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Software Engineer - Entry-Level
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Square Trade | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Software Engineer - Entry-Level

SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers and offered by top retailers including Amazon, Costco and Tesco. We have more than 200,000 fans on Facebook, consistently win industry awards and have received tens of thousands of 5-star reviews. SquareTrade is profitable, growing 90% year on year, and attracted one of the largest private capital raises in 2012, with a $238 million round led by Bain Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco and London, SquareTrade is privately held. Learn more at www.squaretrade.com .

We are looking for smart and dedicated Software Engineers. You will join the team that integrates our ecommerce platform with the commerce systems of our partners, some of the world's largest retailers. We integrate with their ecommerce, EDI and point-of-sale systems. Our reputation with merchants is for integrating with speed, flexibility and smartness that our competitors cannot match. Our customers love us because we are better, cheaper, and because we care about them. This is an exciting position that offers autonomy and team work, with opportunities for career development.

This opening can be an internship for someone just out of college, or an entry level position for someone with some work experience.


Produce high quality code and deliver to schedule
Work with Program Management to review requirements, scope and timing
Write technical documentation
Conduct and participate in design and code reviews
Take ownership of individual integrations and drive quickly to completion
Enhance platform and integration technologies
Contribute to product development team


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
Experience using Java, EJB, JSP, and/or Javascript, PHP

Good to Have:

Experience building data or API-based integrations
Understanding of SOAP and REST web services
Expertise with Struts 2 or other MVC framework
Knowledge of XML parsing with JAXB
Ecommerce, EDI or retail system application know-how
Familiarity with Agile development

SquareTrade is located downtown San Francisco in the SOMA district. We offer competitive salaries, stock options, generous paid time off, and an opportunity to join a fast-paced Pre-IPO company.

About Square Trade

SquareTrade is the leading innovator in the development of a trust infrastructure for e-commerce transactions. SquareTrade addresses the all-important issue of building trust in e-business relationships, one of the essential enabling factors necessary to fully realize the power of the Internet and online commerce. The digitally watermarked SquareTrade Trust Seal establishes an online seller's customer service track record, helps build buyer confidence and serves as the first line of defense against fraud. It is backed by SquareTrade's patent-pending, web-based dispute resolution service and SquareTrade's international network of more than 250 mediators and arbitrators.