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Senior Software Engineer, Frontend - BioSites Frontend



Software Engineering
aveiro, portugal
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Squarespace is looking for a Frontend Engineer to join our small, distributed web engineering team and work on our Bio Sites offering. Bio Sites is Squarespace's link in biography product that enables creators, entrepreneurs, and businesses to share their entire worlds in just one link. As more brands begin on social media, a Bio Site is a lightweight way for our customers to connect their followers to their company, grow their brand, and monetize their work.

Our web team collaborates across disciplines and delivers a terrific experience for Bio Site users on the web, be it mobile or on their desktop. You will work on the end-to-end development of the web application and the long-term vision of Squarespace for Bio Sites.

You will report to the Engineering Manager and be based in Aveiro, Portugal, with 3 flexible days per week spent in office. You will be part of Squarespace’s initial core team in the country, and help grow our Portugal presence into a market reference.

You'll Get To…

  • Design and build new features into the Bio Sites web interface
  • Take a lead role with other engineers and designers to provide customer-focused experiences
  • Keep our product updated with the latest frontend technologies such as React and ES2016+
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, readable code)
  • Contribute to team and company standards
  • Mentor junior team members

Who We're Looking For

  • Javascript development skills, understanding of new ES6 concepts, and proficiency in React, Angular, or other modern JS frameworks
  • Experience developing large-scale application software
  • Have full knowledge of the DOM, new HTML5 constructs, and CSS3
  • Have experience with Single Page Application development
  • Keep up-to-date with newest technologies
  • Develop features and create fulfilling user experiences
  • An understanding of, and practice experience with, web application development
  • A sincere commitment to creating readable and dependable code
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% covered premiums for you and your dependent children
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Equity in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSU's) for all full-time employees
  • Flex Benefits Account
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • Free snacks
  • Easily accessible city centre of Aveiro
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit www.squarespace.com/about/careers.

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 customers, but we also work toward 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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