Senior Backend Engineer

Chennai, India 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 a Falcon Senior Backend Engineer, you will help build, scale and improve the backend of a fast growing Customer Experience platform. You will aid us in building real-time, scalable, stable platform serving thousands of clients in a reliable and performant manner. You will be using new technologies, to solve hard problems in a friendly and encouraging work environment. You will also be encouraged to share your experience and knowledge, sparring with your colleagues to grow together!

What you'll do:

  • Work in an agile team
  • Define accurate domain models
  • Store data efficiently in a matching storage engine
  • Build highly parallel data processing pipelines, and fluent APIs
  • Help design, implement and improve our services while helping us adopt best practices
  • Write elegant, self-testing, well-documented code
  • Be mindful of the business - by communicating with your colleagues and management, helping us ensure that we’re building the right thing at the right time

What you have:

  • Solid experience with Java, we are using Java 11
  • Good knowledge of Spring framework, Spring Boot, Spring Data. Knowledge of Dropwizard is a plus
  • Experience with relational (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g ElasticSearch) databases
  • Good knowledge of messaging systems  (e.g. Kafka & Amazon SQS).Good knowledge of RESTful APIs, their design and implementation
  • Good knowledge on handling large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS
  • Knowledge of Docker and containerization a big plus