Software 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.
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.

As a Software Engineer at Cision, you will be working with an established highly functioning team to design, build and deploy Cision’s next-generation Digital-PR platform.  This platform includes a rich web UI and is powered by large-scale data systems and services.  You will work on a team that develops and supports application software 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. We work on a platform that contains billions of processed and enriched articles as well as 1 billion+ social influencers and publishers. You will work 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 full-stack development techniques using clean patterns and maintaining a performant, scalable architecture  
  • Managing 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   
  • You and your team will 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 will be a good fit for the role if you have:

  • 1-2 years professional experience using Java or another jvm language to deliver scalable services and APIs  
  • Experience using web libraries such as Angular or React for frontend development 
  • Experience working with relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL  
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs - you have used and built APIs  
  • Experience building and deploying microservices

You will be a great fit if you also have:

  • Experience working with AWS platform 
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Kinesis, Cassandra, or similar highly desirable  
  • Experience working with Grails, SpringBoot, or similar rapid-development frameworks  
  • Experience using agile processes such as Kanban and Scrum   
  • DevOps experience: version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as, Jenkins, Git, Bitbucket, Ansible    
  • General experience with logging, monitoring, and alerting tools and techniques  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent industry experience