Software Engineer, Influencer Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA 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.

As a mid-level 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 contribute to various efforts on your team that strives to maintain and support its work 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. You will work on a platform that contains billions of processed and enriched articles as well as 1 billion+ social influencers and publishers, all while working 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:

  • 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 in thorough code reviews in a collaborative, constructive environment   
  • Maintaining a backlog of epics, user stories, and tasks that you deliver continuously - we deploy to production many times a day  
  • You will be in constant communication with members of your team, your direct manager, and other global software developers  

You would be a good fit for the role if you have:

  • Significant professional experience using Java, GoLang or another high-level language to deliver scalable services and APIs  
  • Some experience working with relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL  
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs - you have used and built APIs  
  • Significant experience and understanding of AWS platform - Elasticsearch and Kinesis highly desirable  
  • Experience building and deploying microservices - Vertx highly desirable 
  • Curious and eager to learn about new technologies, about the team, about the company and the industry   

You will be a great fit if you also have:

  • Experience working with AWS platform - Elasticsearch highly desirable  
  • Experience with Cassandra or other NoSQL datastores  
  • Experience building and deploying microservices - Vertx 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   

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.
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