Granicus LLC
At Granicus, our mission is to help bring government and citizens closer together.
Denver, CO
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Director – Cloud Architecture at Granicus LLC

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Are you looking for meaning and purpose in the work you do?

Granicus is a global (remote first) software as a service company building products for the public sector. We digitize government services for all levels of government: city, county, state and federal. We also work with the UK, Canada, Australia and EU.

Examples of our work:

  • City of Oakland, California has used Granicus solutions to enhance its transparency and citizen engagement efforts.
  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the City of Hurst, Texas was inundated with calls and emails about how to provide donations, dollars or a helping hand, which consumed valuable staff time. They needed a "central source of truth" and an easier way to get vital information to residents before, during and after the hurricane.
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) needed an efficient way to improve and increase foster parent recruitment in the state with a 400% over goal result.

Click => Success Stories to learn more about the impactful work we've done in communities across the country and world.

Some quick highlights about us:

  • #1 GovTech company
  • 22B messages sent annually (22B is not a typo)
  • 280M subscribers
  • 900+ global employees (300+ on the product team)
  • Remote first company, this is not temporary. Should you be seeking an in person or hybrid situation and live near one of our hubs we can accommodate you.

Click => Careers to learn more about working at Granicus.

NOTE: Granicus is subject to the Executive Order requiring employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

About this role:

  • Hiring Manager: Gerry Hanson - VP Cloud - LinkedIn Profile
  • Salary Range: $150K+ and bonus (starting salary may differ by experience and/or location)
  • Interview process: 5-6 steps that can be done in < 3 weeks (calendars permitting)

The following is a profile or persona of who we are looking for. If you have many of the characteristics below, and we want to learn more about all your skills, please apply so we can start a conversation.

Granicus is actively seeking an experienced leader of cloud architecture to work within our Product organization. At Granicus, architects are leaders in technology playing a significant role in driving technology planning and execution and at the same time driving standards and innovation. As the Director of Cloud Architecture, you will be responsible for leading a team that is developing technology blueprints that leverage cloud services, automation and ensure public cloud solutions are optimized for cost, functionality, security, and scalability. This leader will also be responsible for developing and driving the cloud computing strategy along with the introduction of new emerging technologies, public cloud services, cloud adoption plans, and global cloud management strategies. You will work with other Product teams and business stakeholders to drive and enable the solutions to cloud-native design and deployment methodologies.

What You'll Do:

  • Develops technology blueprints that leverage cloud services, automation and ensure public cloud solutions are optimized for cost, functionality security and scalability.
  • Develops and drives the cloud computing strategy along with the introduction of new emerging technologies, public cloud services, cloud adoption plans, and global cloud management strategies.
  • Designs target state Cloud Architecture, partnering with other areas, such as DevOps, SRE, DBA's and Development teams.
  • Ensures all technical leaders have architected resilient and robust systems. May oversee technology assessments, technology strategy reviews, and provide internal consulting to ensure all areas are practicing sound architecture hygiene.
  • Translates complex ideas, technology, and programs into language senior management can relate to and performs as a key influencer on technical decisions that affect the business on a long-term basis.
  • Directs Architecture team in defining technology strategy and roadmaps.
  • Performs as an idea generator, working with others as a thought leader and subject- matter expert to help brainstorm new processes and solutions.
  • Interacts with senior management to keep abreast of objectives and roadmap. Transfers knowledge and collaborates across functional lines and/or across departments.
  • Interacts with direct reports and peers in management / customers / vendors to interpret information and improve cross-functional processes and programs.
  • Mentor, coach and develop employees through on-boarding, open communication, training, development opportunities and performance management processes. At the same time builds and maintains employee morale and motivation; ensures the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies; fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who You Are:

  • This individual must be able to translate complex ideas, technology, and programs into language senior management can relate to and be a key influencer on technical decisions that affect the business on a long-term basis.
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field ideally combined with an advanced technical degree.
  • Passion and curiosity, desire to work with others to cultivate ideas and produce creative solutions to difficult problems while making smart choices balancing design and delivery.
  • A strong influencer who can integrate optimally into the culture. Combine facilitation skills with a results orientation to deliver excellence and execution.
  • Organizational savvy and maturity; work effectively across different organizational units and business and technology groups.

Granicus is subject to the Executive Order requiring employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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Where we are

1999 Broadway is located in-between Denver’s Downtown and Uptown neighborhoods. Granicus occupies the 36 and 37 floors of the building.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM
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What are Granicus LLC Perks + Benefits

Granicus LLC Benefits Overview

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!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Granicus has a dedicated impact team called Givicus that organizes different volunteer opportunities for our teams. We recently completed a book drive, food drive and a day at Habitat for Humanity.
Partners with Nonprofits
Granicus partners with Habitat for Humanity, DayMaker, and Hour of Code to help the communities that we serve.
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Granicus has various impact teams for fun activities, volunteering and uniting the 3 main offices!
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Women at Granicus ERG, Black Leadership Group, Givicus is our philanthropy based community service group.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unconscious Bias training is mandatory for all hiring managers. Extensive interview training for all interview panel members
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Granicus has a remote-first policy. If you are located near one of our office locations, you are welcome to go in but, it will never be required.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Up to $250 per year fitness allowance.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Access to LinkedIn Learning, Tree house and safari books.

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