Software / Systems Engineer - Site Reliability (Acuity) in New York, NY

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Squarespace   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Consumer Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 52 days ago

The Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams are looking for experienced and passionate software engineers and systems engineers who possess backgrounds in systems, programming and networking to help in ensuring that customers around the world can access Squarespace sites, that they load quickly, and that all of the features work. We work together with the product teams to maintain the reliability of our features with the infrastructure teams to grow our current data centers and build new ones, and the security teams to keep a close eye on the latest vulnerabilities and protect our product, infrastructure and networks. This role reports to the team lead.


  • Own AWS services such as EC2, ECS, S3, and RDS
  • Write infrastructure-as-code using Terraform that automates the provisioning, deployment, and scaling of Acuity's infrastructure
  • Write configuration management using Chef to automate server-related tasks
  • Monitor infrastructure using Datadog to provide maximum observability
  • Share on-call rotation and be an escalation point to the business and engineering
  • Collaborate with other SREs and Software Developers


  • Programming experience in Bash, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience managing distributed systems in *nix environments
  • An understanding of and experience with, web application development
  • Understand database design, caching, scalability, and network fundamentals
  • Real-world experience with Docker and AWS

Valid Through: 2019-10-17