Mobile Release Engineer

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

When we launched the little white reader, we invented mobile, ubiquitous payments and enabled anyone to start, run, and grow a business. Ten years and billions of transactions later we’re reimagining commerce for businesses of all types and sizes—we’re enabling the independent electrician to send invoices, helping the beauty salon pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

Square is looking for an experienced mobile release engineer that will help our development teams working on the Square Point of Sale application and SDKs maintain and improve release systems, making them the best in the world. We are building a release engineering team to automate rollout of all Square’s point of sale products. Square is building a team around Release Engineering & you will be the first engineer to create awesome things. The vision is to create a small but focused team to propose, define & implement solutions as part of Release Engineering

The Release Operations team needs your help to extend our CI. We have a system running today, but need to take it to the next level of scale, flexibility and availability. You will have a direct impact in shaping that future.

In this role, you will take ownership of release systems that Square developers use to create, test, and deploy our Point of Sale applications. You will work alongside the engineers and release managers on making tools super-fast, trustworthy, and often surprise their users with new useful features. Your previous working experience with iOS/Android development will provide you with an understanding of how to create workflows for Square developers along with creating statistics and facts about build release process.


You have:

  • Created and maintained automation pipelines

  • Excellent understanding of mobile ecosystems/mobile developer platforms

  • Proficiency with all or some of the following languages: Ruby, Python

  • 4+ years of experience in Release engineering/DevOps - CI/CD

  • Experience with tools like XCode, Android Studio,TestFlight, Jenkins, git etc

  • Experience managing complex dependencies with build tools such as Maven, Ivy, or Gradle

  • Experience with code signing mobile applications for iOS, including code signing identities and provisioning profiles

  • Experience with macOS or Linux environment

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources