Software Engineering Manager, Web Presence

  • 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 is Square’s public facing brand building and seller acquisition platform, and one of our most important assets. This dedicated team works diligently to tell a cohesive story across the website so that visitors are routed to the content that’s right for them. is the first step for future customers to understand Square’s full ecosystem of products and how it can help start, manage and grow their businesses.

We’re looking for a product-minded and experienced Engineering Manager to lead the engineering team responsible for serving our customer base. Working cross-functionally with your partners, you’ll help us set and accomplish our public web goals to achieve business objectives. Sound like you? Read on.

You will:

  • Evolve Square’s public facing website to better serve our customers

  • Partner closely with product managers, designers, engineers, business leads and other team members to establish your team’s vision and roadmap by thoroughly understanding your customers’ needs

  • Build an outstanding team by hiring remarkable talent, coaching engineers, fostering engineering decision-making, and applying your technical expertise to hold your team to high engineering standards

  • Participate in essential technical, design, and product discussions with leaders across the company


You have:

  • Relevant BA/BS degree or equivalent industry experience (5+ years preferred).

  • 2+ years experience directly managing engineers (including feedback, performance, hiring, career guidance)

  • Experience collaborating with other engineering leaders and partners across diverse teams

  • A background in software engineering and the ability to provide technical mentorship and guidance to your team.

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Ruby on Rails, Java

  • Ember.js

  • RPC, REST APIs, Protobuf

  • MySQL

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. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources