Senior Software Engineer

Beltsville, Maryland, 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.

This Senior Software Engineer will provide expertise with the design, development, testing, deployment, maintenance and operation of software to meet the business requirements and support internal and external clients achieve their performance objectives for our Influence product.

You will help us by:

  • Leading efforts to develop new systems, upgrades and updates to existing systems inclusive of requirements analysis, system design, implementation, testing and deployment. 
  • Executing project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing business needs and/or requirements.  
  • Promoting a collaborative environment and adheres to established code system protocols, procedures and best practices to ensure the quality and integrity of code passes white board design review sessions.   
  • Facilitating activities that ensure the successful utilization of systems including developing documentation and test scripts.  
  • Mentoring less senior developers to instill best practices and ensure quality of the work.  

You will be a good fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science / Programming is required.  
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in software development  
  • Strong aptitude to write well designed, testable and efficient code using Agile methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Experience using frameworks such as Angular or React for frontend development 
  • In-depth knowledge of Java, search technologies, RESTful APIs 

You will be a great fit if you also have:

  • Knowledge of React, Python, Groovy/Grails, ElasticSearch and MySql
  • Experience building and deploying microservices - Vertx
  • Strong background in automated testing and Continuous Integration
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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