Senior Software Engineer, Web Foundation

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: Atlanta, United States

Company Description

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.

Job Description

As a Software Engineer on Web Foundation, you would join a newly forming web team responsible for providing architectural guidance, frameworks, and primitives used as the building blocks for all product development at Square. Engineering teams across Square rely upon these offerings to develop new features at scale. This team reports into the Developer Empowerment organization which ensures software development at Square is not only fast and efficient, but delightful.

You Will: 

  • Oversee the entirety of your features, including component design, implementation, automated testing, and roll-out
  • Build or integrate architectural frameworks and tools helping product developers develop and ship new features in responsive web applications
  • Design fault tolerant systems so the team can iterate quickly and take calculated risks without negative impact reaching our customers
  • Work with multiple partners across the company including product, design, legal, support, and other engineering teams
  • Assist and teach other engineers on an individual basis

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of front-end development experience and an excellent command of engineering fundamentals
  • Experience executing complex, medium-to-large feature releases that span multiple months
  • Demonstrated collaboration with co-workers on tangential teams and in other locations
  • Desire to understand developer pain points and jobs-to-be-done
  • Desire to promote adoption through high-quality documentation, tutorials, and samples.

Technologies we use and teach: 

  • JavaScript ES6, Ember JS, React, Vue.js, and Typescript
  • HTTP, JSON, gRPC, and Protocol Buffers
  • Java, Ruby on Rails, PHP (Vanilla and Laravel), Go
  • MySQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and Memcached

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Square is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Square is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.

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