Senior Software Engineer (.Net)

Coimbra, Portugal Product Engineering Full-time
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.

Maybe you haven’t heard the Cision name in Portugal yet—but you will! The Cision family of companies, which has been hiring and operating in Portugal for 30 years. Now we are growing our Coimbra office, with plans to add more than a dozen positions in the next 12 months.
With that growth comes great opportunities. Join us and you will work on developing new products with a global impact and building teams here in Coimbra.
If you love writing code to solve complex, big data problems, then Cision Engineering is the place for you! We seek engineers who are passionate about building complete, production-quality software services—from scratch.
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. The ‘Cision experience’ is about opportunity: opportunity to create and build, opportunity to solve challenging problems, and opportunity to meet your career goals. 

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. 

About the role
As a Full Stack Software Engineer at Cision, you will design, build, and deploy our industry leading software. You will lead and drive various efforts on your team to build a scalable, stable platform that is reliable and performant serving thousands of clients. 

What You'll Do

  • Help lead development of highly crafted software solutions for the Public Relations and Marketing community 
  • Build, scale, and maintain our services and web-based applications 
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver both client- and server-side functionality 
  • Work with internal and external customers to address existing issues and define new features that will drive our business 
  • Contribute to our team’s continuous efforts to improve quality and efficiency of development platforms, tools, and processes 

Who You Are

  • Well experienced marksman who is self-confident in building cutting edge microservice solutions for real life problems 
  • Hands-on and proactive, with a wealth of experience handling cross-department stakeholders 

What You Have

  • 5+ years professional software experience 
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft .NET technologies 
  • Strong working knowledge of relational databases, preferably MySql 
  • Expertise using and building RESTful APIs 
  • Significant experience using front-end web libraries such as Angular or React 
  • Significant experience building and deploying microservices and converting legacy applications into modern architectures 
  • Advantage if you have experience with email systems such as SendGrid or PMTA 
  • Experience optimizing systems for performance and scalability 
  • Self-driven attitude with ability to lead projects autonomously and collaboratively 
  • Emphasis on building clean, quality code 
  • Strong experience with unit tests 
  • 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
  • Internal tech talks, skills-building resources and technical people leads who help you achieve mastery 
  • Newest technologies, room for experimentation 
As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit and follow @Cision on Twitter.
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. 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 and named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by
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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