Runbeck Election Services successfully innovates the process of producing elections for jurisdictions nationwide. We’ve expanded from producing local counties’ elections to delivering customized election solutions for 70+ million voters nationwide. Embodying the spirit of “what is possible”, Runbeck develops advanced equipment, software and production methods. Our processes use the latest technologies and draw from nearly five decades of expertise. Operations are completed at our state-of-the-art, environmentally-friendly secure facility designed specifically for producing election materials. Runbeck is America’s Election Partner.

Runbeck Election Services

Phoenix, AZ

Security DevOps Engineer

$85,000-$140,000 / YEAR


Runbeck Election Services is seeking a Security/DevOps Engineer who enjoys building products that solve big problems, delight customers and get things done on a collaborative team. 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 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 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.


  • Drive 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
  • 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


  • 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


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

Work Authorization - United States citizen