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Senior Data Architect, Platform Engineering



Software Engineering, IT
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Squarespace is looking for a Senior Data Architect to join the Data Platform Group. Data Platform is focused on building interoperable software, datasets and processes to provide relevant data-driven insights to our internal and external customers. You will partner with stakeholders to develop curated datasets. You will maintain and extend the data analytics platform solutions, and take ownership of underlying data modeling.

The Data Platform team is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are continuous learners and believe diverse teams are stronger and more useful at solving the complex problems we simplify for our internal customers. Empathy, diverse points of view, approaches, and skills bring us to the best solutions faster together.

You will report to the manager of the Data Products team in our NYC office. This is a hybrid work opportunity.

You'll Get To…

  • Architect, build and maintain efficient data models (Conceptual, Logical and Physical) and ontology based on requirements to support multiple data driven applications
  • Develop and launch efficient & reliable data pipelines to ingest and transform data
  • Deploy inclusive data quality checks to ensure quality of data, monitor daily job execution, and diagnose/fix issues to ensure SLAs
  • Collaborate with product manager and product engineers, data owners, data stewards and customers to implement and maintain data products to serve analytics, ML and reporting needs
  • Work with other engineers to improve reliability, documentation and automation to simplify self-service support for datasets
  • Develop and adopt best practices for governance of data sets with sensitive information

Who We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience building data pipelines and API integrations using languages such as Python, Java, Scala
  • High level of proficiency in SQL, including query optimization skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse partners to design evolvable datasets
  • Experience with data modeling and domain driven design
  • Experience with one or more tools for data storage and computation (BigQuery, Postgres, Trino, Kafka, Pubsub), pipeline management and orchestration (Airflow, dbt)
  • Knowledge of at least one data modeling software tool such as Erwin, ER/Studio, or Power Designer.

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Health Savings Account with Squarespace funding
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Supplemental Insurance plans
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 12 to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • $100 per month remote Stipend
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Hack week twice per year!

Cash Compensation Range: $128,500 - $231,500 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and 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 (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit

Our Commitment

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 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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