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Lead Software Engineer, Edge Services- US Remote

Date:  Jan 24, 2022

Waltham, MA, US, 02451

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.

The Vista Edge Services team is responsible for delivering and securing Vistaprint's experiences to customers worldwide. Our goal in the Edge Services team is to implement world-class solutions, automation, and tools to ensure our customers can access any of our localized websites across our numerous brands from anywhere around the globe. The Edge Services team partners with groups to accelerate launches for new regions, products, and brands.

Do you want to be part of the team that develops, owns, and operates Vista's Ingress and edge security? Vista's Ingress is powered by a world-class CDN provider and our custom routing component. We handle all of Vista's customer experience web traffic generated by over 17 million global customers. As Vista embarks on the next step in its journey, we'll need to expand the capabilities of our Ingress while enhancing its security, reliability, and maintaining its incredible performance.

You'll have the opportunity to shape the future of traffic routing and experience delivery both internally and externally at Vista and tackle some of the most fun and critical challenges the business faces as we continue to grow.

What You Will Do:


We're seeking an enthusiastic lead engineer who is interested in building innovative tools and capabilities to support our business goals and the goals of our internal product-focused teams. Your ideas and solutions will directly impact the next evolution of the Vista web experience. You'll also be accountable for technical excellence within your team's product area and help create a technical roadmap that lays the foundation for success in the months and years ahead.

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!

  • You have experience working on complex systems and leading discussions about how those systems ought to be built and maintained.
  • You want to build and operate reliable, concise, and impactful systems.
  • You are well versed in Javascript or other object-oriented languages.
  • You have had experience with infrastructure as code and the systems with which it interacts.
  • You have a solid understanding of transport and application layer protocols (HTTP, HTTP/2, WebSockets, etc.)
  • You enjoy working with and building relationships with different teams across the company.
  • You enjoy teaching others and mentoring those within your group.

Nice to Have:

  • You have a history of career management and enjoy helping other engineers achieve their professional goals.



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.



Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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