DevOps Engineer (Remote)

  • CivicActions
  • Remote
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time Government

Job Description

CivicActions works with government agencies to build human-centered digital services that connect constituents to their institutions through excellent digital experiences and greater government transparency and accountability. We are looking for others like us with a true passion for using technology to make a positive change in our world. 

This position will join our cross-functional and highly collaborative team developing the next generation of, using modern technologies and practices.

This position is remote (work from home) and requires a federal background investigation


For these positions, we need people with experience in a combination of the following:

  • Experience working in Agile and cross-functional teams (with users, developers, product managers, security and compliance)
  • Break down complex problems into understandable and iterative solutions
  • Infrastructure-as-code development and operations on Kubernetes environments using Docker and Helm
  • Continuous integration & continuous deployment with Jenkins
  • Familiarity with AWS services including EKS, RDS PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, CloudWatch
  • Create and maintain documentation, timely and detailed ticket updates and communications around work
  • Planning and implementing migration of systems and applications between hosts with minimal downtime
  • Can work both collaboratively and solo, with experience navigating complex troubleshooting scenarios
  • Site reliability engineering (SRE) and on-call rotation - must be able to respond nights and/or weekends, as necessary
  • At least four years of relevant experience

Nice to Have: 

  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience with GNU/Linux, Apache, PHP and/or Drupal configuration
  • Previous federal background investigation

Salary Range

$90,000 - $125,000 USD per Year

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience


We are a completely remote team within the United States. We ask that you have a dedicated work space, computer and fast internet.

Why CivicActions

People who are well taken care of can be more balanced, productive, and happy.

  • 100% company-paid medical/dental/vision/life/ disability with 100% dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan 
  • Flexible vacation policy, we encourage employees to take time off as much time as needed
  • Yearly professional development and tech stipend
  • Yearly technology stipend 


We value diverse teams and are committed to creating a community of inclusion.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


$90,000 - $125,000

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