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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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Squarespace is looking for experienced data engineering team leaders.As a member of our Data Engineering team, youll sit with a cross-functional team of software engineers, data scientists & business analysts, working closely with your team to turn complex sources into understandable data. The data sets, pipelines & tools that you build will be involved in pivotal, company-level decisions for years to come. Not only that, but youll work on a team where constant learning & team-wide knowledge sharing is a core part of our culture. You will report to our Engineering Manager, Data Engineering in our NYC Headquarters.


  • Build & maintain data processing services
  • Write, test, & review primarily microbatch or streaming ETL
  • Continuous improvement of our system, tests, & data quality indicators
  • Influence our technical decisions
  • Keep yourself informed & up-to-date with technologies
  • Encourage the technical growth of your teammates
  • Lead other engineers & collaborate with designers to provide strong customer-focused experiences
  • Have regular 1-1 with team members, & take an active role in code reviews for junior members
  • Mentor junior team members


  • You love working directly with the people whose problems you're solving
  • You are deeply skilled at data modeling, storage, security, & retrieval
  • You're motivated & driven. You naturally take responsibility for a project & ask for help when needed
  • You enjoy working with dynamic programming languages, relational databases, & distributed systems. Our platform is ever-evolving, but currently is a combination of Python, Java, Postgres, Kubernetes, Spark, Presto, Kafka, & Mongo
  • You gain a deep understanding of the products & tools you work with
  • You check your work & stand behind what youve built
  • Experience managing a team of 3-5 engineers
  • 5+ years of industry experience


Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design & sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals & local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the worlds most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespaces team of more than 1100 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visit


  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you & 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 & adoption benefits
  • Free lunch & snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) & pretax (US)

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives & experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace & 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, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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