PCB Designer

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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 readers help our sellers accept chip cards and NFC payments, our POS software makes selling easy and our ecosystem of other products like Capital, Marketing, Payroll, Loyalty and Online Store help make being an independent business easy. The Square Hardware team is a fast-growing, results oriented team of leading product design, technical engineering, operations and marketing individuals.

Job Description

 You will:

  • Generate and release rigid and flexible printed circuit designs for a variety of payment and high-security system designs

  • Work closely with electrical, mechanical, and factory testing engineers to design hardware for payments and development

  • Create and manage schematic symbol, footprint libraries, and design templates.

  • Help maintain and enhance component database library.

  • Review and ensure all parts conform to IPC, manufacturer and company standards.

  • Work with our internal ASIC design team to influence chip and chip packaging design to better meet the needs of PCB layout.


You have:

  • 5+ years PCB design experience

  • Demonstrated expertise  with Altium CAD system, library management and design release process for high-volume product manufacturing

  • Experience with RF and high speed PCB design for portable and embedded systems

  • Ability to read and understand part specification and mechanical drawings.

  • Experience with database management

  • Experience with IPC guidelines and various PCB and FPC technologies

  • Ability to read schematics and have working knowledge of electronics principles and basic circuit operation

  • Experience with PLM (product lifecycle management) practices and PLM tools such as Agile or Arena

Even Better:

  • Hands-on Electrical Engineering experience

  • Some background in mechanical assembly/fabrication

  • Experience with PCB DFM for high volume consumer products

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.