facility designed specifically for the production of election materials. Where others may see a challenge, we see an opportunity—to solve, to create and to innovate. We invite you to “see the possibilities” and be a part of the Runbeck Team!