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Senior Software Engineer - Java

Tock

Tock

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

At Squarespace, we firmly believe that design is not merely "how it looks" but "how it works." With this in mind, our backend engineers work on Product Engineering teams, which are dedicated to creating the most seamless, integrated products possible. You will report to the Product Engineering Team Lead working hybrid-onsite through our New York City headquarters.

We are hiring for the following product team(s):

  • Websites Content: This team advances how our customers create content for their Squarespace websites. We have historically built systems that allow users to upload and organize images and videos, and we are looking to the future by exploring new ways by which users can produce content using generative AI applications.
  • Digital Product Content: This team gives Squarespace website owners the ability to create and sell digital products including online courses, video libraries, membership sites, and more. Engineers work on a balance of existing systems and greenfield projects with real-world customer impact! Online course building, is one of the most requested features among our customers and one of our major priorities!

You'll Get To…

  • Write server-side code, create high-volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • Lead the development of new features and build backend services with Java.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and designers to provide intuitive customer-focused experiences.
  • Ensure the reliability of systems essential to Squarespace users and businesses powered by Squarespace.
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, readable code).

Who We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of development experience in Java, Python, Go or another Object-oriented language. Experience developing large-scale software.
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design practices.
  • A sincere commitment to creating readable code and an understanding of database schema design, caching and scalability.
  • A degree in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience.

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Free lunch and snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Private rooftop access
  • Pre Tax commuter benefits
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • Hack week twice per year!

Cash Compensation Range: $110,500 - $199,500 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world's most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace's team of more than 1,200 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Los Angeles and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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