Lead Software Engineer

Date:  Jun 27, 2024

Bengaluru, KA, IN, 560092

Company:  Cimpress India

Who We Are:

Cimpress is creating a new business called Cimpress Open whose mandate will be to excel at serving customers via third-party channels. Cimpress Open harnesses the power of our Mass Customization Platform to integrate with key partner businesses, leveraging the product breadth and scale advantages provided by Cimpress’ mass customization businesses. The platform is comprised of modular, multi- tenant services, making it easy and fast to do things like introduce new products, reach customers, and track orders. Last year, Cimpress generated over $3B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, packaging, and more. Cimpress Open has significant growth opportunities as it establishes a presence with digital design software partners and established ecommerce marketplace platforms.

We encourage our engineers to think like an owner, acting small, while supported by a large organization. This is a new team with significant flexibility to define the landscape of technology for solving business problems. The engineering team is an integral stakeholder in defining and building the product.


What you will do:

  • Customer first mindset.

  • Collaborate with product managers to grasp business and product requirements effectively.

  • Translate requirements into actionable tasks and code. 

  • Adopt and enforce a disciplined approach to version control, committing code frequently and comprehending branching strategies. 

  • Write maintainable code and adhere to basic coding hygiene practices. 

  • Implement relevant instrumentation for project monitoring and analysis. 

  • Profile and optimize code for improved performance. 

  • Enforce principles of SOLID to create well-structured and maintainable software. Identify and refactor code towards recognized patterns to enhance comprehensibility and maintainability. 

  • Adhere to best practices in continuous testing, encompassing BDD, TDD, performance testing, security testing, and smoke testing. 

  • Communicate effectively with product stakeholders to understand and translate requirements into actionable product enhancements. 

  • Lead discussions on system design within the team and collaborate with Product Managers to drive value. 

  • Recognize project boundaries and know when to migrate functionalities to other services.

  • Provide support for production systems, resolving incidents and conducting root cause analyses. Debug issues and maintain the software solution effectively.

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing within the broader engineering community. 

  • Mentor and nurture the growth of team members.

  • Prototype new tools through proof of concepts to assess their suitability.


Your Qualification:

At Cimpress, we strive to hire individuals that add new ideas and perspectives to our teams and enhance our culture. No matter your background or work experience, we strongly encourage you to apply—even if you feel that you don’t meet the exact requirements or have the same qualifications.


You might be a great candidate for this or other opportunities.


  • 10+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer, or similar role.

  • Expert programming skills in a modern server-side language/platform, such as

  • Exposure to a variety of JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as: Next.JS; React.JS and testing using Jest; Mocha.JS; Cucumber etc.

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, AWS preferred.

  • Experience with using and building REST API services.

  • Experience with agile frameworks like Scrum.

  • Demonstrated experience building new, complex integrations from scratch.


Nice to have

  • Graphic design, print industry, or digital image processing exposure

  • Understanding of the components of e-commerce

  • Experience with containerized infrastructure (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, EKS, Fargate), CDNs (CloudFront), and CI/CD pipelines with automated testing frameworks

  • Experience with cross-browser testing tools (e.g. BrowserStack)

  • Familiarity with using key metrics, KPis, and OKRs to define and measure goals


Why You'll Love Working Here:

Being at Cimpress 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.


Cimpress 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, Cimpress’s CEO, Robert Keane, was recently honored with Comparably Best CEOs award, listing him among the top CEOs according to employees. Cimpress offers numerous support systems including Employee Resource Groups like Pride, Mosaic, and Women in Technology, and special interest communities to foster awareness, respect, and inclusion within the workplace.

We're Remote-First:

In 2020, Cimpress 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. Cimpress 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:

Led by founder and CEO Robert Keane, Cimpress invests in and helps build customer-focused, entrepreneurial mass customization businesses. Through the personalized physical (and digital) products these companies create, we empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression. Last year, Cimpress generated over $3B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, packaging and more. The Cimpress family includes a dynamic, international group of businesses and central teams, all working to solve problems, build businesses, innovate and improve.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Cimpress 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.


Please visit: https://cimpress.com/our-platform/

Meanwhile you can learn more about our company through the links below: Cimpress Vision - https://player.vimeo.com/video/111855876

About us: Our story - http://cimpress.com/about-us/

Our India ecommerce website - http://www.Cimpressprint.in/product- list.aspx?txi=14896&xnid=TopNav_All+Products&xnav=TopNav

Global corporate Website – www.cimpress.com

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