Software Quality Engineer
- San Francisco, CA
Our hardware team builds the tangible connection to all that is Square. We started with a simple and elegant Reader that turns any phone or tablet into a mobile point of sale. Since then, we have expanded our hardware footprint to meet the needs of more sellers. Most recently, we introduced our first Android-based solutions: Square Register, the first fully integrated point of sale that enables people to start selling right out of the box, and Square Terminal, the all-in-one device for payments and receipts. In this role, you will ensure our sellers and their customers have a remarkable experience by defining and evolving our device software validation strategy for our Square hardware products.
Use your knowledge of product architecture and evaluate product risk during each phase of development, deployment, and use.
Own the definition and execution of overall validation strategy, both manual and automated, for the platform software that ships on our hardware devices.
Move up and down the stack and become an expert on how applications, system, and firmware are integrated.
Work across multiple development teams and organizations to influence the software architecture and design with an emphasis on ensuring we can validate all features and functions our sellers need to be successful.
Champion for a remarkable customer experience within product engineering through product and process improvements.
5+ years of verification, validation and/or software engineering experience.
Developed validation strategy for a complex functional area.
Strong aptitude for learning new technologies.
Ability to identify, classify, prioritize and drive closure of issues in multiple products and software releases.
Experience validating and shipping a successful consumer electronics device.
Experience devising innovative techniques to discover hardware, firmware and software issues.
Experience and interest in developing a team, strategy and set of practices in the early phase of an organization’s growth
Managed or partnered with contractors.