You Want to Work Here

(Trust Us).

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

The Good Stuff

Benefits and perks? We’ve got you covered.

Founded in Austin, Texas, we’ve been bootstrapped and profitable since our start in 2006.
We cover a portion of medical, dental, vision, and life, plus lots of supplemental jazz.
We offer unlimited PTO, work from home, and flex hours. Night owls & early birds will fit right in.
We’ve got a cozy, 5 house campus in downtown Austin stocked with goodies. Dress is casual, fur babies welcome.
Radicals get $3,000 per year to use carte blanche on personal and professional development.
We take work seriously, but not so much ourselves. We like to have fun and we love a good themed event.
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.
There’s a family feeling here. We are Square Root and we support each other during every stage of life.

Does this sound like you?

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’re critical thinkers with a bias for action and an appetite for impact. We continually iterate to deliver smarter direction and better software.
Be Customer Inspired
Our customers’ biggest challenges inspire us to build innovative software. We invest the time to understand what will make our customers successful so that we can deliver what’s best, not just what’s expected.
We operate with a partnership mindset, because we know we’re only as strong as our relationships. We go above and beyond to help our customers and one another succeed.
We revere personal drive, growth, and balance. It’s everyone’s responsibility to make our working environment motivating and fulfilling. We celebrate individual and team successes. And, sometimes, we just celebrate.

Role Description
Our Engineering department is always looking for great people to join our team! Are you a software engineer? Dev lead? Infrastructure engineer? We’d love to hear from you! Whether it’s collaborating with other engineers, product managers, or data scientists, we depend on our engineers to define and deliver the best solution possible. We currently follow Agile software development processes and use Ruby on Rails and Javascript, plus a whole mix of other tools. A background in full-stack web application development and UI/UX design experience will serve you well. If you have a thirst for learning and a passion for excellence, both in the code and the value it delivers to the user, you might be just who we’re looking for. Give us a shout!

Front End Software Engineer

Role Description

We’re looking for software engineers with a front-end JavaScript focus to help us build great applications. Our engineers work in small cross-functional teams that emphasize iteration and learning. It’s a collaborative culture, with lots of pairing and discussion. We’re working with enterprise-scale customers to solve real business problems. Along the way, you’ll get to work with modern technologies and great people in a startup culture.

If you’d like the chance to make an impact, we’d love to hear from you!

The Gig

  • Design and build our client-side web apps using Angular and related technologies
  • Plan for enterprise scale and performance, improving quality and maintainability as you go
  • Collaborate with the Design team to transform vision into great user experience
  • Collaborate with the Customer Success and Product teams to identify and deliver the value in our products
  • Share best practices and mentor others on the Engineering team in the areas where you’re an expert
  • Learn and grow, picking up new technologies and patterns as the product and the industry evolves. While experience is not required, you will be working with Angular 4, ECMAScript 6, TypeScript 2.2, Webpack and Yarn talking to a RESTful API

About You

  • You love to code. You understand basic design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • You’ve got deep experience building web apps with modern JavaScript frameworks, preferably Angular, but you know that tech is dynamic so you’re not married to one approach
  • You’re comfortable with enterprise web applications using current unit and integration test frameworks. You understand asynchronous requests, asset pipelines, browser rendering, and page load optimization
  • You make the people around you better
  • You’re a good communicator, positive, with a bias for action
IT Intern

Role Description
We’re looking for a part-time IT intern with a genuine interest in startup culture, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a strong desire to learn. Our intern will tackle all things IT, including troubleshooting, security, and documentation. Along the way, you’ll learn about networking + WiFi, using Chef – Infrastructure as code, and managing Amazon Web Services to name a few. At the end of the internship, you should have a good snapshot of the IT function plus have a sense for the day to day life at a startup. Each day here presents its own challenges, so, we need a go-getter, willing to jump into any task. Sound like you? If so let’s chat!

The Role

  • Serve as 1st tier tech support when in office – Windows/Mac/WiFi/Networking/VOIP/G-Suite/Hardware
  • Write tickets in JIRA (our issue tracking product)
  • Setup, record, and support weekly company presentations
  • Move + organize IT equipment and deliveries
  • Handle the setup and decommission of laptops

About You

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate degree program preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related degree with a focus on analytical learning
  • Understand Mac, Windows, and/or Linux
  • Solid technical foundations in troubleshooting OS software, basic networking, and basic hardware
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, resourceful, and eager to learn
  • Level-headed, collaborative, personable, and positive
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!

Meet the Team

Hear it straight from our radicals (aka the great folks of Square Root)!

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.