Senior Software Engineer, Square Payroll
- San Francisco, CA
Much in the same way that Square revolutionized payments, Square Payroll is radically altering how employees get paid and businesses manage their finances. Our mission is to make running a business simple and personal by leveraging automation and a best in class user-experience. Our small, highly collaborative team has already built many foundational features and are now focused on innovating and experimenting beyond a traditional payroll product. We want to truly transform the lives of people that make their living through our platform. Were an integral and growing part of the Square ecosystem and are leveraging our position to build products and features that are beyond the capabilities of our competitors.
We are a small, focused, and rapidly growing team with an abundance of growth and impact opportunities. We are building the best full featured payroll solution for small businesses with an emphasis on design and automation. At the same time we are doing this in an efficient and scalable way, making smart choices about how to automate critical functions.
The ideal candidate for Square Payroll is a product-minded, backend engineer who can help take an idea from prototype to launch.
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Payroll team, you will:
Provide technical guidance to an amazing group of engineers.
Help us to continually improve the experiences of our customers and operations teams through automation.
Build systems that collect and maintain customers sensitive data, while holding Square to the highest standards for security and compliance.
Design fault tolerant systems so the team can be brave and move fast, without ever negatively impacting our customers.
BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience (6+ years preferred).
Comfort with programming languages similar to Ruby, Python, Go, or Java.
Approach building and maintaining systems with rigor.
Excellent software engineering aptitude and the ability to provide technical mentorship and guidance.
Both built and refactored complex systems.
Huge plus if you have experience with decomposing into SOA, plus monitoring, & observability.