Software Engineer, Cash

  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. Built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple single purpose product to the world’s most dynamic money app.

Loved by customers, we’ve held the #1 spot in finance on the App Store for almost two years. We sometimes even steal the overall #1 spot from the likes of Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. Cash App is bringing a better way to send, spend, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to today’s financial system.

Headquartered in SF with offices in Kitchener Waterloo, Melbourne, New York, Sydney, Austin and Toronto. We’re growing rapidly and we would love for you to join us!

Job Description

As a mobile-first financial solution, we’re building industry-changing tools to give our customers financial superpowers. As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for creating and improving Cash App product features and infrastructure. This includes expansion into new markets, scaling our infrastructure, growing our Cash Card program and building out our platform to enable our engineers, data scientists and customer support folk to operate more efficiently.

You will:

  • Work in a small, tight knit cross-functional team

  • Have autonomy to research and achieve outcomes with support when you want it

  • Support your colleagues when they want it

  • Improving and expanding our applications and platforms

  • Own features throughout their life cycle, from inception to supporting production

  • Scale systems to a rapidly growing customer base of tens of millions

  • Prioritise maintainable code and test all the things

  • Draw many boxes with arrows on whiteboards


We’re looking for you to:

  • Collaborate with your teammates, learn from them and teach them

  • Have a desire to perform and grow technically as an engineer or leader

  • Thrive in ambiguity and build creative solutions to complex problems

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in something computery or have equivalent experience

Bonus points:

  • Java 11 including JUnit, Hibernate, Guice, and Jersey

  • Kotlin

  • MySQL

  • Event driven architectures

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Feature Engineering for Machine Learning

  • gRPC, and Protocol Buffers

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 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.