Sales and Partner Engineer

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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 business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

You will create and present business arguments and proofs of concept (demos & prototypes) built on Square products and our API.  You will serve as an evangelist of Square’s operational value, drive an implementation cadence on strategic deals and push the boundaries of what’s technically possible on our platform. At least 10% of this role will be coding focused.

You will:

  • Provide technical consulting and propose feasible solutions according to products' terms and conditions

  • Solve merchant business issues with Square technology, brainstorming with the Sales & Partnerships teams on technical propositions to enhance Square’s offering

  • Propose, design, create, and present prototypes, demos, and proofs of concept to a wide variety of audiences, which include marketing professionals and engineers

  • Design, build, and support integrations for premier merchants and partners using Square’s platform APIs

  • Establish best practices to be shared with the Square Certified partner community

  • Attain quarterly and annual objectives assigned by management

  • Be the go-to expert for Sales and Partnerships on what is technically possible with Square


You have:

  • A B.S. in Computer Science or related engineering field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Solid oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

  • 5 years of experience in technical sales or field sales

  • Experience leading implementation projects

  • Technical background in Web technologies such as HTTP, HTML, XML, and experience with web services (RESTful and SOAP)

  • Coding skills in at least one scripting (python, ruby, php, javascript) and one compiled/typed language (Java, .net/C#, C/C++)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and comfort presenting to and meeting with internal and external executive audiences


Even Better

  • Working knowledge of relational database administration (MySQL)

  • Ability to speak directly to technical teams, with experience adapting communications to the technical level of the audience and presenting technical materials to large groups

  • Experience working with small and mid-sized businesses

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.