Client Engineer

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Full-time
  • Position open to remote: Yes
  • Current Square Employee?: Apply via go/jobs

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

Help Square revolutionize the way people make and accept payments.You will be responsible for system automation,configuration management and client endpoint fleet management. You will be coding to automate tasks- Keeping Squares safe and providing the best tools!  Have a strong knowledge of macOS, and Linux toolsets, and have proven experience with client side fleets. You will get to drive a variety of client-side projects from concept to completion. This is a non-exempt position focused on project based work levering automation.

You Will:

  • Develop strategies and code on client systems such as macOS, ChromeOS, Windows, and Linux endpoints: Laptops, Desktops, Virtual Solutions. 

  • Work with enterprise and open source software using the python language and powershell.

  • Architect and debug deployments of Operating System upgrades, security updates/patches. This entails working with Continuous Integration (Jenkins).  

  • Create and deploy Munki/Chocolatey packages, with proper testing and slow rollout to a fleet of thousands of endpoints. 

  • Act as a liaison for Security Teams with Configuration Management and Application delivery to Square, keeping Square safe. 

  • Sev and vulnerability remediation via coding or an enterprise tool.

  • Participate in code peer reviews, write design documents for all new project based work.

  • Work in a sprint Agile environment focusing on bi-weekly sprints that lead to project based work completion (OKR’s).


You have:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience working in an IT Engineering professional environment.

  • Demonstrated strong people, analytical, and problem solving skills; while working with an agile development team.

  • Strong security mindset. Endpoint protection utilizing open source and enterprise tooling.

  • Developed solutions and make technical recommendations independently levering automation and leading projects.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - Documentation and clear communication with peers and Squares. Succinct code while keeping Squares and out sellers in mind. 

  • Working knowledge of the following technologies: Python, Git, Salt, Munki, MDM, Osquery, Powershell, Jenkins, Azure, IDP and Chocolatey.

  • Experience with at least one programming language (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Go, Swift, Bash)

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