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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2020
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The Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams are looking for experienced & passionate software/systems engineer who possess a background in systems, programming & networking to help in ensuring that customers around the world can access Squarespace sites, that they load quickly, & that all of the features work. We work together with the product teams to maintain the reliability of our features with the infrastructure teams to grow our current data centers & build new ones, & the security teams to keep a close eye on the latest vulnerabilities & protect our product, infrastructure & networks. This role reports to the team lead. 


  • Own AWS services such as EC2, ECS, S3, & RDS
  • Write infrastructure-as-code using Terraform that automates the provisioning, deployment, & scaling of Acuity's infrastructure
  • Write configuration management using Chef to automate server-related tasks
  • Monitor infrastructure using Datadog to provide maximum observability
  • Share on-call rotation & be an escalation point to the business & engineering
  • Collaborate with other SREs & Software Developers


  • Programming experience in Bash, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience managing distributed systems in *nix environments
  • An understanding of & experience with, web application development
  • Understand database design, caching, scalability, & network fundamentals
  • Real-world experience with Docker & AWS

About Acuity

Acuity Scheduling allows customers to offer online booking & effortlessly manage their appointments. Acuity, which became a Squarespace company in 2019, is a market leader, serving more than 90,000 businesses of all sizes & handling tens of millions of appointments each year. Our mission is to make scheduling easy, so our customers have more time to run their businesses & live their lives.

About Squarespace

Squarespace empowers people with creative ideas to 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 800 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visit


  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Equity plan
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Free lunch & snacks
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Education reimbursement

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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