Technical Engineering Lead, Cash App

  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Current Square Employee?: Apply via go/jobs

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 Technical Engineering Lead on Cash, you will build products and services that are inspiring, meaningful and will fundamentally change the banking system we know today. You will be responsible for leading the team and empowering them to solve tough technical challenges. Team members will look up to you as you enable them to get their job done through setting high standards for code quality, design thoroughness and communication. 

Working alongside our Product Managers and Designers you will drive the technical direction, design and decisions needed to scale our product while consistently maintaining empathy towards the needs of our customers.

You will:

  • Craft durable, well-tested code with an unwavering commitment to product quality
  • Build products, systems, and services that have immediate impact on our customers
  • Partner closely with product managers, designers, engineers, and business leads to define your team’s vision and roadmap by thoroughly understanding your customers’ needs
  • Coach and develop engineers, cultivating pragmatic engineering decision-making, and leveraging your technical expertise to constantly raise the bar
  • Lead and participate in critical technical, design, and product discussions with leaders across the organization and company

Qualifications

You have:

  • Boundless curiosity
  • Drive to find flaws in a system with many moving parts and take whatever steps are necessary to fix them
  • Demonstrated technical initiative and leadership on previous projects
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Java, Kotlin
  • Go
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Jaeger, Prometheus, SignalFx
  • JUnit
  • Hibernate, Vitess, Guice

Additional Information

Cash App treats all employees and job applicants equally. Every decision is based on merit, qualifications, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with each office’s corresponding state and city guidelines.