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Senior Software Engineer

Chicago

ActiveCampaign is one of the fastest growing tech companies in Chicago revolutionizing marketing automation. Our software allows all of our users, the power to make smarter business decisions based on data-driven analytics.

We are currently seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join us as we extend our marketing platform and work to scale with our quickly growing user database. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization that truly cares about its people and their personal development. Work with amazing people on an amazing product!

What your day could consist of:

  • Work on a cross-functional team to build and improve the ActiveCampaign platform, and drive with the team to design and build new features and  advanced capabilities
  • Optimize systems to improve stability, performance, and scalability
  • Produce quality, tested code, and help define coding standards and best practices
  • Ability to evaluate and communicate tradeoffs
  • Keep informed on industry activity and advocate for new patterns or approaches when appropriate
  • Mentor and grow fellow engineers
  • Participate in external industry events and collaborations
  • Fix bugs, identify and resolve root causes
  • Participate in planning and stand-up meetings
  • Drive to code reviews

What is needed:

  • Extensive and proven experience with an object oriented language (PHP, Ruby, Java, Python, etc.) and a relational database. PHP experience is a plus
  • JavaScript experience required (Ember.js and/or ES6 would be a plus)
  • Experience interacting with distributed systems a plus (Queuing Services, Message Notifications Services, File Stores, NoSQL Databases)
  • Experience with MVC frameworks a plus (i.e., Laravel, Lumen, Symfony, RoR)
  • Experience with ORM frameworks a plus (i.e., Doctrine, Eloquent, ActiveRecord, Flask/Django)
  • Experience writing automated tests
  • Care about the end user experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Being able to take a general idea and add your own insight and tweaks to it

Perks and benefits:

We continually invest in our employees and offer comprehensive benefits including 100% coverage of your medical premiums and 50% for dependents, open vacation policy, fully paid maternity and paternity leave, 401k matching, catered lunches every day in a kitchen stocked with snacks and fresh fruit, free CTA or Metra passes, and a DIVVY bike membership (to name a few).

At ActiveCampaign, we are committed to maintaining a culture that is inclusive and diverse. Our colleagues foster an environment that is warm, supportive, and helpful where we treat each other exceptionally well. We are looking to add curious, driven, and creative individuals to our team who are ready to grow with us!