Senior Software Engineer - Customer Data Platform, Cash App

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
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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 35 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 an engineer on Cash Growth Platform, you'll be responsible for building a Customer Data Platform (CDP). The CDP powers an Engagement Platform that will enable and measure the unified customer journey, intelligently guiding customers through our ecosystem of products with personalized, relevant experiences.

Example Projects:
* Connecting CDP to Engagement Platform (audiences, events, profile data for dynamic messaging templates)
* Use Case Enablement (Winback, CCO, Boost, Risk, SEV notifications, Experimentation)
* Data Standardization
* Event Squad
* ES1 Migration


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • 8+ years of experience engineering backend systems.

  • Demonstrated technical initiative and leadership on previous projects.

  • Desire to grow into a leadership role.


Technologies We Use and Teach (experience not required):

  • 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, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

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