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Lead Software Engineer, Full Stack, Un Ops - US Remote

Date:  Apr 9, 2021

Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Company:  Vistaprint

Who We Are:

Vistaprint 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, Vistaprint generated $1.508B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, websites and more.

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

What You Will Do:

  • Lead a team of engineers as they build and support systems that provide services to hundreds of developers and millions of customers
  • Craft and build systems and configurations that deliver our experiences to customers all over the world.
  • Develop new ways to lead our systems and configuration that help other teams accelerate and self-serve the delivery of their solutions to our customers.
  • Work closely with partners across the business to overcome sophisticated challenges with innovative problem solving and technical solutions.
  • Help other teams make informed trade-offs by being the domain professional for a variety of technologies.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, and Leadership to formulate road maps, and quarterly plans that align with technology goals as well as business objectives.

Your Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience working as a software engineer, SRE, or equivalent DevOps role.
  • 5+ years working with internet facing services, direct experience with DNS, CDNs, WAF, and Bot Management techniques and technologies would be a plus.
  • 3+ years of directly managing engineering teams
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Node, Python, Go)
  • Familiarity with browser performance, HTTP, TCP, SEO, and web standards.

Nice to Have:

  • Strong ability to connect with diverse audiences (including technical, non-technical and senior management)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent collaboration and the desire to work with a cross-cultural team
  • Experience with Agile development using Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience with Delivery Management practices and forecasting
  • Experience with Akamai and or other non-cloud provider native CDN

Why You'll Love Working Here:

Being at Vistaprint 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.

Remote First-Culture:

In 2020, Vistaprint 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 everyone to be their best and most brilliant self. Vistaprint also provides collaboration spaces for team members to work physically together when it's safe to do so or believe in office working will deliver the best results. Currently we are enabled to hire remote team members in over 20 US States as well as several countries in Europe: Spain, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vistaprint is a dynamic organization that maintains an exciting, entrepreneurial culture. With founder Robert Keane’s return as CEO, we’ve renewed our focus on empowering and helping small businesses. To do this, we create customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We thrive on providing opportunities for exploration, collaboration, innovation and growth – for both our customers and our team.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vistaprint, 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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