Engineering Manager - Developer Experience, Cash App

  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are open to hiring in multiple locations within Australia.

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 40 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

Developer Experience builds and operates the tooling required to efficiently develop, deploy and maintain the code in production for Cash Engineers across the globe. We start with our customers' experience and work backwards to the technology. Providing Cash Engineering with the tools, processes and frameworks they need for building, delivering and running high quality software across the globe at scale. Specifically:

  • Tooling that bootstraps the local development environments

  • Tools the assist engineers writing code within the Cash Engineering ecosystem

  • CI tooling and pipelines

  • Delivery tooling and pipelines

You will:

  • Build Developer Experiences tools to enable Cash Engineers to develop, deliver and maintain quality production code for the Cash App.

  • Work with teams across the entire engineering org to enable them to launch Cash App features.

  • Lead engineering initiatives designed to encourage a DevOps culture and drive innovation

  • Work closely with the Platform Technical Product Management team to come up with creative ways to leverage technology to boost the Developer Experience at Cash.

  • Define engineering processes and best practices on a young and growing team.


  • Ability to coordinate work between different stakeholders across the company - engineering, product, design, machine learning, etc.

  • Ability to influence the technical vision of the engineering products that the team is building.

  • Ability to prioritise projects on the roadmap for the highest business impact and engineering excellence.

  • Ability to support your reports to build creative solutions towards the team mission, while coaching them towards their career goals.

  • Boundless curiosity, autonomy, and a strong sense of accountability

  • 1+ year of previous experience managing teams and leading people.

  • 6+ years of software development or equivalent experience

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Kotlin, Go

  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

  • SignalFx, DataDog, Jaeger, Prometheus

  • HTTP, JSON, gRPC, Envoy, and Protocol Buffers

  • Event-driven architecture

Additional Information

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. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

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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