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Principal Network Engineer

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Waltham, MA, US

Company: Cimpress/Vistaprint

The Principle Network Engineer will lead a team of network engineers in supporting the organization’s network infrastructure, globally. This role plays a crucial part within Vistaprint’s operation and development teams to ensure the highest quality of services are being delivered to Vistaprint’s customers. The Principle Network Engineer will be the teams Lead to identify and implement new technologies, prioritize day-to-day infrastructure issues/requests and implement best practices resulting in consistent, efficient, solution delivery in an on-prem and cloud hybrid.  




  • Lead network engineering projects with a global scope. 
  • Develop and drive long-term networking strategy in the public cloud 
  • Automate networking related tasks and build self-service tools 
  • Identify and troubleshoot the WAN, LAN, and Internet infrastructure issues 
  • Explore new technologies/vendors solutions 
  • Lead automation of common network configuration tasks and expose automation to partner teams. 
  • Participate in the design of network solutions for business applications and infrastructure technology peers. 
  • Consult with development teams and business units to determine needs; propose and guide implementation of solutions. 
  • Responsible for outage response, disaster recovery, and developing and documenting processes required for day-to-day operations. 
  • Work in cross-functional teams to collaboratively design and implement new technical solutions. 
  • Troubleshoot infrastructure performance issues, analyze network bottlenecks and provide capacity planning solutions. 
  • Willingness to participate in after hours, weekend, or holiday on call coverage. 
  • Occasional travel to other offices globally may be required.  
  • Documentation of network designs and standards. 
  • Proactively identifies potential issues and drives resolution to avoid customer impact and facilitate continuous improvement 
  • Mentor teammates 
  • Think like an entrepreneur. 




  • Expert knowledge of AWS networking design and AWS services  
  • Able to design, secure, and automated AWS networking infrastructure 
  • Expert level knowledge of Cisco routing and switching skills 
  • Infrastructure as code 
  • Working experience with Palo Alto Firewalls a plus
  • Working understanding of SD-WAN technologies
  • Expert in network design and implementation abilities 
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex network issues 
  • Knowledge of BGP, OSPF, EIGRP
  • Knowledge of network monitoring, SNMP, NetFlow, Syslog, packet capture and analysis. 
  • Understanding of application design, API fundamentals, SSL connectivity. 
  • Knowledge of Python/Perl; scripting ability is a huge plus. 
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation platforms such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Vagrant is a huge plus 
  • Wireless Implementation and configuration experience. Cisco/Meraki WLAN controllers.  
  • Understanding of RADIUS, TACACS+
  • Troubleshooting techniques in a micro service and SAAS environment 
  • Ability to interface with senior management and business partners. 
  • Excellent organizational, project management, interpersonal, time management and strong presentation skills. 
  • Ability to interface with remote peers and operate as part of a global team 
  • Ability lead a high performing global 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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