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Lead Software Engineer - Europe Remote

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Barcelona, B, ES, 08019 Munich, DE, 80333 Prague, Prague 5, CZ, 150 000 Dublin, IE, D24 E180 Berlin, DE, D-10587 London, GB, ECR4R 1 BR Amsterdam, NL, 1012 AB

Company:  Vista

Who We Are:

Vista is the industry leader in personalized physical and digital products. We empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression – and we’re fueled by forward-thinking and innovative technology. We encourage our engineers to think like owners – to continue to act small as we grow. Every team builds their own roadmaps, and chooses the programming languages and technologies that suit them best. This helps us have a big impact at the enterprise level, while still feeling small and nimble.

Just last year, Vista generated $1.508B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, websites and more.


What You Will Do:

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our Experimentation Platform squad, to simplify and scale our current solution so it can be used without any friction by both Marketers and Developers alike while also improving reliability. You are expected to collaborate with multiple teams, to understand the business domain, to design solutions, and to shape technical direction without requiring direct supervision and direction. You are also expected to help and guide new or junior members in the team.

Here are some examples of what we’ve built before so you can get an idea:

  • Integrated Experimentation SaaS (Optimizely) and built necessary tooling to invert control, allowing business users to run tests on most the of the pages of the website, requiring low to none developer intervention.
  • Built tooling and processing pipelines to enable creation of custom metrics based on existing tracking events, so marketers and analysts have a high degree of freedom while designing experiments.
  • Integrated experimentation system with our Data Lake and built views and dashboards on top of it to expose insights about the system usage and health.)


Your Qualifications:

At Vista, we value the experiences that individual team members add to our culture. Please don't hesitate to apply even if you don't meet the exact qualifications, we look forward to learning more about you!

  • Proven experience in object-oriented design in languages like JavaScript, C#, Java, Ruby, Python, or another language to design services/microservices.
  • Experience in building reusable React.JS components.
  • Previous background in collaborating with business stakeholders to understand their needs and working with your team to create a software solution from scratch.
  • Familiarity with making continuous integration and continuous delivery part of how we build software (we use Gitlab).
  • Ability to provision and run infrastructure as code in AWS.


Nice to Have:

  • Experience building and using A/B testing frameworks.
  • Experience scaling systems to process high volumes of data efficiently.


Why You'll Love Working Here:

Being at Vista means that you don’t see work as just a building, a desk or a manufacturing floor. You see it as a chance to take a step forward in your career journey – and your life. We strive to give you everything you need to learn, grow, and succeed. Through innovation, collaboration, and perpetual exposure to what’s next, we’re always pushing boundaries and broadening our horizons. We embrace the chance to operate outside of our comfort zone to discover what we’re capable of. Some might call that a challenge; we just call it another great day at work.

Vista has received numerous recognitions including a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) naming us a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality. We also earned a place as one of the best remote-first workplaces in the U.S. and on the Boston Best Places to Work list from Built In. In addition, Vista’s CEO, Robert Keane, was recently honored with Comparably’s Best CEOs award, listing him among the top CEOs according to employees. Vista offers numerous support systems including Employee Resource Groups like Pride, Mosaic, and Women in Technology, and special interests communities to foster awareness, respect, and inclusion within the workplace.


We're Remote-First:

In 2020, Vista adopted a Remote-First operating model and culture. We heard from our team members that having the freedom, autonomy and trust in each other to work from home and, the ability to operate when they are most productive, empowers them to be their best. Vista also provides collaboration spaces for team members to work physically together when it's safe to do so and when in-person collaboration will deliver the best results. Currently we are enabled to hire remote team members in over 30 US States as well as several countries in Europe, including Spain, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Switzerland.


About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vista creates customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We are the marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world. For more than 20 years, we have helped small businesses look and feel credible through high-quality marketing products and solutions that include signage, logo apparel, promotional products, face masks, flyers, postcards, business cards, websites and digital marketing. With Vista, small businesses are able to create and customize their marketing with easy-to-use digital tools and design-templates, or by receiving expert graphic design support. In 2020, Vista acquired 99designs to expand its design offering via a worldwide community of more than 150,000 talented designers to make it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. Vista is focused on making great marketing and design accessible to every small business owner, allowing them to create a cohesive brand image for use in-store, online and on-the-go.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vista, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.


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