Senior Software Engineer

Chicago, Illinois, 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 www.cision.com and follow us on Twitter @Cision.
 
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As a senior-level Backend Software Engineer at Cision, you will be working with an established team to design, build and deploy critical systems and services for Cision’s next-generation Digital-PR platform.  This platform includes a rich web UI and is powered by large-scale data systems and micro-services.  You will lead and drive various efforts on your team as well as across teams 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.  

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, all while working in close collaboration with Product Managers, Architects and other Engineers to define and create the software components and services our customers depend on every day to do their jobs .

You will help us by:

  • Bringing pragmatic experience with modern service/API development techniques to guide the team in using clean patterns and maintaining a performant, scalable architecture  
  • Being responsible for solving complex problems related to scalability, reliability, performance and reusability 
  • 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  
  • Participating and providing guidance in thorough code reviews in a collaborative, constructive environment   
  • Maintain a backlog of epics, user stories, and tasks that you deliver continuously - we deploy to production many times a day  
  • Being in constant communication with members of your team, your direct manager, and other global software developers

You would be a good fit for the role if you have:

  • 3 to 5 years building software applications.  
  • Proven professional experience using Java, GoLang, or another high-level language to deliver scalable services and APIs  
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MS SQL Postgres or MySQL  
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs – you have used and built APIs  
  • Experience using web libraries such as Angular or React for frontend development 
  • Curious and eager to learn about new technologies, about the team, about the company and the industry   

You will be a great fit if you also have:

  • 3 to 5 years building software applications.  
  • Proven professional experience using Java, GoLang, or another high-level language to deliver scalable services and APIs  
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MS SQL Postgres or MySQL  
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs – you have used and built APIs  
  • Experience using web libraries such as Angular or React for frontend development 
  • Curious and eager to learn about new technologies, about the team, about the company and the industry 
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