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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Saturday, December 14, 2019
 
   
 
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Squarespace is looking forpassionatebackend engineers tobuild & scalethe services powering our interactive web & mobile applications.

We firmly believe that design is not merely how it looks but how it works. With this in mind, our backend engineers work on Product Engineering teams, which are dedicated to creating the most seamless, integrated products possible. If you are a server-side engineer who enjoys taking ownership of productinitiativesand carrying them from concept to production, we want to hear from you!You will report to theProduct Engineering Team Lead in our New York City headquarters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write server-side code, create high-volume production applications, & develop prototypes quickly.
  • Develop new features into the Squarespace platform, building backend services with Java
  • Collaborate withother engineers & designers to providestrongcustomer-focused experiences.
  • Ensure the reliability of systems essential to Squarespace users & businesses powered by Squarespace.
  • Practicedisciplinedsoftware engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, & writing beautiful, readable code).
  • Activelycontribute to team & company standards.
  • Mentorjunior team members.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Development experience in Java, Python, Go or another Object-oriented language. Experience developing large-scale software preferred.
  • An understanding of, andpracticalexperience with, web application development.
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms, & software design practices.
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable code.
  • Understanding ofdatabase schema design, caching & scalability.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience.
  • 5+ years of experience

About Squarespace

Squarespace empowers peoplewith creative ideasto succeed. By blending elegant design andsophisticatedengineering, we empower millions of people from individuals & local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the worlds most iconic businesses toshare their storieswith the world. Squarespaces team of more than 800 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visitwww.squarespace.com/about.

Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Flexible vacationand paid time off
  • Up to 18 weeks ofparental leave
  • Equity plan
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Free lunch & snacks
  • Squarespace sends engineers to speak at & attend the mostrelevant andimpactful conferences throughout the year
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Gender Affirmation Surgery
  • 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 alsostrive forthe 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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