Senior Software Engineer- Product Platforms, Cash App

  • Kitchener, ON, Canada
  • 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 member of the Product Platform engineering team, you will be responsible for scaling product development on Cash’s rapidly growing distributed architecture by building core product infrastructure and extending our application frameworks and development tooling. This includes scaling the protocols and rails by which we sync data to our mobile apps, orchestrate product flows, and deliver well-crafted notifications to our customers.

You will:

  • Own and scale core product infrastructure with tremendous processing requirements

  • Manage development tooling to effectively work in a polyrepo architecture

  • Write well-tested code

  • Build incrementally and deploy daily

  • Contribute to the broader tech and open source communities

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

  • Strong desire to perform and grow as an engineer

  • 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

  • DataDog, Prometheus, SignalFx 

  • HTTP, JSON, gRPC, Protocol Buffers

  • OkHttp, Jetty, JUnit, Guice

  • Hibernate, MySQL

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.