Senior Software Engineer - Consumer Banking

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: Kitchener, Canada
  • Position open to remote: No
  • 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 product with a single purpose to a dynamic money app with over 15 million active monthly users.

Loved by customers and by pop culture, we’ve held the #1 spot in finance on the App Store for almost two years, and our social media posts see more engagement in a day than most financial brands see in a year.

With major offices in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Melbourne, Cash App is bringing a better way to send, spend, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to today’s banking system

Job Description

As a member of the Consumer Banking engineering team, you will build new and improve existing banking experiences that our customers depend on every day. The things that you build will create significant impact at scale and challenge the status quo of existing products on the market. In addition, you’ll get a chance to improve our infrastructure to make our systems more robust and scalable.

As a member of the Cash engineering team, you’ll:

  • Scope, design and build new features as well as maintain existing functionality of banking features
  • Design APIs and data models to work within microservice and event-driven architectures
  • Build incrementally and deploy daily
  • Scale systems to a rapidly growing customer base
  • Test everything
  • Participate in all parts of product development, working closely with non-engineering related disciplines (product and design) and adjacent engineering teams

Qualifications

You have:

  • 5+ years of software development or equivalent experience
  • Drive to find flaws in a system with many moving parts and take whatever steps are necessary to fix them
  • The ability to design and build creative solutions to complex problems
  • A desire to perform and grow as an engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience

Technologies we use and teach (you don’t need to have experience using these):

  • Java, Kotlin
  • AWS
  • HTTP, JSON, gRPC, Protocol Buffers
  • OkHttp, Jetty, JUnit, Guice
  • Hibernate, MySQL, DynamoDB
  • Kafka, events, microservices
  • DataDog, Prometheus, SignalFx

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.