Engineering Manager, Product Security

Squarespace is looking for a Product Security Manager to lead a team of security engineers responsible for securing the Squarespace platform and underlying applications and services. The candidate will have a substantial foundation in application security and have the opportunity to champion product and application security best practices throughout Squarespace's Engineering department. You'll play a key role in maintaining and furthering a security mindset across the organization and leading teams responsible for driving security solutions to mitigate risk throughout the Squarespace environment.

This role reports directly to the Director of Security and will contribute to overall strategy and direction of the security function at Squarespace.

We have introduced our Flexible Work Philosophy for Squarespace employees, which you can find on our career page. For those who will work out of our offices 1-5 days a week, we have also introduced a detailed return to office approach to guarantee a safe return for our Squarespace employees. The safety of our people is our top priority and we will continue to monitor the status of COVID‑19.

You'll Get To…

  • Work with the existing Product Security team to build and improve application security at Squarespace.
  • Leverage industry knowledge and experience to create high impact security programs within the Product Security organization.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop security professionals inside and outside of the Product Security team.
  • Effectively partner with the security management team to develop security strategy, roadmaps, and implementation strategies.
  • Partner with and educate product and engineering leaders across the organization on the importance of security risk management, security feature development, vulnerability management, and sound application security practices.
  • Inspire security team members to grow and expand their knowledge and skills.
  • Manage internal and external bug bounty programs coordinated with the security research community

Who We're Looking For

  • 5+ years experience experience working in a Security Team or equivalent function
  • 3+ years of leadership experience with direct reports
  • Experience managing a technical team
  • Communication and leadership capacity; ability to work with diverse company partners
  • Experience with Secure Software Development Lifecycle (Secure SDLC) concepts
  • Experience in application security, penetration testing, and vulnerability management
  • Experience guiding teams to writing high-quality, maintainable code (experience working in a large codebase)
  • Fluency in modern web technologies and engineering workflows

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
  • Up 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)

Cash Compensation Range: $155,000 - $334,000 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 is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management through Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and 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!) and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information, 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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