Staff Platform Engineer - NodeJS/DevOps (Remote within EMEA)



Software Engineering
Tallinn, Estonia · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
The Company
Printify is a high-growth, print-on-demand platform that connects e-commerce merchants and print-on-demand manufacturers. We work in a fast-paced and ever-developing industry with endless growth opportunities.
James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify:
“Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss, and set your schedule. So far we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”
The team
We transform business dreams into awesome digital products within our team of 24 different squads. Printify strives for excellence with engineering squads devoted to each platform component, resulting in sustainable, clean code and minimized technical debt. We’re looking for a Senior Back-End Software Engineer to join our Engineering Productivity squad, which is leveraging cutting-edge technology to optimize engineering processes and deliver high-quality products with efficiency. The team is committed to fostering a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and collaboration, ensuring the development process is streamlined and efficient. They are dedicated to enhancing productivity by implementing automation and providing Printify's engineers with the best tools and training available to excel and deliver exceptional value to Printify's customers.

The technology we use:

  • TypeScript, NestJS, Jest
  • GitHub, Jenkins, GitHub actions
  • Prometheus & Grafana stack for observability
  • Terraform, Helm, Atlantis
  • PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDBSNS and SQS for async messaging
  • AWS, Kubernetes, Docker
  • We also use practices such as Pair Programming, Refactoring, Code Reviews, Regular knowledge-sharing sessions, A/B testing, and Continuous Delivery which are an important part of our development process

Your responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain core platform components, services, internal APIs, and systems that serve Printify engineering staff
  • Solve technical problems of high scope and complexity
  • Help identify areas of improvement in the codebase and help contribute to making it better
  • Participate in pair programming, code refactoring and reviews, knowledge-sharing sessions, and testing
  • Develop skills by applying best practices and technologies
  • Contribute to the company’s engineering culture

We expect you to have:

  • At least 10 years of proven work experience in roles like Senior/Staff Engineer
  • Strong expertise in NodeJS/TypeScript
  • Hands-on experience with Infrastructure (AWS, Kubernetes, Observability), beyond mere usage — proven ability to build and manage infrastructure
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design and patterns
  • Knowledge of design principles and development practices
  • Excellent written & spoken communication skills in English

It would be a bonus if you have:

  • Previous experience working in a Platform team
  • Experience with continuous integration systems
  • Experience with building Infrastructure
  • Experience with PHP
  • The ideal candidate will not only be proficient in NodeJS and TypeScript but will also have a deep understanding of and hands-on experience with building and managing infrastructure on AWS and ideally also Kubernetes. They will be able to demonstrate advanced skills in these areas during the interview process, showing a track record of solving complex infrastructure challenges and implementing robust, scalable solutions.

What we offer:

  • Stock options, so you’ll own a part of Printify
  • Opportunity to work fully remotely within EMEA time zones
  • Work from anywhere – our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working space
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment
  • International relocation support for candidates who want to work in Riga or Tallinn
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online
  • A learning budget for your professional development and access to our book library
  • Health insurance or a budget for it, depending on your location and contract
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note, depending on your contract
  • Extra paid days off for well-being, as well as a celebration day of your choice
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance, depending on your location and contract
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 700 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds work together in our Riga office and worldwide.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.