Physical Security Systems Technical Project Manager

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

When we launched the little white reader, we invented mobile, ubiquitous payments and enabled anyone to start, run, and grow a business. Ten years and billions of transactions later we’re reimagining commerce for businesses of all types and sizes—we’re enabling the independent electrician to send invoices, helping the beauty salon pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

This role will oversee the physical security systems design, planning, installation and commissioning for new Square office builds across the globe. You will coordinate with a variety of parties to include internal Square stakeholders as well as external contractors & vendors. Additionally, there will be additional technical projects related to physical security systems. 

You will:

  • Own the Physical Security Systems design process for Square Trust & Safety

  • Manage vendors during new office builds

  • Have strong project management skills and experience effectively working with cross-functional teams of architects, consultants, engineers, and security integrators

  • Have a strong understanding of the architectural design and construction process

  • Have experience working on both small (<25,000 ft2) and large-scale commercial projects (250,000+ ft2)

  • Ability to create schedules, maintain project records, track vendor progress, identify punch list items, and effectively manage vendor implementation

  • Ability to project-manage full life cycle implementations for security technologies, including creation of budgetary estimates, vendor bid evaluation, schedule creation, project tracking, and commissioning 

  • Manage vendor invoices, POs and SOWs

  • A proven ability to effectively communicate, both in person and writing, complex concepts, policies, and procedures to individuals with a varying range of expertise and backgrounds

  • Fundamental understanding of all common physical security systems technologies and design requirements


You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) is preferred

  • Professional certifications (e.g. PSP/CSPM) in an area relevant to this position are preferred, but not required

  • In-depth security systems knowledge, including security standards, best practices, regulations, and current technology trends

  • Functional understanding of electronic security systems, including access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, visitor management, building system interfaces, network equipment, and door hardware

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and project documents. Working knowledge of drawing systems and use of markup tools including any or all the following: Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Navisworks, PlanGrid or similar tools

  • Knowledge of keying systems, NFPA fire code, and guard force operations a plus

  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel may be required

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