Senior Web Front End Engineer

Square Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 days ago

We believe everyone should be able to participate and thrive in the economy. So we're building tools that make commerce easier and more accessible to all. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven't stopped there. Our new reader helps our sellers accept chip cards and NFC payments, and our Cash app lets people pay each other back instantly. We're empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. Let's shorten the distance between having an idea and making a living from it. We're here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businessand helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Square's Prices team is a full-stack team creating technology that allows our merchants to manage prices, taxes, and discounts. We are developing new systems to offer sophisticated pricing and tax models to merchants of all types and scales in countries around the world. With internal services, integrations with Square's payment technology, and customer facing features on both mobile and web, we're building a platform that is modular, highly available, scalable, secure and forward-looking.

We are looking for a talented individual to help build an elegant, performant, and reliable web platform that will be used by millions of merchants around the world to run core aspects of their business. If you are able to think modularly, want to create beautiful tools to empower small merchants, and are able to work on a sophisticated and complex web platform, the Prices team is for you.

You will:

  • Build our Pricing Platform, a key strategic asset of Square that handles prices, taxes, and discounts for millions of merchants

  • Build elegant user-facing web experiences that combine intuitive interfaces with smooth performance at scale

  • Build systems that manage sensitive customer data while holding Square to the highest standards for security and compliance

  • Achieve the levels of reliability and correctness that merchants expect when they entrust Square with their financial transactions

  • Empower millions of small merchants to focus on their businesses and not their business technology

You have:

  • 5+ years of industry experience

  • Innate curiosity and a desire to be responsible for reliably moving millions of dollars in a small, highly focused team

  • Experience building large web applications in a distributed environment

  • Track record of pursuing self directed side projects, research, or open source projects

Web Technologies we use:

  • ES6 Javascript

  • Ember

  • Ruby on Rails

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.

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