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Senior Software Engineer, Content



Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023
We are currently seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join us as we work to enhance our offerings around campaign content management and creation, and to create a more uniform experience when generating content across the platform. You will have the opportunity to deliver high impact, high visibility features that literally every ActiveCampaign customer will interact with on a daily basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization that truly cares about its people and their personal development.

What your day could consist of:

  • Work on a cross-functional team to build better, smarter, and more versatile experiences for content management and creation across the platform
  • Lead technical discovery and design efforts on large upcoming projects and initiatives
  • Identify opportunities to improve ActiveCampaign’s platform reliability and performance and come up with technical proposals and implementation plans
  • Architect scalable, cloud-native applications leveraging Java, Spring Boot, Kubernetes, Kafka and AWS technologies such as S3 and SQS
  • Leverage ReactJS, Redux, and TypeScript to build front end functionality that is beautiful and functional
  • Measure, optimize, and re-architect production systems as they reach their limits
  • Evangelize best practices in software architecture, observability, and integration patterns
  • Produce quality, tested code, and advocate for coding standards and best practices
  • Create a multiplicative impact on the team by helping other engineers grow their skills and competencies

What is needed:

  • Relentless focus on our customer’s experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Proficiency in Java, Spring Framework, and Spring Boot
  • Knowledgeable in best practices for automated testing of full stack applications.
  • Experience architecting scalable, cloud-native services, preferably in AWS.
  • Experience working with logging, monitoring, and alerting systems.
  • Passion for mentoring and educating other engineers through pairing and code reviews.
  • Experience building modern front end applications with a framework such as React, Angular, or Vue. Typescript experience is a plus.
About ActiveCampaign:
We are a category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) that helps over 185,000 businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to 850+ pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text.
As a global multicultural company, we are proud of our inclusive culture which embraces diverse voices, backgrounds, and perspectives. We don’t just celebrate our differences, we believe our diversity is what empowers our innovation and success. You can find out more about our DEI initiatives here.
As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently, and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 185,000 today to millions. We have been ranked in Best Places to Work on Built In Chicago in 2023, a best workplace for remote employees by Quartz and received recognition as a great place to work across all of our regions, and continue to be globally recognized for our employee-centric culture here.
Perks and benefits:
ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. You can see more of the details here, but some of our most popular benefits include:
-Comprehensive health and wellness benefits (including no premiums for employees on our HSA plan, telehealth and tele-mental health, and access to the Calm app for meditation)
-Open paid time off
-Generous 401(k) matching with no vesting
-Generous stipend to outfit your remote office
-Access to life coaches via Modern Health
-Cool swag
ActiveCampaign is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, pay, grow and promote no matter of gender, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, protected veteran status, physical and mental abilities, or any other identities protected by law.
Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) strive to foster a diverse inclusive environment by supporting each other, building a strong sense of belonging, and creating opportunities for mentorship and professional growth for their members.