Senior Software Engineer (C3)

Chicago, Illinois, USA Engineering Temps Plein
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 Software Engineering team is responsible for the engineering and design of our enterprise-level SaaS application used by Public Relations and Marketing professionals. We are passionate about building modern, scalable and intuitive software while using some pretty awesome tools in the process. The successful candidate will offer experience with enterprise level applications and be passionate about scalable SaaS delivery. This role will develop mostly in .Net but an agnostic technologist is ideal for our environment.

You will help us by:

  • Writing maintainable full stack code while working in a professional software engineering environment (e.g. source control, code reviews, unit testing, gated check-ins, CI, etc…). No cowboy coders please.
  • Unit testing (both backend and frontend), TDD or BDD
  • Having experience with Scrum in a fast paced, short sprint cycle environment
  • Being proactive, self-starting and having a positive attitude

You will be a good fit for this role if you have:

  • 8+ years of professional experience developing web applications using C# / Microsoft .NET technologies
  • A solid understanding of object oriented programming concepts. You should be comfortable with design pattern discussions and implementation
  • 5+ years working with relational databases (e.g. SQL Server, MySql, Oracle, etc…)
  • Familiarity with designing, developing and securing popular API frameworks (e.g. Web API, MVC, REST, etc..
  • Experience developing innovative and scalable enterprise software by writing performant C# and SQL code (we support over 800,000 users across our applications and they expect speed)

You will be a great fit if you also have:

  • ORM Lite or other object relational mapping framework (e.g. NHibernate, Entity Framework, etc…)
  • Apache Solr experience
  • DTSearch experience
  • Experience with message queueing systems (RabbitMQ, Kafka, etc…)
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Experience working with various cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, etc…)
  • Some proficiency in front end development using HTML5/CSS3 with experience in at least one modern front-end framework (Angular, Knockout, React, etc…)
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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