Engineering Manager - Crypto, Cash App

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: Seattle, United States

Company Description

Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. Initially 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 app with over 36 million monthly active users. We are bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to the traditional banking system. 

Loved by customers and pop culture, we’ve consistently held the top spot for finance in the App Store for many years, seeing more engagement with millions of followers across social media in a day than most brands see in a year. We are building an ecosystem to redefine the world’s relationship with money by making it universally accessible.

We want to hire the best talent regardless of location. Our employment model is distributed, offering the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Sydney, and Melbourne.

Job Description

The Crypto team is responsible for building, maintaining, and growing Cash App’s blockchain-based financial services.

We are looking for a hands-on technical leader (read: can contribute as a developer) with a history of successfully bootstrapping teams and products to lead a new team and join us in redefining the world’s relationship with money.

You will work alongside leads from all disciplines to expand our existing product line with a mission of empowering individuals across the world by providing financial services based on Bitcoin and other digital assets. 

As a Tech Lead Manager, you will be responsible for designing, building, and improving our crypto products. You will contribute as a developer and support your engineering team as a mentor and manager as it grows.

You will:

  • Lead a new product development team

  • Champion iterative development and customer-first decision making while refining your team’s vision and roadmap

  • Lead and participate in critical technical, design, strategy and product discussions with leaders across the organization and company

  • Participate in all parts of product development, working with non-Engineering related disciplines (Product and Design) and adjacent Engineering teams (Mobile, Platform, Machine Learning, and Data Science)

  • Build a world-class team by hiring exceptional talent, coaching and developing engineers, cultivating pragmatic engineering decision-making, and leveraging your technical expertise to constantly raise the bar

Qualifications

You have:

  • A passion for Bitcoin and other digital assets

  • 8+ years of software development or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years experience directly managing engineers (including providing mentorship, feedback, and investing in the career growth of your team members)

  • Previous success prioritizing urgency, excellence, and delivery in a fast-paced and high-growth environment

  • A history of healthy collaboration with product managers, engineers, and other engineering managers on developing roadmaps and executing against them

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Java, Kotlin

  • Go

  • SQL, NoSQL

  • Kafka

  • Docker, Kubernetes

  • SignalFx, Sentry, Datadog

  • JUnit

  • Hibernate, Vitess, Guice

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.

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, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other 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.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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.

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