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Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2021
 
   
 
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Squarespace is looking for an experienced Frontend Engineer with backend experience in Java to join the Blog & Collections team. The Blog & Collections team is focused on evolving our blogging capabilities based on gaps identified from customer research & from new concepts through internal innovation. As the second engineering member of the team, you'll help shape the future of blogs on Squarespace sites. You will report to the Engineering Manager of the team out of our NYC office.

All Squarespace employees are working remotely at this time. We are closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as we continue our work to build a return-to-work plan that ensures a safe return to our offices & provides flexibility for our employees.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design & build new features into the Squarespace interface
  • Take a lead role with other engineers & designers to provide strong customer-focused experiences
  • Keep our product up-to-date with the latest frontend technologies such as React & ES2016+
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, & writing beautiful, readable code)
  • Actively contribute to team & company standard

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong JavaScript development skills, understanding of new ES6 concepts, & proficiency in React, Angular, or other modern JS frameworks
  • Experience with Java
  • Extensive experience developing large-scale application software
  • Have full knowledge of the DOM, new HTML5 constructs, & CSS3
  • Have experience with Single Page Application development
  • Keep up-to-date with the newest technologies
  • Develop features & create fulfilling user experiences
  • A strong understanding of, & practical experience with, web application development
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable & dependable code
  • 5+ years of experience

ABOUT SQUARESPACE

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 world's most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespace's team of more than 1,200 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Los Angeles & Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • 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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