Cimpress is one of those companies you might have never heard of, but if you look around, you’ll find our products on almost every corner.
When you see a business card, customized t-shirt, mug, poster, photo album or engraved pen, there is a high chance that they actually came from one of our facilities.
We are disrupting a multi-billion-dollar business by using the newest technologies to run our manufacturing facilities. Our job in Prague is to (in cooperation with our colleagues from Switzerland and U.
S) help direct millions of orders from all around the world to the best (closest, cheapest, highest-quality) factory that can produce it, as well write software that will support all of the processes ranging from ordering the product till it’s successful delivery to the customers door.
In our high-volume business, we need to be smart about our choice of technology as well as our algorithms and architecture.
and the list could go on. We trust our engineers to make good team decisions about their technology and we let them pick the tools that make the most sense for the problem they are solving.
This helps us keep our software up to date with the newest technologies (because developers love to play with new stuff J but at the same time we are choosing long-
term solutions over the short-term hypes (because developers hate rewriting everything from scratch again and again J Although we are a big company spread around multiple continents, our teams have almost a start-
up feel. The squads are autonomous, which means that they are deciding on their technology, tasks and deadlines, as well as the way they want to work together (Kanban, Scrum ).
On the other hand they are expected to make informed decisions, use common sense and be responsible towards delivering useful software.