Senior Software Engineer, Verse

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

Verse is a financial brand within the ecosystem of Square, located in Barcelona. Our goal is to take the friction out of spending and sharing money through peer-to-peer transactions. Our digital wallet allows you to share payments instantly, safely, and free of charge in select European countries.

We are collaborating closely with the Cash App organization to build a product that refines the world’s relationship with money by making it universally accessible. This partnership will  enhance support and continued investment in our company’s growth across the European Union. 

We want to hire the best talent to join our team in Spain. Interested in learning more?

Job Description

As a Verse Backend Engineer, you will create reliable and scalable software for all of our users around the world. You'll manage the back-end development for one or more projects and tackle tough design and product problems alongside other world-class engineers. Our Back-end team uses the best tools for the job (Go, Python, Kubernetes) and we'll need your expertise to help us move fast while keeping high standards of quality by rapidly developing, fast, and secure experiences for our users. You will have an opportunity to demonstrate leadership within the team and make impactful technical contributions.

You will: 

  • Write clean code to develop functional web APIs
  • Contribute to code reviews and create high-quality code
  • Write technical specifications, evaluating the trade-offs
  • Help maintain the infrastructure (monitoring, logging) and deployment pipelines
  • Have ownership of your work, from design to deployment and operation
  • Build robust, lasting, and scalable products Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Collaborate with our app developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Write unit and integration tests for your code
  • Collaborate and work well with the team


You have:

  • Relevant experience programming in Go, Python, .NET, Java or Ruby BS/BA in Computer Science or similar experience in technical field
  • Experience writing clean and maintainable code
  • Persistence when faced with tough technical challenges
  • Love of learning and passion when it comes to helping others
  • Strong collaboration skills

Even better:

  • Good understanding of PostgreSQL
  • Experience operating a Kubernetes cluster
  • Monitoring with Prometheus/Grafana and Elasticsearch/Kibana
  • Experience writing distributed systems using queues (eg: RabbitMQ)
  • Experience in Google Cloud Compute
  • Background in the FinTech industry


  • Relocation Package and Visa Sponsorship provided 
  • Square Equity
  • Healthcare coverage 
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness Perks
  • Paid parental Leave
  • Learning and Development Resources
  • Unlimited Office Food & Beverages

Additional Information

Verse 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, political ideas, ethnicity, origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, social status, union states, kinship 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.

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We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Square is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible.

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.