Senior Software Engineer (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 a senior-level Software Engineer at Cision, you will be working with an established highly functioning team to design, build and deployCision’s next-generation Digital-PR platform. This platform includes a rich web UI and is powered by large-scale data systems and services. You will lead and drive various efforts on your team that strives to maintain and support its work on a continuous basis using a variety of open-source technologies in a fast-paced Agile environment.

What you will be doing: 

Delivering web experiences that are highly crafted and rewarding to the Public Relations and Marketing community. 

About the role:

  • You will be part of a global Product Delivery organization of over 300 people with diverse technical backgrounds and skills
  • You will work on a platform that contains billions of processed and enriched articles as well as 1 billion+ social influencers and publishers
  • You will work in close collaboration with Product Managers and Architects to define and create the software components and services our customers depend on every day to do their jobs
  • You will bring pragmatic experience with modern service/API development techniques to guide the team in using clean patterns and maintaining a performant, scalable architecture
  • You will manage your own code - designing, building, testing, and deploying it from your local environment to production, with assistance from QA, DevOps and other developers as needed
  • You will participate and provide guidance in thorough code reviews in a collaborative, constructive environment
  • You and your team will maintain a backlog of epics, user stories, and tasks that you deliver continuously - we deploy to production many times a day
  • You will be in constant communication with members of your team, your direct manager, and other global software developers

Required Experience and Attributes:

  • Solid proven professional experience using Java or another jvm language to deliver scalable services and APIs
  • Experience working with relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs - you have used and built APIs
  • Experience using web libraries such as Angular or React for frontend development 
  • Experience building and deploying microservices - Vertx highly desirable 
  • Curious and eager to learn about new technologies, about the team, about the company and the industry
  • You are not afraid to ask or answer questions - software development is a life-long learning process!

Nice to Have Experience and Education:

  • Experience working with AWS platform - Elasticsearch and Kinesis highly desirable
  • Experience with Cassandra or other NoSQL datastores
  • Experience working with Grails, SpringBoot, or similar rapid-development frameworks
  • Experience using agile processes such as Kanban and Scrum
  • DevOps experience: version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as, Jenkins, Git, Bitbucket, Ansible
  • General experience with logging, monitoring, and alerting tools and techniques
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent industry experience

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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.
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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 50 open jobs at Cision, click here.
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