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The Infrastructure Engineering teams are looking for experienced & passionate engineers to help in ensuring that customers around the world can access Squarespace sites reliably & quickly.

SQSP services a significant percentage of all internet websites & the Traffic team oversees traffic ingestion, traffic routing & traffic management. We are the "Plumbers" that make sure the pipeline is running smoothly & traffic flows as intended. We work toward iteratively improving efficiency & stability of our platform.

Traffic is a remote friendly team with members from different timezones & working arrangements. You will report to the Traffic team manager.

We have introduced our Flexible Work Philosophy for Squarespace employees, which you can find on our career page. For those who will work out of our offices 1-5 days a week, we have also introduced a detailed return to office approach to guarantee a safe return for our Squarespace employees. The safety of our people is our top priority & we will continue to monitor the status of COVID19.

You'll Get To

  • Be part of DDoS Defense Task Force to improve our platform capabilities.
  • Work in an asynchronous & an autonomous environment.
  • Be a leader & a mentor, write code, learn from each other & have fun.
  • Take active ownership of every aspect of Software Development Life Cycle for services that the team manages.
  • Communicate, educate & advocate for best practices & golden/happy path.
  • Make a positive impact to User Experience for our customers & their users.

Who We're Looking For

  • BS, or MS degree in Computer Science or 6+ years related technical field or equivalent industry experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP, IP, TCP & UDP.
  • Systems-level programming experience with Golang/Python/Java, optionally C/C++/Rust.
  • Familiar with load balancers & proxies such as LVS, Nginx, Varnish, HAProxy or Envoy.
  • Experience with Linux kernel & low-level networking internals.
  • Previously work in a 24/7/365 service & on-call environment.
  • Knowledgeable with BGP, Anycast, CDN, DDoS mitigation & WAF

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums 
  • Fertility & adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up 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 & snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $115,000 - $230,000 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, & 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 is a leading all-in-one website building & ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand & transact with their customers in an impactful & beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects & businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, & scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold & hospitality business management through Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries & territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal (coming soon!) & coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, & Australia. For more information, visit

Our Commitment

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 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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