Director, Software Engineering (Distribution)

Remote - USA Engineering Full-time
Cision Ltd is a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision’s Communications Cloud platform allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact of PR and Communications Teams’ campaigns. Cision has over 4,500 employees with offices in 23 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about our products and services, visit and follow us on Twitter @Cision.
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join that group! We invest in our people through training and professional development and we empower them to grow their careers - because the most important measure of our success is yours.

As Director of Software Engineering at Cision, you will be working with an established high functioning team to design, build and deploy advanced features for Cision’s Distribution platform.  Your role will be critical to extending the industry-leading capability and accelerate global growth opportunities.

You will help us by:

  • Being part of a global Product Delivery organization of over 300 people with diverse technical backgrounds and skills 
  •  Collaborating with Product Managers to set goals and timelines for market launch 
  • Leading initiatives comprised of multiple engineering managers and their teams internally and off-shore 
  • You will, as needed, guide your teams with the help of architects to design the best solutions to business & technical problems 
  • When necessary, hire engineers, coordinate their training, help grow and recognize their excellent work 
  • Ensuring compliance with information security, data privacy & regulations 
  • You and your peers will work closely to evaluate service providers and hold them accountable 
  • You and your team will, if/when production issues arise, aide as needed operations teams and work to prevent the root cause from reoccurring. 
  • You and your colleagues in DevOps & InfoSec will collaborate on integrating the latest tools 
  • Challenge teams and colleagues to drive innovation 
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization 
  • Maintain our already open, honest & transparent culture

You will be a good fit if you have:

  •  Work experience in a Director or Senior level position in a Software Engineering company/department 
  • Extensive experience in hybrid cloud environments with continuous delivery models 
  • Proven ability to lead Agile teams in multiple countries in software engineering & operational excellence 
  • Ability to identify risks early and mitigate 

You will be a great fit if you also have the following:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write and present to all levels of the company 
  • Have a BS in Computer Science or related field 
Cision is committed to building an environment where all employees are set up to thrive and reach their full potential. 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, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
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