Manager of UI / Front End Development
SquareTrade - San Francisco, CA

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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 160,000 fans on Facebook, consistently win industry awards and have received tens of thousands of 5-star reviews. SquareTrade is profitable, growing 100% 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

We are looking for a smart and dedicated manager for our Web Team. As a part of the Engineering team, you will be responsible for leading and growing the team and to help SquareTrade build a world-class website that serves millions of active users. The ideal candidate will always be putting the customer first and striving for ease of use.

Provide technical and project leadership to team of UI engineers and web developers

Actively participate in recruiting and building out web development team

Contribute to UI architecture and design

Coordinate with Marketing team to implement marketing campaigns, new features, and maintain our website

Incorporate usability test results and application metrics analysis

Iterate on user interface implementations until they satisfy customers

Work with Product Management to review and plan requirements, UI designs, scope and timing

Work with Marketing and Product Management team to develop mobile strategy

Critical Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

4+ years directly managing a team of UI Engineers and Web Developers

Experience running development teams using agile (Scrum)

Experience recruiting and growing a web development team

Experience working with outsourcing/near-sourcing teams

Solid understanding of the following technologies: HTML5, CSS and JavaScript (with and without frameworks such as JQuery), JSPs, MVC frameworks

Solid understanding of cross-browser applications

Familiarity with using multivariate testing and site analytics

Drupal module development /PHP experience as plus

Mobile application development experience a plus

SquareTrade is located in downtown San Francisco right next to Montgomery BART. We offer competitive salaries, bonus opportunities, stock options, generous paid time off and respect for your work-life balance along with other perks.

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