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: DIMS.Net Election Management System Software Developer
REPORTS TO: EMS Software Developer Manager
FLSA STATUS: Exempt

SUMMARY:

Runbeck Election Services is looking for full stack enthusiasts who enjoy building products that solve big problems and delight customers. We’re a collaborative team who knows how to get things done (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. The ideal candidate for this position has a combination of strong front end (Blazor, JavaScript Frameworks) and back end skills (C#, Visual Basic, .Net, Web API, SQL Server). We have a love for our country and continuously work to implement solutions that evolve American Democracy.

Must have a solid grasp of our basic toolset (DevOps, Visual Studio, Git). Willing to learn new plug-ins and IDE enhancements to boost your productivity and are excited to introduce us to new tooling experiences that have worked for you in the past.

You bring discipline and care about implementation practices. You are familiar with Agile/Scrum processes, practice common design patterns, embrace clean coding principles, and employ many other techniques to bring a high level of software craftsmanship to your finished product. You see regular code reviews as opportunities to learn from and educate your talented peers, and you’re excited to constructively participate.

We iterate quickly with an emphasis on lean development. You will see your work have an immediate, scaled impact every day.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, maintain, and optimize source code for web and client-server solutions using the above technologies. You will also help design and build new products for an aggressive growth driven roadmap.
  • Report to, and work with, the Election Management System Software Development Manager to ensure all projects are delivered on time.
  • Develop web applications, user interfaces, reports, and tools using Microsoft-based technologies.
  • Develop, document and maintain best practices, including programming standards and 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 if it will meet business and operational needs, and is compatible with existing operating systems and applications
  • Develop integration plan and services for third party products including error handling, confirmation of delivery, etc.
  • Resolve application issues by troubleshooting software bugs to ensure continuous business operations
  • Interface with business owners and representatives regarding project status and user needs to promote an environment of user cooperation and satisfaction

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years developing and supporting products for external customers
  • 3-5+ years experience as a software developer
  • 3+ years experience developing applications using VB.net & .Net Framework
  • 3-5+ years experience developing solutions using Microsoft.Net technologies
  • 3-5+ years designing and developing Web based systems

SKILLS and REQUIREMENTS:

  • Develop web-based systems and associated modules using modern JavaScript frameworks such as Blazor, React or Angular2, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, Web Services, XML, ADO.NET, etc.
  • Strong understanding of .Net Core, .Net Standard, the .NET Framework and Visual Studio
  • Experience working with SQL Server, writing SQL scripts and stored procedures preferred.
  • 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 the team
  • Maintain professional image and work environment
  • Organize, plan, prioritize and follow through on 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

Work Authorization – Must be a United States citizen

Job Title: Contract Administrator

Reports To: VP of New Business Development

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Exempt

Summary:

Provides overall support to the business and legal functions within the company including supporting product development efforts, internal and external contract management, intellectual property and product compliance. The Contract Administrator will coordinate activity with outside counsel, manage corporate documents and contracts, maintain and monitor a corporate docket and maintain product compliance files. The Contract Administrator works under general supervision and relies on experience to plan and accomplish goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Organize, index and maintain corporate documents and contracts.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests by outside counsel to support contract, litigation and other business and legal evaluations.
  • Support product development, including protection of IP.
  • Organize and maintain product files and legal files.
  • Assist in litigation support including discovery obligations and pleading submissions.
  • Maintain corporate calendar to ensure timely filings for renewals.
  • Maintain IP portfolio and related license materials.
  • Attend various company meetings and communicate information to internal departments, third party vendors and outside counsel as necessary.
  • Assist in completion of special projects and initiatives on an as-needed basis.

Employer expectations

  • Strong work ethic
  • Productivity
  • Professionalism
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Technical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Customer focus
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word). Proficiency in Excel.

Language Ability:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business reports and documents.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.

Math Ability:

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work under deadlines and prioritize responsibilities with limited supervision.
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree and paralegal certificate preferred.
  • 3–5 year’s experience in corporate or legal paralegal environment.

Job Title: Client Services Manager

Reports To: Manager, Project Management Team

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Exempt

Summary:

Runbeck Election Services

We are looking to add a Client Services Manager to our growing team. The successful candidate will work directly with clients to plan, schedule, and manage all phases of the job. This position will liaise with all internal departments to ensure our clients election needs and schedules are met.

This is a fast-paced environment and requires the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and requires some overtime hours, especially during elections. Individuals in this position will take work seriously, have a strong sense of urgency, and be self-disciplined.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the liaison between the customer and production and manage all phases of the job specifications/requirements to include, scheduling, quoting, postage, change orders, delivery requirements, invoicing, and billing.
  • Develop on-going relationships with clients while managing their expectations.
  • Conduct project meetings with clients to review updates and the status of the job. Occasionally travel to their site for support.
  • Work with Sales on bids and solicitations for potential clients by providing quotes and estimates and to onboard new customers.
  • Create and distribute job tickets outlining the job requirements for each department.
  • Update and maintain job tickets with change orders and makes sure they are distributed to all.
  • Work with vendors to order product and track deliverables to ensure timely delivery.
  • Obtain quotes/estimates from vendors and determine best pricing. Creates vendor requisitions to submit to Accounting.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:

  • Proficient skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office365.
  • Team player with the ability to take direction and work independently.
  • Knowledge of print, project management, outside vendors and mailing processes is a plus. Election knowledge is a bonus.
  • Strong communication, written, organizational, and follow-up skills is essential. Responds promptly  to customer requests and needs.
  • Ability to navigate a stressful situation with a level head and sense of ease under tight deadlines
  • The position requires above average attention to details, and strong collaboration skills to influence, develop, and maintain relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Must be dependable and willing to commit to long and occasionally weekend hours as required.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and adaptability to effectively manage frequent changes in schedule, delays, or unexpected events.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Safety procedures must be followed at all times.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk, hear and handle work materials with hands and fingers.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.

Work Authorization/Location:

• Must be citizen of the United States/Phoenix, Arizona Education/Experience:

• 1-3 years Client Services Management experience. Please send resumes to jobs@runbeck.net

Job Title: Field Technician (Account Manager) Fair Labor Standard Act Status: Exempt

Summary: The responsibility of this position is to manage specialized work both efficiently and competently.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead, operate, install and test Runbeck proprietary hardware and software which supports functionality for multiple counties.
  • Evaluate, establish and manage cross-functional partnerships with Designated Election Official staff.
  • Maintain and enhance applications on an ongoing basis per user/customer feedback.
  • Provide support to sales, Runbeck support and customers.
  • Provide prompt resolutions to product issues in production.
  • Collaborate with members of the Sales Force to recognize potential sales opportunities, as well as ensure the maintenance and further development of current business relationships.
  • Develop and maintain successful working relationships with the Runbeck project team.
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans, status reports and other documentation.
  • Directly supervise temporary employees during peak times including: assigning and directing work, appraising performance of temporary employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Help to plan, coordinate and execute election cycle billing and inventory count to ensure a high level of on time billing, inventory control and accuracy.
  • Complete inventory and equipment transactions in the Avanti shop floor system.
  • Communicates to Director and staff regarding election cycles, customer problems and Designated
  • Election Official needs.
  • Efficiently manage team territory and ensure the continued growth of the business.
  • Complete additional tasks deemed necessary by the Director.

Work Environment:

  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts while working.
  • Noise level in the work environment: moderate.
  • Safety procedures must be followed at all times.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their position.

Skills Required:

  • Proficient in Windows 7 and 10, Microsoft Office, MS SQL, Avanti and WinSoft.
  • Basic networking and printer experience.
  • Experience creating project plans, managing resources, managing multiple project timelines/milestones and project status reporting.
  • Customer service and user interface with training on Runbeck software and equipment product lines.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business reports and documents.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Strong ability to appropriately prioritize work and manage one’s time.
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task with strong attention to details.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work long hours during election cycles
  • Ability to lift 125lbs on occasion and 50lbs on a regular basis
  • One year of IT experience with A+
  • Strong knowledge of Election Laws and Security procedures and experience with Elections
  • Must be citizen of the United States.
  • Must pass drug test.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a felony-free record.

Title: Account Executive

Department: Inside Sales

Reporting: VP of Inside Sales

The Account Executive:

As a dedicated Inside Sales hire at Runbeck Election Services, you’ll have a unique opportunity to tackle a green field opportunity and help shape our sales team. You will be responsible for achieving an individual quarterly and annual sales quota based on opportunities sourced in an assigned geographic territory and tiered account list. The ideal candidate will be responsible for prospecting future customers that will contribute to meaningful revenue and strategic business opportunities for the company. You are a team player and able to collaborate with the direct team, the sales organization as a whole, and everyone in the company. RES seeks candidates with strong character, self-motivation, who are excited about the election services industry, are solutions oriented, and love to win.

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect, develop, maintain, and grow revenue-generating relationships with small to mid-tier counties across the country
  • Work with all internal groups to prospect new business, ensure success and to grow the RES position in the marketplace
  • Communicate RES offerings and unique value-proposition to counties via email, over the phone, and through formal RFP responses
  • Managing complex sales cycles even as products evolve, capabilities expand, and market dynamics change
  • Report and track all revenue including sales activity and deal pipeline through Salesforce
  • Represent RES with the highest level of integrity

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of sales experience (public sector a plus), with at least half at a technology solutions organization
  • Ability to effectively manage a weekly schedule with a minimum of 10-12 client engagements
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Effective communication with management to forecast revenue accurately
  • Work well with the entire sales team as a collaborative contributor to our overall goals
  • Independent problem solver – comes with solutions, not just challenges
  • Has a high sense of integrity and respects clients and colleagues
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate company value prop through a variety of formats: presentations, software demonstrations, and casual conversation

Additional Information:

  • Compensation includes a base salary along with commission and benefits
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Title: Sales Development Representative

Department: Inside Sales

Reporting: VP of Inside Sales

The Sales Development Representative:

As a dedicated Inside Sales hire at Runbeck Election Services, you’ll have a unique opportunity to tackle a green field opportunity and help shape our sales team. You will be responsible for achieving an individual quota based on net new meetings sourced in an assigned geographic territory and tiered account list. The ideal candidate will be responsible for prospecting future customers that will contribute to meaningful revenue and strategic business opportunities for the company. You are a team player and able to collaborate with the direct team, the sales organization as a whole, and everyone in the company. RES seeks candidates with strong character, self-motivation, who are excited about the election services industry, are solutions oriented, and love to win.

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect revenue-generating relationships with
  • Qualify leads through cold calls and emails
  • Communicate RES offerings and unique value-proposition
  • Report and track all sales activity
  • Represent RES with the highest level of integrity

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years of sales development experience (public sector a plus)
  • Experience with CRM and Sales Engagement Software (Salesforce & Outreach a plus)
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Effective communication with management regarding sales performance metrics
  • Work well with the entire sales team as a collaborative contributor to our overall goals
  • Independent problem solver – comes with solutions, not just challenges
  • Has a high sense of integrity and respects clients and colleagues
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate company value prop through a variety of formats: presentations, software demonstrations, and casual conversation

Additional Information:

  • Compensation includes a base salary along with commission and benefits
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

 

Job Title: Solutions Specialist

Reports To: VP of New Business Development

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Exempt

Summary:

The Solution Specialist position works as part of the Sales Support team to assist with Business Development and Marketing activities. It provides a dedicated and professional solution knowledge bas together with deployment and domain expertise.

Seeking an RFP Specialist to manage prospecting process for the firm including the production of requests for proposals for hardware and software solutions.

Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Quickly gain in-depth knowledge of the organization to assist with the completion of questionnaires and proposals regarding the firm and its services.
  • Maintain current information in the RFP library in order to complete required questionnaires and proposals. Develop an understanding of prospect needs in order to appropriately tailor responses.
  • Manage the process to ensure timely and accurate completion of Requests for Proposal (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), and Request for Quote (RFQs) .
  • Develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders as providing accurate, thorough content.
  • Monitor public databases and industry publications to ensure the firm is aware of and participating in RFPs that are of interest to the firm.
  • Maintain adequate prospecting records for each opportunity including the completion of the prospect summary.
  • Gather information to assist the firm in competitively pricing new business opportunities.
  • Ad hoc assignments as requested.

Direct Sales and Marketing Support:

  • Prepare demonstration materials including data, application configuration, documentation etc., in order for the sales team to deliver demonstrations.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations and video materials for sales/marketing activities.
  • Ensure all equipment and handouts are at Regional Conventions in a timely basis for the team to succeed
  • Maintain an activities calendar for all conventions nationwide. Work with VP of Business Development to determine which best fits the needs of the company. Make all necessary arrangements for attendance.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferred emphasis in English or Communications
  • Previous experience of 3 years in technical and proposal writing; experience responding to RFPs
  • Mastery of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe PDF Qualifications
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills both orally and in writing with other staff and sometimes customers
  • Ability to cope under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects successfully
  • Ability to work with limited supervision; self-motivated; flexible
  • May need to work beyond standard hours during peak periods to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated solid judgment and ability to handle confidential information

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 24 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!