Test Rack Technician - Hardware

  • Full-time

Company Description

Our company’s purpose in the marketplace is to promote economic equity by providing a platform for individuals to engage in commerce and grow their businesses. The unified toolset that Square creates for sellers provides them efficiency in their payment transactions so that they can focus on delivering excellent goods and services. With products such as Square Capital, Square Terminal, Square Payroll, and more, we are able to engage closely with our customer base and ensure their needs are met. 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

The Square Hardware team designs the payment systems (terminals, registers, stands, and readers) that serve as a tangible entry point to the payments ecosystem. The Test Rack team owns and operates a fleet of hardware test bundles, providing our developers with a platform on which to validate their firmware as we bring new products to market.

You will: 

  • Design, Test, Deploy, and Maintain hardware test fixtures on a server 
  • Debug ambiguous failures in test hardware and implement solutions with fellow engineers
  • Onboard, train, and mentor Junior Technicians
  • Demonstrate ownership of Lab including maintaining KPIs, inventory, and cleanliness


You have:

  • Experience debugging units to expose the root cause of a failure mode
  • A functional understanding of power and usb paths in a hardware bundle
  • Proficiency with Linux, Windows and Mac OS
  • A diligent, solution-oriented attitude
  • Experience with Git, particularly software solutions like Bitbucket/Stash and Github

​​​​​​​Even better:

  • Experience with Python or Ruby, Bash, and Shell scripting is a plus
  • Experience with laser cutting, 3d printing, and soldering is a plus

Additional Information

US and Canada EEOC Statement

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.



We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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