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Senior Software Engineer, Async Platforms



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

The Foundations Backend teams within the Foundations Platform work with Squarespace's product, platform, and infrastructure teams. We provide frameworks to help create the Java microservices that power Squarespace and platform offerings for event streaming, job orchestration, and batch processing on-premises and in the cloud. As a Senior Engineer on the team, you will build new platform features and support internal customers as Squarespace continues to scale.

You will report to the manager of the Foundations Backend org in our NYC office. This is a hybrid opportunity with three days in the office.

You may like working with us if you are looking for:

  • A team that strives for empathy – not only do we support internal customers, but we mentor and teach each other, review each other's code thoughtfully, and collaborate on complex problems.
  • Space within a team to take on new challenges and grow.
  • An opportunity to use your deep technical knowledge to build solutions that set standards and create golden paths for best practices in your customer teams.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Work hands-on with technologies like Java, Spring, Kafka, MongoDB, Postgres, Docker, Kubernetes, and GCP.
  • Build frameworks and tools for Java-based microservices across all of Squarespace.
  • Collaborate and integrate with upstream and downstream teams.
  • Contribute to design discussions and collaborate with engineering teams across the company to enhance platform solutions.
  • Be a technical leader and mentor within the team.
  • Work with engineering teams across the company to ensure the successful adoption of best practices.
  • Participate in the team production on-call rotation.

Desired Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience developing backend systems with Java and Spring.
  • 2+ years of experience deploying and maintaining distributed applications in Kubernetes-based environments.

What is the structure and culture of the team like?

Your manager will work with you to build a personalized career growth plan with clear expectations and milestones and provide opportunities aligning with your interests, career growth, and Squarespace's growth.

The Backend Platform team is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are continuous learners and believe diverse teams are stronger and more effective at solving the complex problems we simplify for our internal customers. Empathy, diverse points of view, approaches, and skills bring us to the best solutions faster together.

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 12 to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $128,500 – $231,500 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 (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 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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