Senior Software Engineer (Tax - Server), Cash App

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: San Francisco, United States
  • Position open to remote: Yes
  • Current Square Employee?: Apply via go/jobs with your Square email.

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 30 million active monthly users (as of Aug 2020). Loved by customers and by pop culture, we’ve held the #1 spot in finance on the App Store for more than three 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

Cash App is a mobile-first bank that ranks in the top 10 free apps in the app store with a rapidly growing user base and feature set. Our mission is to provide banking services to all, in particular those that are underserved. Cash app leads financial innovation and continuing in that tradition we are launching a new financial product -- Taxes, into the Cash App ecosystem. As a member of the founding team for this vertical, the ideal person will play a lead in creating the technical requirements, implementing new systems, and integrating existing tax technology into Cash’s infrastructure. 

You will: 

  • Play a role in the initial scoping of product requirements for this new product
  • Design, build and own projects at scale
  • Own features throughout their life cycle, from inception to supporting production
  • Collaborate with your teammates, learn from them and teach them
  • Prioritize maintainable and well-tested code
  • Work with stakeholders, including other engineering teams and with customer operations teams
  • Contribute to shared technologies, including our open source projects

Qualifications

You have: 

  • A desire to perform and grow as an engineer or leader
  • Well-developed curiosity and enjoy building creative solutions to complex problems
  • Taken technical initiative on previous projects

Technologies we use and teach:

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

*This position is open to the following locations: Remote - EST, New York, NY,  Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, Detroit, MI

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, qualifications, professional competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, 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)squareup.com. 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.

Perks

At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible time off
  • Learning and Development resources