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Software Engineering Manager, Payment Permissions


Software Engineering Manager, Payment Permissions

Oakland, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    Square’s Payment Platform is an open, global financial services platform for developers who serve our merchants. It provides the necessary components to manage identity, process payments across multiple channels, hold and transfer funds, and provide accounting, reconciliation, and reporting in a secure and compliant way.

    We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Trusted Identity platform, leading a team that enables our merchants to get started taking payments with Square. We’re responsible for ensuring that we know who we’re doing business with, and that we are able to keep up to date with our sellers as their businesses change and grow. Customers rely on this platform to keep track of the sensitive details of their business, to manage who can make changes, and to make it painless to stay within the bounds of the law regardless of how their business evolves.


    • Guide the team in evolving our systems to be more standardized and extensible, culminating in a full-fledged permissions management system for money movement.

    • Foster long-term thinking and innovation in a complex space, and promote your organization to support our business

    • Collaborate with Product Management, senior leadership, and your peers to develop the strategy for your team, reporting into the Director of Trusted Identity Engineering

    • Hire and develop your engineers, helping them learn and achieve their own goals while holding them - and yourself - to high engineering standards

    • Develop efficient processes, ensuring the engineering team is operating with high velocity, ownership, and accountability

  • Qualifications



    • 8+ years relevant software development and systems design experience

    • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineering Manager

    • Experience leading development of APIs that have been adopted by customers

    • [Bonus] Experience working with identity and access management concepts and tools

    Additional Information At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of 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
    • Wellness perks
    • Paid parental leave
    • Paid time off
    • Learning and Development resources
  • Industry
    Financial Services