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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
Engineering, Full Time    Dublin, IE    Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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The Developer Tools team builds tools to help our engineers ship code more efficiently. Among other things; We build automation to allow our users access to ephemeral instances of the services that make up Squarespace, on demand; A set of tools to allow users to swap frontend assets on a running site for faster debugging. We mostly write our tools in Golang, Python & Javascript/TypeScript & run those applications on Kubernetes clusters on a hybrid cloud. Several of our tools have web frontends for which JavaScript or TypeScript experience is a big plus. You will report directly to the Developer Tools team manager based in the US.

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

  • Build & support tools to make the life of developers at Squarespace easier.
  • Work with other engineers to negotiate, design & implement solutions that improves their efficiency, with an emphasis on frequent iterations.
  • Write high-quality code with industry best practices in mind. (Resilient architecture, automated testing, etc.)
  • Focus on finding scalable, reliable, automated solutions to meet the engineering department's scale & growth.
  • Sponsor the growth of your team & teammates.
  • Be comfortable working in a team distributed across multiple time zones

Who We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience programming in Golang or Python.
  • Experience programming in JavaScript or TypeScript.
  • Can debug complex problems across the whole stack.
  • Experience in web application development.
  • Excellent communication & collaboration skills.
  • Appetite for solving problems, supporting developers, & learning new technologies.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, or other CNCF software is a big plus.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent industry experience.

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you & your dependent children
  • Fertility & adoption benefits
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
  • Free lunch & snacks
  • Close proximity to cultural landmarks such as Dublin Castle & St. Patrick's Cathedral

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 downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, California & Chicago, Illinois. 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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