Manager, Software Engineering at Cision (Remote)

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Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.

As the Manager of Software Engineering, you are responsible for the direct supervision and mentoring of software engineers that are either permanent or contract employees. You will be responsible for your team’s delivery of high-quality, robust, scalable software solutions to meet the needs of the Cision global organization. You will be expected to oversee and coach individual contributors such that they adhere to Cision’s Agile and Scrum development methodologies, deliver solutions in an iterative way each sprint, obey engineering best practices, and adhere to the highest standards of quality. You will improve our client’s experience and optimize internal processes for maximum efficiency. With your peers, you will assist in the effort of defining Cision’s development practices. You will work closely with the other Engineering and Product teams to help Cision deliver high quality software to our customers.


  • Significant experience in managing software engineering professionals.
  • Proven experience of coaching/mentoring engineers in an Agile environment.
  • Minimize intra-team performance liabilities that must necessarily escalate up to or be driven down from R&D and Technology senior management for resolution.
  • People leadership -- Mentor professional growth and day-to-day operational logistics for your team, including new hire recruitment/orientation, expense reporting/time off, resource scheduling and project management, technical training/skills growth, and morale at an individual as well as team level.
  • Understanding of the entire stack and a broad knowledge of Enterprise level, web-based application development.
  • Benchmark & monitor expectations as they apply to individual contributors.
  • Empower individual contributors to reach their maximum potential.
  • Meet challenges & opportunities with new ideas to contribute to the overall success of the team & organization.
  • Demonstrated track record working with Product, other departments, and other areas of IT.
  • Continuous integration experience.
  • Pro-active and self-starting individual.
  • Assure education, awareness, and adherence of your team to Cision software development processes and standards, including Scrum agile development, automated unit and functional testing, internationalization, usability, scalability, service orientedand microservices architecture initiatives.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Significant SaaS development experience. Preferably including the following: .Net, C#, React, Angular, Docker, Kubernetes, SQL, NoSQL, ElasticSearch, AWS, GCP 
  • Experience managing remote teams and resources.
  • Experience working with Social API’s and Platforms.

What we offer:

  • High level of responsibility and room for experimentation.
  • A multinational, open, and informal work environment.
  • Talented peers and leaders, and motivating work culture.
  • Encouraged self-development through learning resources, conferences, and internal tech talks.
  • Access to the latest technologies.
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As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit and follow @Cision on Twitter.
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge and named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
Please review our Global Candidate Data Privacy Statement to learn about Cision’s commitment to protecting personal data collected during the hiring process. 

More Information on Cision
Cision operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL and Houston, TX. Cision was founded in 1867. It has 2736 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 81 open jobs at Cision, click here.
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