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We love working here.

(You might, too!)

We love our work, and it shows. We collaborate and connect to build great relationships, a great culture, and a stellar product.

We love working here.

(You might, too!)

We love our work, and it shows. We collaborate and connect to build great relationships, a great culture, and a stellar product.

Our Values

Our values encourage innovation, empathy, collaboration, and learning. They’re the way we interact with the world and makeup the kind of folks we like to hire.

Think Big, Do Bigger

Big ideas are meant to be pursued. We have a bias for action, iteration, and impact.

Be Customer Inspired

Our customers’ toughest challenges inspire us to build innovative software. We delight them by deeply understanding their business and driving results.

Partner

We’re approachable, dependable, and collaborative. We go above and beyond to help our customers, our partners, and one another succeed.

Thrive

We revere personal and professional growth. We recognize individuality, embrace authenticity, and celebrate each other’s success.

See us in Action

Why I Love the Troublemaker

To nurture the wacky in our team, we’re taking the stigma out of troublemaking. It started with a letter from me to the team, introducing the concept of the Troublemaker. Read more…

Advice to live by: 4 women in product and engineering share how they’ve excelled in their fields | Built In Austin

Impostor syndrome is real. Mansplaining is real. Regularly second-guessing yourself in the workplace is real. And it’s typically women who find themselves on the receiving ends of these situations.  Read more…

How a focus on empathy transformed Square Root's product and culture | Built In Austin

In her first year as Square Root’s VP of product, Sarah Kampman has accomplished more than some C-level executives check off during their entire stint at a company. Read more…

HR Works 68: Create a Culture of Excellence by Embracing Failure (Yes, Failure!)

We often talk about how HR professionals can help their workforce achieve success and how to drive success in this podcast… Listen here

Culture Is Our Passion

We believe it’s important to create a great place to work. Our investment in our culture is award-winning! Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work named us the #2 Best Small Company to Work For in the U.S. and we’ve made their lists for great workplaces for women, technology, and flexibility.

The Good Stuff

Benefits and perks? We’ve got you covered.

Foundation

Founded in Austin, Texas, we’ve been bootstrapped and profitable since our start in 2006.

Health

We cover a portion of medical, dental, vision, and life, plus lots of supplemental jazz.

Flexibility

We offer unlimited PTO, work from home, and flex hours. Night owls & early birds will fit right in.

Comfort

We’ve got a cozy, four house campus in downtown Austin stocked with goodies. Dress is casual, fur babies welcome.

Growth

Radicals get $3,000 per year to use carte blanche on personal and professional development.

Whimsy

We take work seriously, but not so much ourselves. We like to have fun and we love a good themed event.

Openness

Whether it’s at our all hands meetings or during your 1-on-1 with the CEO, we’re sharing info and asking for feedback.

Caring

There’s a family feeling here. We are Square Root and we support each other during every stage of life.

Want to read the entire company hand book? Download here.

Does this sound like you?

Current Openings

Administrative Assistant

Square Root is growing! To help support our leadership and culture teams, we’re looking for a part-time assistant to infuse some organizational magic to the group. This role reports to Courtney, our Head of Culture + People.

As the first impression for Square Root, you should bring a positive attitude, genuine interest in startup culture, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a strong desire to learn. Our ideal assistant will anticipate our executives’ needs, portray a stellar image of Square Root internally and externally, and keep our team running smoothly.

We need a go-getter, willing to jump into any task. Sound like you?  If so, let’s chat!

The Gig

  • Welcome guests to the office and make them feel at home
  • Run our executives’ calendars including protecting their time and representing them well to the world
  • Book executive travel and submit expense reports through Expensify
  • Coordinate client meetings, gifts, and swag
  • Organize meetings and events, including team lunches and offsites
  • Assist the Culture + People team with significant scale events and initiatives
  • Use Slack, G Suite, Excel, and Trello to keep our team in the loop
  • There is no shortage of opportunities – The right person will grow and evolve this role! 

About You

  • You’re interested in executive assistance, HR or business operations
  • You enjoy going out of your way to serve others and overdeliver
  • You possess honesty, integrity, and respect for confidentiality
  • You’ve got an eye for details and inclination for quick execution
  • You’re able to work in ambiguity and solve problems on the fly
  • Your communication skills are top-notch balancing warmth and professionalism
  • You’re not afraid to pipe up with your feedback
  • You’re comfortable learning (and introducing!) new processes, tools, and software
  • You’re innately curious and fanatical about learning
  • You’re optimistic, self-motivated, and always ready to pitch in and help
  • Most importantly you bring gumption, strong work ethic, and kindness to everything you do

Basics

  • The role is hourly with occasional evening or weekend hours.
  • There is no relocation offered for this role.
  • Please apply with a cover letter that details why you’re a fit for the role and Square Root!
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We’re always looking for people to add to and evolve our culture + company. We want you to bring your unique experience and perspective, so don’t worry about checking all the boxes. If our values and mission resonate with you, please apply! Additionally, Square Root is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

DevOps Engineer

At Square Root, we need amazing DevOps engineers to handle the demands of our customers. Our platform is continually evolving, and we’re working to provide more scale and automation to keep up with the customer and feature growth. Our DevOps engineering team works with software development teams to instill a culture of DevOps and builds shared components that make all teams faster and more successful. We’re a collaborative organization with an emphasis on iteration and learning. We’re looking for someone who’s excited to work with modern technologies in a startup culture, looking to have an immediate impact, and ready to rise to the challenge of a growing organization. Sound like you? Keep reading!

 

The Gig

  • You’ll help design and build our enterprise-scale SaaS infrastructure to stay ahead of our growing usage, planning for scalability, high availability, and low maintenance cost
  • You’ll collaborate with software engineering and data engineering
  • You’ll automate processes with a DevOps mindset, building infrastructure as code.
  • We use containerization, orchestration, configuration management and deployment automation. We don’t have CI/CD running yet, but with your help we will.
  • You’ll share best practices and mentor other Engineers in the areas where you’re an expert
  • Continuing to learn and grow, you’ll pick up new technologies and patterns as the product and industry evolve. While experience with these tools is not required, you’ll be working with AWS and Azure, Terraform, Docker, Chef, Jenkins, Kafka, ELK, and Datadog.

 

About You

  • You’ve got deep experience running web apps at scale
  • You’re a coder, not an administrator. You don’t manage one server at a time, you build frameworks for configuring and monitoring them
  • You have opinions on what makes a good DevOps tech stack, but you know that tech is dynamic so you don’t limit yourself to just one approach
  • You make the people around you better
  • You’re a thoughtful communicator, positive, with a bias for action

 

Basics

  • Please apply with a cover letter that details why you’re a fit for the role and Square Root!
  • We are not currently offering visa sponsorship.

 

Our Radical Culture

Our culture is at the core of everything we do. As we grow we’re not only looking to hire the best and brightest, but we’re also looking for people that share our values. This is the code we live by:

  • Think big. Do bigger. Big ideas are meant to be pursued. We have a bias for action, iteration, and impact.
  • Be Customer Inspired. Our customers’ toughest challenges inspire us to build innovative software. We delight them by deeply understanding their business and driving results.
  • Partner. We’re approachable, dependable, and collaborative. We go above and beyond to help our customers, our partners, and one another succeed.
  • Thrive. We revere personal and professional growth. We recognize individuality, embrace authenticity, and celebrate each other’s success.

 

APPLY

 

We’re always looking for people to add to and evolve our culture + company. We want you to bring your unique experience and perspective, so don’t worry about checking all the boxes. If our values and mission resonate with you, please apply!

 

Let's Keep in Touch

If we’re not hiring for your jam, but you’re interested in Square Root – send us your stuff here! This will get you in the mix for future gigs.

We’re always looking to meet stellar folks that just might be future radicals! To help us identify the best place for you please add a cover letter with your resume. We want to know the basic 411 on you and what you’re looking for!

We hire for Customer Success, Data Engineering, Data Science, Engineering, Enterprise Sales, HR, Marketing, Operations, and Product Management. If we think there could be a fit at Square Root now or in the future we’ll drop you a line!

 

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Square Root is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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