Software Engineer II

Job ID: 18789

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Lead Software Engineer- Linux.


Do you enjoy developing and maintaining Linux-based intranet applications?

Do you take pleasure in making other people more productive, by building automation and by teaching others how to automate?

Are you curious to understand how and why things work, and not satisfied with simple "surface" explanations? Do you master new technologies just for the fun of it?  

Can you understand this command without running it or consulting any documentation?

grep '^[1-9].*\.org$' /etc/hosts | awk '{print $1}' \

| sort -u | sed 's/^/ping -c1 /' | bash


Then come join the Knowledge Management team at Cimpress, parent company of Vistaprint. We have one of the largest and most successful internal MediaWiki installations in the corporate world, with thousands of active users, 200,000+ topics, and well over 100 custom-developed extensions. We also work with WordPress, Moodle, and other LAMP frameworks, and maintain them with Puppet and Git.



  • 3+ years' experience developing Linux software in any of the following languages: PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl
  • 3+ years' experience developing and debugging client-side web applications (JavaScript, jQuery, Firebug, Chrome developer tools)
  • Solid knowledge of mySQL or other database platforms
  • Solid knowledge of Apache, Nginx, or other webserver platforms
  • Experience using Git or other version control systems
  • Experience with Puppet, Hiera, or other configuration management platforms
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for interacting with clients and creating documentation.

Other desirable skills

  • MediaWiki, WordPress, and/or Moodle development experience
  • Experience with Kerberos, LDAP, and single sign-on (SSO)
  • Any Microsoft experience: C#, SQL Server, Active Directory, Exchange calendar APIs


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About Vistaprint

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers 16 million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional print and digital solutions by leading the way in marketing, innovative technologies, custom products and manufacturing excellence.

We strive to be a world-class customer-centric company by offering a broad range of products and services via 25 easy-to-access, localized websites globally and by shipping to more than 130 countries around the world. Our customers benefit from our unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities and direct marketing expertise.

Employees of Vistaprint are passionate about understanding the needs of our customers to help them make an impression both at work and in life. We look for customer-centric people who bring ideas, visions and dreams and a passion to deliver on them regardless of department, title or tenure. If you’re a self-starter looking to make an impact, we offer highly rewarding opportunities to grow with us both personally and professionally.

Join some of the finest talent to deliver on our promise as one of the best industry-transforming – and career-transforming – companies in the world. Go to About Us to learn more.

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, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status.
Vistaprint does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Only resumes received from contracted agencies/vendors will be considered. Vistaprint will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.