We’re looking for a

Software Architect (Remote within EMEA)

Software Architecture

Location: Portugal

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, CEO 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 are looking for a Software Architect to join our growing Engineering team.
We transform business dreams into awesome digital products. We do this magic through 21 loosely coupled squads - each specializing in their own area of expertise. These include, but are not limited to, Demand Integrations, Growth, Order management, Payments, Supply, and Product Presentation.
Printify is a true product company. Each engineering squad works on its own product or area of expertise tirelessly. This yields sustainable, clean code along with less technical debt. 

The role

As a Software Architect, you will play a key role in shaping the architecture of the Printify Print On Demand platform through a strong understanding of requirements. Communication, problem-solving, and leadership are essential skills to succeed in this position. Developing in this role will give you the opportunity to grow and move up within the company. 

Your responsibilities

  • Be responsible for architecture and technical decisions made in assigned teams, review and help teams prepare architectural and design documentation with a focus on ensuring the technical work fits into the broader platform strategy and defined practices
  • Guide development teams through implementation by providing POC’s, explaining design details, and solving design issues
  • Investigate and solve a variety of architecture-related problems such as performance, scalability, integration, and other
  • Mentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards, and cultivate innovation and collaboration across multiple teams
  • Working closely with fellow architects and engineers in order to create cohesive architecture practices and guardrails, whilst driving the adoption of these practices/standards across the teams
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 8 years of proven experience in roles like Tech Lead, Stuff Engineer, or Software Architect
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Experience in effective communication with the business side
  • Experience in leading and managing cross-team projects
  • Solid understanding of software fundamentals (Data Structures, Software Architecture, Design Patterns)
  • Understanding of Microservices architecture and Domain Driven Design principles
  • Understanding of front-end technologies
  • Excellent written & spoken communication skills in English
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in PHP stack
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Experience with AWS

  • What we offer

  • Stock options so you own a part of Printify
  • Opportunity to work fully remote within EMEA time zones
  • Work from anywhere - our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working hub
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow 
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment, covered by Printify
  • International relocation support for international candidates who wish 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 based on a position level and access to our book library
  • Health insurance or health insurance budget depending on your location and contract type
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note depending on your contract type
  • Extra paid days off for wellbeing as well as a celebration day of your choosing
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance depending on your location and contract type
  • Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 600 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga office and around the world.  

    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. 

    Words from our investors: 

    Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust e-commerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customizable products, with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.” 

    Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB: “With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product but also to their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.” 

    Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures: "Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and print providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”