Senior Data Engineer

Austin, Texas, 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.
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As a Senior Data Engineer for the Earned Media Attribution Software Engineering team, you will work with business data and database systems that power our market leading solution, Impact.  You will be working with data engineers, software engineers and quality engineers on high-scale data collection and processing systems to gain insights from web scale analytics data.  The team will work in an iterative manner to consistently and frequently deliver high-quality, robust and scalable software solutions. 

You will help us by:

  • Leading development work on core data warehouse for attribution product and designing platform iterations to accommodate rapid growth 
  • Working closely with QA, Architecture, and Product teams to help Cision deliver innovative software to our customers and industry partners 
  • Designing and optimize database architecture including schemas, partitioning and aggregations 
  • Developing standards to ingest, enrich and aggregate large amounts of data while focusing on consistency and data quality 
  • Building and implementing data integrations using ELT/ETL frameworks and APIs with industry partners   

You would be a good fit if you have:

  • 7+ Years proven professional experience in data engineering field such as architecture, data management, data warehousing or data quality
  • In depth understanding and practical experience and understanding of designing, developing and maintaining a modern data warehouse in AWS 
  • Proven experience in the following: developing in Java or similar experience and interest in adopting Java, MPP and/or columnar databases, RedShift preferred, bash scripting and Python for ETL processing
  • Ability to understand key business needs and translate those needs into data solutions 
  • Expertise with the following: OLAP data modeling, concurrency, data structures, business intelligence tools such as MS Power BI/Tableau, data streaming platforms such as Apache Kafka as well as creating RESTful APIs for use in data visualization applications 
  • Ability to recommend and optimize for new higher performing multi-dimensional architectures for more efficient Business Intelligence performance

You would be a great fit if you also have:

  • Experience with one or more of: high availability (HA) applications; distributed and redundant data storage and processing; service-oriented architecture and data mining
  • Experience with the following: agile software development or an iterative development environment and with continuous integration and continuous delivery 
  • Understanding of data privacy and data protection
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