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As an Engineering Manager you will lead a group of engineers who are responsible for the reliability, performance, scalability, & safe operability of stateful systems at Squarespace. We build software to automate & manage services with reliability-driven outcomes in mind, in an environment where systems high availability & consistency are paramount. You will work with our peer teams within the Infrastructure organization & our internal customers across the rest of Squarespace Engineering to deliver solutions that unlock & promote velocity across the whole organization. Youll help develop the careers of our engineers & in the process contribute to an environment where we enjoy our work & the accomplishment of our goals.

You will report directly to the Senior Director, Engineering. This position can be remote OR located in our New York office.

You'll Get To

  • Youll lead the SRE Database Engineering team responsible for relational databases, document databases, durable queues, caches, & naming services that back the core functionality of Squarespaces products
  • Your scope of operation will cover a hybrid environment across Squarespaces data centers & the cloud as we continue to embrace the latter
  • You will contribute to SRE organizational practices that consider the intersection of service reliability & operational costs to help SRE & service owners to grow sub-linearly as Squarespaces user base grows across a variety of products
  • You will contribute & drive the adoption of a technological roadmap that balances developer experience & organizational velocity as we transform how we approach reliability in an hybrid environment with an eye toward global presence & scale

Who We're Looking For

  • You have 5+ years of experience leading distributed teams of individual contributor engineers & engineering managers
  • Experience in software engineering, data, *nix systems & in operating distributed systems at scale. 
  • Experience building relationships with the ability to galvanize & align teams around a mission, serving as an internal change agent to drive speed & innovation

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: $148,000 - $264,000 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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