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Engineering Team Manager, Bio Sites



aveiro, portugal
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Squarespace is looking for an Engineering Team Manager to lead our Bio Sites frontend engineering team. 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 frontend team collaborates across disciplines and teams to deliver a reliable and scalable experience on which Squarespace builds our vision for Bio Sites, and delivers uncompromising performance and availability to our users. As an Engineering Team Manager you will manage a team of engineers, own a crucial part of the user experience, and contribute to the long-term strategic vision of the platform.

You will report to the Engineering Director and be based in Aveiro, Portugal, with a minimum of 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…

  • Develop a team of 4+ engineers through coaching, mentoring and feedback
  • Collaborate with your partners throughout the company to help shape the team's roadmap
  • Partner with other leaders to influence product, architectural and organizational choices
  • Grow the technical expertise and development practices of your team

Who We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of frontend and UI experience
  • Must be comfortable discussing architectural details with a very technical team
  • You will have experience managing individuals, coaching direct reports and providing feedback.
  • You have a background in building great products.
  • Experience managing multiple, concurrent projects
  • Degree in Computer Science or related, or equivalent industry 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
  • Statutory paid time off and all statutory leaves, as required
  • Equity in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSU's) for all full-time employees
  • Flex Benefits Account
  • Employee donation match to community organisations
  • Free snacks
  • In the 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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