Software Engineer

Budapest, Hungary 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.

The Cision Communications Cloud, and the Cision Communications Cloud NextGen are media monitoring tools that enable communications teams to plan and monitor their PR and earned media activities. Cision's product collect media content from print, online, radio, television and social media in addition to profiles of journalists and influencers to inform teams about how to connect with journalists and understand the brand impacts that PR activities hold. 

Cision has an ethos of encouraging autonomy, ambition, boldness and experimentation. We value open people who take initiative and aren’t afraid to fail, learn from mistakes, adjust, and try to get better at what they do every day.  

About the role
As a Cision Software Engineer, you will help build, scale and improve the backend of a fast-growing Customer Experience platform. You will aid us in building a 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!  

Your Colleagues  
You will be joining the Budapest office where Cision already has several backend teams but primarily working with seasoned teams located in Germany, Canada and the US.  Your colleagues are going to be experience at building high volume, stable, supportable enterprise software systems. They are also excited to help onboard and learn alongside new people and teams. 

What You'll Do

  • Develop quality microservice solutions with cutting edge technologies together with dedicated marksmen to help fulfilling our different business goals 
  • Define accurate domain models 
  • Store data efficiently in a matching storage engine 
  • Build highly scalable, high volume data processing pipelines with a DevOps mindset 
  • Help design, implement and improve our services while helping us adopt best practices 
  • Write clean, self testing, well documented code 
  • Be mindful of the business - by communicating with your colleagues and management, help us ensure that we’re building the right thing at the right time 

What You Have

  • Minimum 2-3 years hands-on experience on a production system as developer 
  • Good knowledge of Java, we are using Java 11 
  • Good knowledge of Spring ecosystem 
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL (e.g. ElasticSearch) databases 
  • Good knowledge of RESTful APIs, their design and implementation 
  • Experience with messaging technologies, Kafka is a plus, we use it a lot 
  • Experience with building and/or running large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS 
  • Knowledge of Docker and containerization, Kubernetes a big plus 
  • English language fluency 

What We Can Offer

  • An open and informal work environment
  • Flexible working hours: work-life balance is essential for us
  • High level of responsibility & autonomy
  • Helpful colleagues and motivating working culture 
  • Work with a highly skilled team - You can learn a lot here 
  • Internal tech talks, skills-building resources and technical people leads who help you achieve mastery 
  • Newest technologies, room for experimentation  
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.

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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