Technical Project Manager, Platform Infrastructure And Engineering

Square San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 weeks ago

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven't stopped there. 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. 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.

We build and maintain Square's internal infrastructure with a mission to power all of Square's production applications and bring efficiency to developing, building, and launching applications. In this role, you will own key infrastructure initiatives for our Linux based application stack. You will drive key projects for the Platform Infrastructure & Engineering team across multiple products and organizations. Projects will span across a wide array of crucial initiatives from software and framework migrations to datacenter and hardware uplifts. The team is seeking a person with a strong technical background, preferably someone who has experience developing infrastructure applications or managing datacenter projects. We value excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within diverse and cross-functional teams for this role.

You will:

  • Partner closely with engineering leads and cross-functional disciplines to drive technical projects such as migrating all applications from direct TLS connections to using Envoy in a service mesh.

  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases across multiple product and platform teams.

  • Provide day-to-day execution guidance and support for engineering projects, coordinating efforts across organizations and verticals, and helping unblock all teams across Square.

  • Communicate project status to stakeholders and various key teams around the organization.

  • Help Evangelize the internal infrastructure initiatives at Square.

You have:

  • BA or BS Management Information Systems, Computer Science, various Engineering fields, and/or equivalent technical field experience

  • Technical knowledge and/or experience in Linux administration and application development

  • Experience with Engineering tools like JIRA/Confluence etc.

  • 3+ years of project/program management experience.

  • Experience communicating and translating non-technical to technical (and vice versa) requirements and discussions.

  • Experience working across multiple teams and collaborating on solutions.

  • Organizational, coordination, and multitasking experience.

  • Experience with large-scale systems.

Even Better:

  • Programming Experience for production-level code and/or engineering management experience

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)squareup.com. 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.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Security Technical Project Manager

Unity

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-11-11T00:00 The Technical Project Manager (TPM) is responsible for delivering the desired outcomes of security programs/projects. TPMs are the strategic drivers and tactical controllers of Security goals and projects. In this role, you will manage security projects in either an Agile or Waterfall methodology depending on the nature of the project. In either case, you will demonstrate a strategic perspective in the context of the Security Lifecycle. You will represent the various security services and teams to Unity's business units and demonstrate specific expertise in one or more categories such as application security, infrastructure security or compliance. As a representative of the security team, you will understand the Security team's expertise and capacity and assure that Security team members know and understand their assignments and the schedule for delivery. You will effectively communicate to management and stakeholders when and how their needs will be met. You will help prioritize work and assure delivery of project and program plans based on guidance from Security Leadership and the Security strategic roadmap. Responsibilities * Engage with and collaborate with security and other business units to help mature security at Unity. * Manage projects that focus on technical security controls to meet internal policies and compliance with regulatory and industry standards. * Coordinate security projects across many functional areas. Leverage data about how internal customers work within and across the Unity global enterprise. * Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities. * Lead delivery of the large, complex projects by anticipating bottlenecks, provide escalation management, making tradeoffs, and balancing the business needs versus technical constraints. * Evangelize security services and awareness across the company. * Assist in development and implement security controls across various business units. * Document processes and map to relevant policies and standards. * Perform vendor assessments for security. Requirements * Proficient understanding of technical concepts and configurations in a cloud-based environment (e.g. GCP, Tencent, AWS). Previous security engineering, development, and operation experience is preferred. * Demonstrated ability to work through ambiguity to detailed solutions. You can take a vague problem, crisply frame the challenge, identify a path forward, and drive an initiative over the finish line. * Demonstrated experience performing risk assessments, identifying vulnerability management, security and cloud architecture assessments, and change management. * Track record of transitioning immature or emerging technologies into a stable security infrastructure. * Experience with one or more programming or scripting languages (Java, Python, Ruby, Perl). * BA/BS degree, extensive experience with technical project management and also experience working with security, cloud services or technical operations. Bonus Points * Experience working in a highly cross-functional environment where communication with multiple groups is imperative. * Experience with system administration and auditing of Linux systems a huge plus. Who we are Unity is the creator of the world's most widely-used real-time 3D (RT3D) development platform, providing content creators around the world with the tools they need to build rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. In fact, apps made with Unity reach 2.7 billion devices worldwide, and were installed more than 24 billion times in the last 12 months. The global engineering team keeps Unity at the forefront of technology and — working alongside partners like Magic Leap, Google, Facebook, Oculus and Microsoft — ensures optimized support for the latest technology and platforms. Unity is powering the real-time revolution, expanding beyond games and breaking into other industries including automotive, film, architecture, engineering, construction and more. Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity. #LI-JC1 Unity San Francisco CA

Technical Project Manager, Platform Infrastructure And Engineering

Square