Software Security Engineer

  • Squarespace
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020

Job Description

Squarespace is looking for a security engineer to work on our enterprise security program. You will partner with teams across the organization to help promote security, work on security engineering and network security projects that enable a higher level of security. This role is based in our NYC or Portland offices and will report to our Team Lead, Enterprise Security.


  • Promote security within Squarespace
  • Identify security risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Architect, support and evaluate security-focused tools and services
  • Advise on risk assessment, threat modeling and fixing vulnerabilities
  • Recommend new security products and technologies


  • Proficiency in at least 1 programming or scripting language (preference to Python, Go, or Java)
  • 3+ years of experience in network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP and BGP)
  • Diverse range of security experience at the enterprise level (information, application, network, and IT)
  • Experience protecting against and mitigating real-world attacks (DDoS, XSS, session-hijacking, SQL injection, CSRF, etc)
  • Comfort with Identity and Access Management technologies

About Squarespace

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 1,000 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and 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 and adoption benefits
  • Free lunch and snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) and pretax (US)

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, 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.