React Developer

React jobs at CivicActions


CivicActions is a mission-minded company. We focus on helping the government deliver better services through modern software practices. We work in cross-functional, agile teams and communicate openly and honestly. We encourage a balanced, autonomous lifestyle. We are looking for others like us with a true passion for using technology to change our world positively.


As a Front-end developer, you will work on React Apps with decoupled Drupal builds, a Headless CMS or API in the backend. Using a modular/component-based approach, you will build and extend design systems with tools like Storybook. We have a strong focus on accessibility and site performance. 

This position is remote (work from home), requires a federal background investigation and US residence for 3 of the last 5 years.

Who you are:

  • Able to draw on a detailed mental model of HTTP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript operation.
  • Thrive on a collaborative team and enjoy performing & receiving code reviews.
  • Able to architect and write secure, performant, well-documented Javascript code that adheres to coding standards.
  • Able to use Javascript (and optionally PHP) debugging tools to speed up your work and enhance your code quality.
  • You can develop code collaboratively within Git repositories using forks, branching workflows, and conflict resolution.


  • At least 3+ years of front end development or design experience.
  • AS degree or 2 years additional experience.
  • Skilled at integrating React with content management systems and working with the REST API.
  • Familiar with populating design systems with tools like Storybook and component-based development.
  • Skilled at building accessible and inclusive interfaces. Familiarity with Section 508, WCAG, ARIA accessibility standards.
  • Familiar with building responsive layouts using CSS and its compiler workflows (e.g. LESS, SASS/SCSS, postCSS, styled components).
  • Unit/Integration and end-to-end testing experience with tools like Cypress, Jest, Enzyme etc.
  • Nice-to have: Drupal 8/9 site-building or Front-end experience.
  • Complementary/specialized skills such as QA & documentation are also a plus.

Salary Range

$95,000 - $115,000 USD per Year

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Residency Requirement

For this role, you must be a current U.S. resident and have lived here for 3 out of the past 5 years.


We are a completely remote team within the United States. We ask that you have a dedicated workspace 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
  • Yearly professional development 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.

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