Software Engineer - Commerce

The Commerce team at Squarespace is looking for software engineers to develop next-generation shopping experiences and the simplest way to sell anything on the web. Commerce Engineers at Squarespace are dedicated to creating the most seamless, integrated product possible. We firmly believe that design is not merely “how it looks” but “how it works.” With this in mind, Squarespace is seeking passionate, entrepreneurial engineers comfortable with a multidisciplinary approach to shipping new products. Engineers on the Commerce team take ownership of entire product initiatives and carry them from concept to production release. The ideal candidate is highly self-directed, with strong product design sense and the motivation to continually iterate to find the best possible solution. This position reports to the Commerce Engineering Lead and is a full time role at our New York City headquarters.


  • Design and build new features into the Commerce platform from top to bottom: crafting UIs with modular JavaScript and building backend services with Java
  • Ensure the reliability of systems critical to the businesses powered by Squarespace
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Work on new projects in transactions, shipping optimization, fraud detection, packing algorithms, merchandising, automated fulfillment, digital goods, analytics, CRM, and other advanced merchant tools in e-commerce
  • Regularly ship code that impacts tens of thousands of businesses and their customers
  • Work closely with other engineers, designers, and marketers to ship extraordinary product


  • Keen product sensibilities, with a desire to discover and fulfill the needs of users
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable and reliable code
  • Strong understanding of database schema design
  • Experience building highly interactive web applications is a big plus
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design practices
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent)


Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace’s team of more than 570 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and 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 and snacks
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • And more
Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and 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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